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Review: Floating Rock

If summer brings an urge for spicy Asian food, this is a splendid place to get some, despite a few chili-pepper compromises.
Spicy Asian that rises above the rest
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  July 29, 2011
Tamarind House -- thai food

Review: Tamarind House

Tamarind House perhaps shows too restrained a hand with its cuisine's boldest flavors, but it's a useful step up from the bowdlerized meekness of the suburban Thai run-of-the-mill.
A gentle step down from our fiercest traditional Thai restaurants
By MC SLIM JB  |  July 22, 2011

What the Miyake family eats

Finding out your daughter's classmate's father is this city's most eye-opening chef makes you feel special.
Visiting a chef at home
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  March 11, 2011

Review: Noodles 102

Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity — life is frittered away by too-fancy restaurants, to paraphrase Harry Thoreau if he were famished and looking for a good, quick meal.
Simply delicious
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 25, 2011

Review: Bayside Bowl

Medical experts believe that modern Americans' tendency to constantly clean and disinfect our environment is hurting our immune systems.
Fueling up for turkeys
By BRIAN DUFF  |  January 28, 2011

Review: Mike's

Mike's, downtown on Congress, bills itself as "home of the rock n roll sandwich." This deli doubles as a shrine to local music — sandwiches are named after local bands, and show posters cover the walls in the back room — and to the idea of rock music in
Rock music as soul food
By BRIAN DUFF  |  November 26, 2010

Review: Apsara Palace

It's more than being loved by our mommy and being safe from barbarians from the North that we take for granted, isn't it? I found myself again and again going to Apsara Palace for lunch when I was in town, kind of a gastronomic migratory impulse, befor
For cheapskate food fans
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 19, 2010