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‘A wonderful, magical animal’

The Simpsons, "Lisa the Vegetarian," episode 705, 1995
Homeric Wisdom
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 01, 2013
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Jews wrestle with pork

Rabbi Jared Saks, of Maine's largest Jewish congregation, no longer subscribes to his religion's most well-known taboo.
Preferably pastured, it’s no longer treif for many locavores
By LAURA MCCANDLISH  |  February 01, 2013
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Embracing everything but the squeal in Porkland

Bacon is so 2010 — no one is surprised to find cured and candied pork belly in cocktails and chocolate bars anymore.
Going whole hog
By LAURA MCCANDLISH  |  February 01, 2013
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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
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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
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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
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Review: Pikaichi

Recall your halcyon college days, wandering the brick-laid corridors of knowledge. By bricks, I'm referring to crinkly packages of Top Ramen, diet of the Precambrian, pre-kitchen culinarian.  
Real ramen returns to Allston
By LINDSAY CRUDELE  |  April 22, 2011
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Review: East Ender

Those French know how to cook. But here in America, French cuisine too often comes with a demi-glace of pedantry and a side of self-congratulation.
France meets New England
By BRIAN DUFF  |  April 15, 2011
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Lamb Jam Thank You Ma'am

On February 20, eight women gathered in an anodyne conference room in the Charles Hotel to eat and pass judgment on 17 courses of lamb. I was one of them.
Our reporter eats meat. A lot of meat.
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  March 04, 2011
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Meet your meat

Opening the door to a large walk-in cooler and seeing a massive cow carcass hanging from a metal hook is a slightly jolting reminder that meat doesn't just appear in neat little packages in the grocery store.
Does your butcher make house calls?
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  March 04, 2011


Review: W.B. Cody's

There aren't any theme parks close by, but a drive down to Westerly will get you to a close approximation with bells on. Well, with chaps and spurs on. W.B. Cody's is a barbecue specialist — local, not a chain — with a Western theme clearly inspired by
Buffalo Bill BBQ
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 24, 2010
Fuck the pigs!!

Fuck the pigs!!


(Beware vegetarians, you will probably cry from this) Not only have the stupid mud-bathing brats ru...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  April 28, 2009
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Hanmaru

Hanmaru is back from the ashes of a 2008 fire that closed down many nearby businesses.
Allston Korean with an unusual specialty, and plenty more
By MC SLIM JB  |  April 10, 2009
Megaphone, Santoro, Ok Go and WTF?

Megaphone, Santoro, Ok Go and WTF?


Plug your ears, Megaphone Madness is back! Henry Satoro: 180 is about the Kennedys, Ok Go ...
By Charlie  |  March 12, 2009
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Patrick, the potato, and pork

In just a few short days, the life of Saint Patrick will be celebrated the world over with his namesake holiday, Ireland's most visible mark on the global calendar.
An affordable Irish dinner
By TODD RICHARD  |  March 04, 2009


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Everything is coming up bacon

Pigs are noble creatures, selflessly giving of their delectable flesh — and we need as many of them as we can get.
That intoxicating smell, the siren-call sizzle — looks like pop culture has gone hog wild
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 22, 2008