Police say it wasn't the fact that a doorman at Cafe 1221 on Dorchester Avenue had an apparently drunken, angry patron restrained on the sidewalk that bothered them. It was, they say, the blood pouring out of several gashes on his face and head, which suggested to them that more than simple restraint had been applied to the man on the night of Nov. 24.... Read more
Limeduck tries out the new bricks-and-mortar version of Bon Me in Kendall Square (same building as the Friendly Toast):
The BBQ pork was zesty, the bread crusty, the carrots crunchy, the pate livery, the mayo spicy, the cilantro uppity, everything in its place and as it should be, dare I say it maybe a tiny bit better than at the truck. This is a... Read more
Van B. Tang goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week for permission to open a Vietnamese sandwich shop in a stretch of Centre Street that has become a culinary mecca for the neighborhood.
Tang's proposed Banh Mi Ngon would open at 1759 Centre St., next to Christo's and down the street from Thai Spice, Los Amigos, Red-Eyed Pig, Himalayan Bistro, West on Centre and... Read more
Boston Gastronauts reports on the head-cheese subs at Sub City on Beach Street in Chinatown:
All together the sandwich presented me with a unique flavor and texture combination. The amount of veggies on this thing was intense but adding that to the bologna-y jello-y texture of the headcheese and you've got something interesting going on in your mouth.... Read more
David explains why there's a reason they don't call it Tofu Pasteur.
Prices up at Saigon Hut, some say the food's not as good, but Jimbo didn't notice much of a difference.
Lynne says Dante in Cambridge offers good Mediterranean food to go with some great views.
Jen Langley says El Pelon in the Fenway has the best tacos I've ever had.
Boston Restaurant Talk: Decent Boneless Buffalo Wings at Donohue's in Watertown
Dave Alpert says The Grill in Brockton (yes) has the best ribs in the Boston area.
Michelle says she won't... Read more
Spatch says he won't be returning to Pho Hoa on Beach Street, even if it did up the weirdness quotient by replacing Vietnamese music with the Bee Gees:
... The pho wasn't made fresh to order, which amazed me. How lazy do you have to be to insist upon, as your working model, bowls o' pho just sitting around doing nothing? I mean, it's... Read more