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On the Cheap: Lizzy's

After Prohibition was repealed in 1933, an Italian barber walked into an East Cambridge shoe building and turned it into a bar: Pugliese's.
Comfort grub in a landmark East Cambridge Watering Hole
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  January 20, 2012
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Review: Fill Belly's

As the wheels of the food truck turn, so does the cyclical nature of trends. Fill Belly's latest spin is a retro one: a brick-and-mortar storefront.
A JP comfort-food spot that's been around the block
By LINDSAY CRUDELE  |  July 29, 2011
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Review: Annabelle's Restaurant

Hyde Park is the kind of neighborhood where the idea of a Dorchester businessman coming in to set up a restaurant is big stuff.
American food searching for a niche
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  June 17, 2011

Review: Abyssinia

As Providence has become a foodie mecca over the years, ethnic opportunities have expanded beyond Italian and Portuguese. But African foods? Not so much.
Comfort food from Ethiopia and Eritrea
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 03, 2011
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Review: Geoffrey's Café

Geoffrey's has been around — in the Back Bay, South End, Roslindale, even Utah — but has succeeded for two decades with a sure-handed mix of comfort food and little cheffery, very good prices, and generous portions, especially on dessert.  
Sure-handed comfort food and great value
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  May 20, 2011
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Review: Hot Suppa

When you sit down in one of the comfortable booths for the new dinner service at Hot Suppa, it is hard to remember the many years when Hot Suppa was closed in the evenings.
Hot Suppa’s new dinner service builds on longstanding strengths
By BRIAN DUFF  |  February 18, 2011


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Under $10: Blue Asia

Allston's Blue Asia presents an engaging study in textures, wonderful comfort food served in a welcoming atmosphere.
Pan-Asian cuisine with complimentary manga  
By LINDSAY CRUDELE  |  February 04, 2011
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Franklin Southie

The original Franklin Café in the South End won friends quickly with a unique combination of minimalist but inventive cuisine, comfort food like turkey meatloaf, an innovative wine-pricing scheme ($15 over wholesale), a terrific selection of draft beers
A popular chef's hangout branches out
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  July 03, 2009
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Review: Black Sheep

FORMER FIREHOUSE LIGHTS SMALL SPARK
Former firehouse lights small spark
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  February 04, 2009