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Madhur Jaffrey Speaks In Brookline; Somerville Restaurants Get More Eclectic

Brookline: Madhur Jaffrey, the authority on Indian cooking, will discuss her new cookbook of South Asian recipes for the home cook at Brookline Booksmith tonight. [Brookline Booksmith]

Brookline Village is down an Irish restaurant during the renovation of Matt Murphy’s. [Brookline Tab]

Back Bay: Monday, Oct 25th, marks the first of four Mondays that Pairings in The Park Plaza Hotel will feature two 90+ rated wines for $10 a glass in their Steals from the Vault series. [Grub Street]

South End: Rocca is hosting a benefit for The Trevor Project “It Gets Better,” Sunday, Oct 24th from 6-10pm. [Rocca]

The Cyclorama is host to Second Glass’ Wine Riot Oct 22nd and 23rd. The wine tasting expo will feature 250 wines, food pairings from area chefs, a DJ, and a photo booth.Tickets can be purchased in advance. [Boston on the Go]

Cambridge: Life Alive, an organic café, has opened its doors on 765 Mass Ave in Central Square. The shop is located in the old Hollywood Video spot and is the second location of the Lowell-based vegetarian restaurant. [Grub Street]

Somerville: Teele Square gains an upscale vegan restaurant this fall with the addition of True Bistro. The 29-seat restaurant, on the corner of Broadway and Curtis, is scheduled to open later this month. [Somerville Scout]

Danny’s Diner was recently shuttered on Beacon St. outside of Porter Square. New owners plan to keep the Danny’s American-driven menu, but are peppering it with Peruvian flair. The newly named Great Taste diner will serve breakfast all day, in the Danny’s tradition. [Somerville Patch]

Framingham: Limey’s, a British pub, opened shop at 101 Concord St. in downtown Framingham this week. The anglocentric restaurant gives MetroWest the British-fare advantage for the Boston region.
[Boston Restaurant Talk]

Madhur Jaffrey Speaks In Brookline; Somerville Restaurants Get More Eclectic