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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
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  October 22, 2010

Bombay Club

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
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  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
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  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.
Action Speaks!
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  October 23, 2009

The annunciations

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

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
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  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
By 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
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 08, 2009

Tax evasion

There is such a thing as a stupid question
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  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
By 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?

By RIC KAHN  |  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
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  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
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  October 24, 2007

Everyday use

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
By DAVID EISEN  |  October 10, 2007

Red Sky

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.
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  August 22, 2007

Endless Utopia

"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
By DAVID DAY  |  July 27, 2007


How to save City Hall

All too many Bostonians dismiss City Hall as a windswept monstrosity.
Fight or blight?
By DAVID EISEN  |  January 16, 2007

Rustic Kitchen

Rustic Kitchen is actually the third restaurant of its name in Boston (with another in Hingham).
Long, complicated story. Good, accessible food
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  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?
By TOM SHEEHAN  |  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
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 02, 2006

ID Check: Bob Whetstone

Bob Whetstone may be the most famous man in Boston whom nobody knows.
That Jesus guy  
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  April 24, 2006