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Review: Mei Mei Street Kitchen

Ingredients never travel more than 100 miles to reach Mei Mei Street Kitchen.
Locavore food truck serves slow food fast
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  June 29, 2012

Review: The Well

Foodie snobbery and "locavore" sanctimony have become so egregious that the New York Times Magazine recently made a cover story of one writer's description of participating in a two-day backyard feast in the Napa Valley.
The Well dispenses with snobbery, focuses on food
By BRIAN DUFF  |  August 12, 2011
seafood at Aragosta

Review: Aragosta Bar and Bistro

Sensing, the previous restaurant in this Battery Wharf hotel/condo development, was locavore and high-church French, but too subtle. Aragosta proposes to solve that problem with a more robust cuisine focused on the most local of all ingredients: seafood.
A robust Italian take on locavore cuisine
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  July 01, 2011

Look at This Fucking Hipster Wedding

If you liked it, then you shoulda put a bird on it.
Marching down the aisle with mustache parties, woodland creatures, and letterpress — lots and lots of letterpress.
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  May 27, 2011
Boston seafood restaurant review

Review: Island Creek Oyster Bar

This is confusing, as about eight years ago I reviewed a fine seafood restaurant in this space, where chef Jeremy Sewall was doing terrific things with Island Creek oysters from Duxbury.
A simple, confident take on clam-shack cuisine
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  April 15, 2011

Food on stage

Maine is home to a nationally renowned locavore culinary scene, the oldest organic farming association in the nation (MOFGA), and a plenitude of farms that has increased by nearly 1000 in the past five years — and yet economic pressure to develop acrea
Locavores + thespians = understanding
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 08, 2010