Rene Michelena

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Central 37

The food wasn’t great Rene Michelena, but it was him, and fun, and there are some real advantages to being the only diners in the room.
Good food if you can find it
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  September 17, 2008

Eatin’ good in Boston’s ’hoods

Part of the backbone of any urban neighborhood is its small, independent restaurants.
15 joints, pubs, and bistros worth the trip
By MC SLIM JB  |  September 20, 2007


Are you ready for fusion comfort food?
Delicious, well-priced food is music to our ears
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  April 04, 2007

Talk soup

Like black ice, soup season comes around when it’s bone-chilling and dark and you’re craving something warm to curl your hands around.
’Tis the season for bowls of the hot stuff, from chowders to stews, bisques to consommés  
By LOUISA KASDON  |  January 26, 2007

2005 Boston Restaurant Awards

Once again we reach year’s end, and I pass out some awards to summarize the year in restaurant reviews.
The best of this year's dining
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  January 07, 2006