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On the Cheap: Felcaro Pizzeria

By day, there isn't much to distinguish Cambridge Street's Felcaro Pizzeria from the infinitude of American pizza joints.

By ERIC TWARDZIK  |  February 22, 2013

Review: Uncle Jo Jo’s Pizza & Pasta

Since there are more Italian restaurants on Federal Hill than potholes on Providence sidestreets, it's easy for newcomers without favorite spots to just go home and order Chinese delivered.
Bountiful simplicity
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 25, 2013

Review: Federal Hill Pizza

No, Federal Hill Pizza was not driven into Warren exile by the envy of its Italian restaurant competitors on Providence's Federal Hill.
It’s in Warren. Go!
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 30, 2012

World's Oddest Pizza Toppings

Order up!
By DAVID KISH  |  November 09, 2012

Review: Pizzeria Mezzo

Since it opened in May, Pizzeria Mezzo (half pizza/half "BBQ") has become the go-to spot in Wakefield for a casual supper for summer visitors, South County locals, URI students, and everyone in between.
Sublime pies, and ‘BBQ’ too
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  September 14, 2012

On the Cheap: Penguin Pizza

Let us warn you ahead of time: the ceiling fans at Mission Hill's best craft beer bar (cleverly masquerading as a pizza joint), Penguin Pizza, do not double as air conditioning.
The best craft beer in town
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  August 31, 2012


Review: La Strada Café & Pizzeria

Summer at the seashore isn't just about clam shacks, and certainly not in Matunuck ever since La Strada opened last year.
The real thing
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 10, 2012

Review: SoHo

When you walk in to SoHo, an elaborate panorama of Manhattan skyscrapers catches your eye above the bar.
Funky and chic in Narragansett
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 30, 2012

Review: Area Four

Area Four's Web site describes it as "Coffee, Bakery, Bar, Oven."
All-day delights near Kendall Square
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  March 16, 2012

Review: Neo Pizza

In today's stressful economy, it's a boost to find an eatery with 10 dinners under $10, and another two at $10.50 and $10.75.
Award-winning pies (and much more)
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  February 24, 2012

Top slices

College is all about ordering pizza at all hours, often delivered to dorms or apartments hosting major cram sessions (or, you know, other student-type activities). But what if you're out and about, on the town, and want a slice for lunch?
Standouts in by-the-piece pies
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 27, 2012


On the Cheap: Ecco Pizzeria

I'm not sure when Allston woke up and decided it needed a new pizza joint on every other block, but I'm not complaining, and neither is my fridge.
A much-needed break from the everyday slice
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  January 13, 2012

Pizza paradise

Friends don't let friends order Domino's.
Hungry? You've come to the right place
By PHILIP EIL  |  September 30, 2011
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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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Can a single woman peacefully co-exist with schlubby bachelor roommates? Absolutely!

Wait — you're living with guys? Don't you know they're filthy creatures who don't clean up after themselves and leave a trail of Doritos everywhere they go?!
Bachelor pad
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  September 02, 2011

Stunt pizzas

Pizza pies on the silver screen.
By DAVID KISH  |  August 26, 2011


Review: Otto Pizza

Inside the cramped quarters of Otto, you'll find a jovial crew who seem to be enjoying the hell out of making pizza. The flaky-crusted pies rest on raised, outward-facing shelves behind the counter, displayed like portraits.
Painting the palate in Harvard Square
By STEVE MILLER  |  August 26, 2011
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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
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  August 19, 2011

Review: Trattoria Romana South

You get the idea at Trattoria Romana South that the restaurant is the expression of a particular personality, even if you don't know that it was established by Luciano Canova.
Balancing plain and fancy
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 19, 2011
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Review: 30 Minutes or Less

Nick ( Jesse Eisenberg), a pizza delivery guy, rips off some adolescents — boys from the same demographic the movie is pitched to — promising them something fun and illicit and then just taking their money. You kids about to pay 10 bucks to see this, ta
Offensive but unfunny comedy
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 12, 2011
30 minutes or less backtalk

Jesse Eisenberg and Nick Swardson get to work

Following his star turn as a ruthless, if socially awkward, billionaire in David Fincher's The Social Network, Jesse Eisenberg returns to the screen as a downtrodden pizza delivery boy-man in Ruben Fleischer's 30 Minutes or Less. Nick Swardson plays Eis
Teen dreams
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  August 12, 2011

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Review: Posto

Some places, no matter how good, manage to fly under the radar. And the recent trend of restaurateurs opening a pizza place, establishing a reputation as a lower-priced, "On the Cheap" joint, and then upscaling into a full-tilt sit-down spot (see: Nebo),
Top-notch Italian that's under the radar no more
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  August 05, 2011

Review: La Befana

One of the nice things about hating blasphemous BBQ-chicken nonsense pizza is that when you really want to throw down in the name of authenticity, you can look to the European Union, which granted protected status to traditional Neapolitan pizza in 2009.
Authentic pizza that respects its roots
By LINDSAY CRUDELE  |  May 20, 2011

Rally to support Wisconsin labor Tues at Mass. State House -- or just send pizza

As the historic protests in Wisconsin compete with the historic popular uprisings in the Middle East, Massachusetts labor organizers are rallying in solidarity with WI...
By Carly Carioli  |  February 22, 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

Flatbread Company at Sacco's Bowl Haven

A trip down Sacco's memory lanes
A trip down Sacco's memory lanes
By MICHAEL GOETZMAN  |  December 10, 2010

Meet the Mayor: Fóumami Asian Sandwich Bar

Meet the Mayor: Fóumami Asian Sandwich Bar

Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats. Fóumami Asian Sandwich BarLiz Polay-Wettengel All I...
By Barry Thompson  |  November 25, 2010

Finding the fairest food: Sampling falafel, deep-fried Oreos, bacon puffs, and more at Fryeburg

There are few things more American than the fair.
Where else but the fair can you find tractor-pulling competitions, calf scrambles, treacherous-looking carnival rides, and ridiculous food, all in one place?
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  October 15, 2010

Reviewer's notebook: Tavolo and Sanette’s Karoo Kafe

Tavolo snuck under my radar because Chris Douglass, then well-known for Icarus, had made his first Dorchester move with Ashmont Grill, an admitted bistro.
Much more than pizza in Dorchester, and South African delights in Provincetown
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  September 10, 2010

Savor the local flavor

In some college towns, you're lucky if you can find two or three good eateries. In Providence, you could get through med school and still not be done exploring — especially if you're willing to venture deep into the city and out across Rhode Island.
Hungry? You've come to the right place
By MARION DAVIS  |  September 03, 2010