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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After Prohibition was repealed in 1933, an Italian barber walked into an East Cambridge shoe building and turned it into a bar: Pugliese's.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
| January 20, 2012
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
| July 29, 2011
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
| June 17, 2011
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
| June 03, 2011
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
| May 20, 2011
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
| February 18, 2011
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
| February 04, 2011
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
| July 03, 2009
Review: Black Sheep
FORMER FIREHOUSE LIGHTS SMALL SPARK
Former firehouse lights small spark
| February 04, 2009
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