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Celebrating 2011 in dining, all over the place

This past year was so simple. It was the year of the gastropub, and if you didn't paint the ceiling black and put the menu or the beer list on a blackboard, you were old school.  
The year in restaurants
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  December 23, 2011

Review: The Abbey(1)

The Abbey may resemble just another corner grub pub, but I'm here to declare that this Elmhurst mainstay (near the Providence College campus) is home to the best cheeseburger in Providence.
The best burger in Providence, brick by brick
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 07, 2011
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Review: The Abbey

We could spend a lot of time trying to decide what, exactly, the Abbey is, while plenty of people are crowding in simply to enjoy themselves.
Washington Square's new neighborhood jewel
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  May 13, 2011
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Relax? Don't do it!

Lounge lizards, lament.
The latest casualty of the economic crisis? Lounges. And possibly leisure itself.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  November 19, 2008