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Pam Aghababian

  1. Price Check
    Lobster Prices Hover Around $7.64 This WeekWhere to find this weekend’s cheapest crustaceans.
  2. The Other Critics
    Istanbul’lu Serves Up Home-Style Turkish Food; Mumbai Chopstix Mixes Up AsianPlus, Tostado Sandwich Bar makes crispy sandwiches out of the tastiest of ingredients, and Bergamot pays attention to the smallest of details.
  3. Openings
    Jason Bond Set To Leave Beacon Hill Bistro, Open BondirNew restaurant will showcase a cuisine similar to that of Beacon Hill Bistro.
  4. mediavore
    Fire Damages Landmark Grocery Store; Local Fish Is Still Fine To EatPlus, locavore restaurants ignore their mission when it comes to wine, and “kitchen vacations” are growing in popularity.
  5. Closings
    Naked Fish Chain Down To One LocationBillerica and Framingham locations have closed, leaving only the Waltham location open.
  6. Menus
    What to Eat at Treat Cupcake Bar, Bringing Design-Your-Own Cupcakes to NeedhamWith plenty of choices, you can design exactly the cupcake you want.
  7. Mediavore
    Group Pushes To Repeal Alcohol Sales Tax; European Parliament Calls for Ban onPlus, milkmen are still making the rounds in Southern California, and Baltimore has hired a food czar to improve the way the city eats.
  8. Closings
    Tip Top Thai in Somerville ClosesThe predominantly take-out restaurant served Thai and Japanese.
  9. Closings
    Skara Grill in West Roxbury ClosesThe Greek restaurant had been open for just over a year.
  10. Mediavore
    Rooftop Gardens Offer the Freshest Produce to Chefs; Sommeliers Nose Out BadAlso, fast food leads advertising to children, and Western-style food leads to health concerns in Asia.
  11. Menus
    What to Eat at Silk Road BBQ, Bringing Central Asian Cooking Techniques to theGrilled meats and cool salads are perfect foods to eat in the park.
  12. Blogston Proper
    Leisure Station Has Customizable Bubble Tea; All Star Sandwich Bar Has ImprovedAlso, Croissant du Jour has sinful breakfast treats, and Crema Cafe scores a 10.
  13. Closings
    Rod Dee in Coolidge Corner Set To CloseNew Rod Dee, just up Beacon Street, will remain open.
  14. Mediavore
    Ethnic Crops See Rise In Sales; Picky Eating May Be a Mental DisorderPlus, living in close proximity to a restaurant may affect BMI, and Spam celebrates a birthday.
  15. Price Check
    Lobster Prices Stay Steady at About $7.59 This WeekWhere to find this weekend’s cheapest crustaceans.
  16. The Other Critics
    Where to Find the Best Waterfront Dining; Stoddard’s Serves ‘Cheffed-Up’ ComfortPlus, Kowloon is the place for guilty pleasures, and Mix Flavor Brazilian Grill lives up to its name.
  17. Openings
    Flatbread Company Pairs Pizza With Bowling in Davis SquarePizza, beer, and bowling, together at last.
  18. Mediavore
    Sunday Brunch Gets a Little Boozier; White House Chefs Are Using Their StarAlso, Emeril Lagasse gets a new show on the Cooking Channel, and European chefs are turning to the local and seasonal produce movement.
  19. Openings
    Chutney’s Now Open in Harvard SquareLate night Indian take-out comes to The Garage.
  20. Cartography
    Food Truck Festival Planned for AugustAll of your favorite food trucks gathered in one place for ultimate gluttony.
  21. Menus
    What to Eat at Think Tank, Now Serving Up Asian-Influenced Fare in KendallBento boxes, burgers, and beignets, all in a loungey atmosphere.
  22. Mediavore
    Former Popeyes Franchisee Fined; School Kids Not Buying Jamie Oliver’s MealsPlus, a look at new summer treats, and Seattle goes compostable with fast food service ware.
  23. Lawsuits
    Brookline’s Buddachen Changes Name After SuitNewly-named Budda C has been serving pan-Asian cuisine since February.
  24. Menus
    What to Eat at Life Alive, Bringing Vegetarian Food to Central SquareRice bowls, soups, salads, and smoothies round out the organic menu
  25. Closings
    Smoothie Chain Robeks Leaves BostonFor a city that loves ice cream so much, smoothies never found their place.
  26. Mediavore
    New England Obesity Rates Rising; Dunkin’ Donuts Strike May Be On the HorizonPlus, Using kitchen scraps in compost, and Starbucks adds new iced coffee to VIA product line.
  27. Empire Building
    Back Bay Social Club Prepping To OpenBreakfast, lunch, and dinner daily means lots of staff.
  28. Blogston Proper
    East Coast Grill Celebrates 75 Years of Canned Beer; The Gallows’ Scotch Egg IsPlus: 28 Degrees hits the spot for social dining, and Trattoria di Monica is like a little slice of Italy.
  29. Openings
    J.A. Stats Expanding Into South BostonStats Bar & Grille will offer up sandwiches, burgers, and an innovative cocktail list.
  30. Empire Building
    Downtown Crossing To Become a Burger MeccaUBurger, b.good, and new spot the Back Deck will bring many options to the area.
  31. Empire Building
    Petit Robert Finds a Permanent Home in Downtown CrossingPetit Robert Central brings French food to former Vinalia location.
  32. Mediavore
    Shrek Sells Kids On Onions; Genetically-Altered Salmon May Soon Be OnPlus, a Top Chef crosses over onto Entourage, and “scooped-out” bagels might not be the best way to cut carbs.
  33. Price Check
    Lobster Prices Down to About $7.59 a Pound This WeekWhere to find this weekend’s cheapest crustaceans.
  34. The Other Critics
    Kelly’s Roast Beef Is Better at the Beach; Yak & Yeti Brings Mount Everest toPlus, Russell House Tavern features not-so-small plates, and working a restaurant kitchen on Nantucket is no vacation.
  35. Openings
    Guru the Caterer Branching Out Into the Financial DistrictD’Guru will bring Indian combo meals to Boston.
  36. Mediavore
    Not Enough Meals or Wheels to Go Around; Americans Love Their Salty FoodsPlus: “Organic” beauty products to be held to same standards as organic food, and why you may want to wash your reusable grocery bag, all in our morning news roundup.
  37. Openings
    Central Square Welcomes Flour3 TomorrowJoanne Chang’s line of baked goods cross the river.
  38. Bookshelf
    Celebrity Chef Cookbooks: Ming Tsai EditionOne-Pot Meals will feature healthy and easy dishes.
  39. App-etizing
    New App Gives Diners A Feel For Restaurant AmbianceEats! gives users a panoramic view of restaurants
  40. Mediavore
    Provincetown Bars Extend Hours; Chipotle Reaches 1,000 RestaurantsA Search Of Google Patents Turns Up Some Strange Food-Related Inventions; Eating Certain Foods Can Permanently Change Body Odor
  41. Foodievents
    Taste of Cambridge PostponedThe zero-waste event will feature a wide array of restaurants from Cambridge.
  42. Neighborhood Watch
    b.good Opens 7th Location; Brookline Halts Liquor Licenses