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Anthem Kitchen + Bar
The original Anthem (RIP, 2007) was half bistro, half sports bar, all competent in a way that made it the best oversize restaurant ever between the Department of Mental Health and the variously named Boston Garden.
Half bistro, half sports bar, all quality
| October 22, 2010
As we were on our way home from dinner at Bombay Club, Mrs. Nadeau said, "We didn't try any curries — we missed that."
A favorite local Indian eatery finds a new home
| June 11, 2010
2009: The year in dining
This was an unusual food year for me, in that the recession did not have the expected effect on the local dining scene.
My year in food
| December 25, 2009
Can we fix our broken suburbs?
Action Speaks!, the panel discussion series at Providence art space AS220, wraps up its fall run with a look at the American adventure in suburbia.
| October 23, 2009
The broad brush strokes of Teddy Kennedy's presidential announcement may have uplifted liberal hearts, but Jerry Brown's announcement challenged liberal thinking with some pencil-sharp specifics about the role of government in economic planning for the 1
East Coast, West Coast: It's the Ted & Jerry Show
MARCO TRBOVICH AND CHARLES P. PIERCE
| August 28, 2009
Exotic Sushi and Tapas
Exotic Sushi and Tapas doesn't have the most exotic sushi, but the combination of Japanese bar snacks with their European small-plate counterparts is an unusual angle on fusion that can be worked into a square meal.
A little bit of everything, from Europe to Japan
| June 10, 2009
Pride at 39
Not to downplay this year's Pride Week or anything, but the annual weeklong mélange of events geared toward New England's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community is just one year shy of its 40th anniversary. Which makes it sort of like the nigh
One year shy of middle age, Boston Pride Week has the times on its side
CAITLIN E. CURRAN
| May 29, 2009
Spite the power
While the economy has given us a collective jackboot to the groin, it has also seemingly stirred a civil discontent.
This week in protest saw teens swarm the State House and tired bus drivers rally
| May 08, 2009
There is such a thing as a stupid question
| October 29, 2008
Where's the beef?
“Beef: it’s what’s for dinner,” say the cattle lobby’s TV ads, and I sigh in agreement.
Ten steakhouse alternatives for frugal foodies
MC SLIM JB
| June 04, 2008
The addicted city
This article originally appeared in the April 1, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Why is it that one out of 125 Gloucester residents is a junkie?
| April 03, 2008
Now that we Bostonians have O Ya and the South End’s Oishii, Haru is not a New York–upscale sushi place to us.
Impeccable — not adventurous — sushi
| December 26, 2007
I’m not supposed to like Wagamama, but I do. I’m not supposed to like chains, and Wagamama is a UK-based chain with 79 restaurants in 10 countries.
At the top of the food chain
| October 24, 2007
Two new exhibits take design — the familiar background of our daily lives — and give it immediacy in a gallery setting.
Rethinking design at the ICA, and City Hall at Pinkcomma Gallery
| October 10, 2007
The pitch for Red Sky is that it’s nicer, more upscale, and appeals to a slightly older crowd than the other nightspots around Faneuil Hall.
At night, delight. But take warning.
| August 22, 2007
"The place is over, but the movement is not over, the movement continues," says Evans Thesee (a/k/a DJ E2-E4).
Bidding farewell to DJ Bruno at Boston Rocks
| July 27, 2007
How to save City Hall
All too many Bostonians dismiss City Hall as a windswept monstrosity.
Fight or blight?
| January 16, 2007
Rustic Kitchen is actually the third restaurant of its name in Boston (with another in Hingham).
Long, complicated story. Good, accessible food
| December 27, 2006
The measure of a mayor
This article originally appeared in the May 2, 1978 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
What have ten years of Kevin White meant for Boston?
| November 14, 2006
Wet, hot American summer
On June 2, 2106, it’s hot.
What Boston will be like in 2106 if we do nothing to stop global warming
| June 02, 2006
ID Check: Bob Whetstone
Bob Whetstone may be the most famous man in Boston whom nobody knows.
That Jesus guy
| April 24, 2006
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