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DIY Education

In light of recent budget cuts in average Americans' bank accounts, and the increasingly skyrocketing cost of higher education, Phoenix University (we regret the acronym, but University of Phoenix was taken) has opened its (paper) doors.
Save some dough and take our classes!
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 28, 2012

On the Cheap: Burger King's Bacon Sundae

Is everything really better with bacon?
From the not-so-secret menu
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  July 13, 2012
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Where to go with what's in your pocket (or couch, or car)

After about two weeks of being back in school and eating every meal — day after day after day — in the cafeteria, it's going to start sucking. It's actually written in the student handbook.
Cheap eats
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  September 02, 2011
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Review: Robinwood Café & Grille

The diner — that hallowed bastion of old-time Americana, the predecessor to modern fast-food joints — is simply not one of our long suits. In this relatively weak field, Robinwood Café & Grille, a Jamaica Plain diner, executes solidly on the standby
Executing solidly in the classic New England Greek-American diner tradition
By MC SLIM JB  |  August 19, 2011

Sampling summer standards

Crescent Beach in Cape Elizabeth offers a chance to experience two varieties of summer dining.
Two beachside meals, compared
By BRIAN DUFF  |  June 17, 2011

The best of Providence's mobile cuisine

These are the gems of this growing biz. If you’re already a regular at these places, sorry for the bigger line this time tomorrow. If you’re a rook, enjoy.
Truck nuts
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 10, 2011


Portland broadens its cuisines in 2010

Portland's year in food in 2010 was marked by new ventures on the part of established players on the food scene.
International taste
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 24, 2010
Confirmed: McRibs in Saugus

Confirmed: McRibs in Saugus

Oh hell yeeeeahh. We've confirmed that both Route 1 Saugus McDonald's locations - northbound and southbound - already have McRibs. That's almost two weeks earlier...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  October 20, 2010
The McRib is coming back!

The McRib is coming back!

 Good news! There is finally a reason to live in this economy: the McRib has turned out to be the Jay-Z (or Cher) of sandwiches....
By Ashley Rigazio  |  October 19, 2010
How do you mess up a hot dog?

How do you mess up a hot dog?

Everyone at the Phoenix offices has been rhapsodizing about Tasty Burger. It has been the subject of many office conversations. Its Facebook plaudits abound. Finally,...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  September 23, 2010

New skills for the new job market

Your name here
By DAVID KISH  |  April 23, 2010


Review: Food, Inc.

You are what you eat. And if you're like most Americans, you eat hamburgers made from cows who likely spent their lives crowded in fetid factory farms, ankle-deep in mud and excrement.
As visually flashy as it is viscerally alarming
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 19, 2009