Across The Menuniverse: So Complicated

• What do a Boston-area restaurant and a bookmarking site have in common? Confusing names. [MP: Boston]

• If you want to make Alinea’s smoked paprika taffy at home, you’d better plan ahead. [MP: Chicago]

• As Philly anxiously awaits the outcome of this year’s World Seriesl, they snack on pretzels and mustard. [MP: Philadelphia]

• Celebratory dinners with group checks are the worst. Even worse than the worst? When your go-to restaurant for such shindigs closes. [MP: San Francisco]

• You know who could use a bailout? Miami restaurateurs. [MP: South Florida]

Across The Menuniverse: So Complicated