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Review: Think Tank Bistrotheque
The owners have some very good ideas about food and drink — Southeast Asian treats are cool, and craft cocktails go better with them than wine does — but they have also produced some decisions that make the rest of us scratch our heads.
Southeast Asian treats among some head-scratchers
| August 19, 2011
Review: Jasmine Taste of Persia
Boston is fortunate to boast a number of worthy budget-priced Persian restaurants, among which Jasmine Taste of Persia, located in a stretch of Watertown thick with indie restaurants and Armenian bakeries/grocers, has to rate highly.
A winning introduction to an underrated cuisine
MC SLIM JB
| August 05, 2011
Review: Boston Kabob Company
A few doors down from the Brighton Music Hall, there's a new Middle Eastern food stop grilling kabobs with sex appeal.
Middle Eastern served with a side of sex appeal
| May 06, 2011
Jerusalem Pita & Grill
Our first real review of the new year, and already we are ticking off one of last week’s resolutions for restaurateurs.
Savory, kosher, and so much more
| January 07, 2011
It can be very good when a fine chef moves downmarket, adding focus and financial discipline to pure talent.
The former Ariadne goes back to basics
| November 12, 2010
A wadi is a dry creek — until it rains, and then it becomes an oasis.
An oasis of outstanding Middle Eastern cuisine
| October 08, 2010
Fordee's Falafel and Deli
I've added a new entry to my growing catalogue of "stupid reasons why I waited too long to try some restaurant": the unlikely name.
A winning way with the humble ground-chickpea croquette
MC SLIM JB
| December 18, 2009
Boston Kebab House
Dozens of lousy fast-food chain outlets dot the Financial District. (If I worked there, I'd frequent Chinatown for lunch.)
An oasis of fresh Turkish and American food in the Financial District desert
MC SLIM JB
| October 09, 2009
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