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Coppola Spring Wine Celebration at Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Inevitably, spring comes to Boston. In fits and starts,  the earth warms, the grass greens and myriad buds unfurl. In juxtaposition, a wrenching week of watching evil, tragedy and loss unfold. If ever there was a time for a celebratory nod to the nascent season –  a joyous gathering a tavola celebrating the marriage of food […]

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An Evening to Remember: Dinner with Jean-Charles Boisset at Aura Restaurant

There are many things that could be written about the dinner with Jean-Charles Boisset at Aura Restaurant following the first day of the Boston Wine Expo, but fun would have to be at the top of the list. There was singing, there was clapping, and there was plenty of good cheer and free-flowing wine. And […]

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Out & About – the “World of Wine” Dinner Series at Del Frisco’s

At WineDineWithUs, we’re longtime fans of wine dinners. For us, the auspicious marriage of food and wine is the raison d’etre of the table. And now, new for 2013  Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse is offering a series of four wine dinners that promise to be outstanding. Rather than focusing on a single producer as many wine […]

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Book Review – BACK OF THE HOUSE : The Secret Life of a Restaurant by Scott Haas

The media – particularly television – is littered with celebrity chefs. Littered because many of these stars have limited palates, can’t cook well or run a restaurant (just ask NY Times food critic David Wells). Rather they are telegenic, engaging and adept at dropping mutitudes of f-bombs. How entertaining. The true elite are a much rarer breed. So how is such […]

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Deal or No Deal: Wine Dine With Us at Tico

Glenn: I have been spending too much time across the river in Cambridge and Somerville. I’d lost touch with the realities of dining in the Back Bay. My evening at Tico, though, got me up to speed. The food – what there was of it – was fine – great, fresh, lively flavors. However, we had […]

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He Said, She Said – Boston Food Bloggers Dinner at Wagamama

GLENN – Wagamama has been named “London’s most popular restaurant” multiple times by the Zagat Survey. Founded in 1992 utilizing the model of a Japanese ramen shop, the chain of restaurants was an immediate hit in London town. Several years ago, when the corporation decided to expand across the pond to Boston, there was a lot […]

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He Said, She Said – A Night at the Bloc 11 Pop-Up

GLENN – Like the weather, cultural – including culinary –  trends make their way from the Left Coast and eventually arrive in Boston. Originating out West and now happening  here  – such is the case with the pop-up restaurant, more flamboyantly known as Guerrilla Culinary. (There is an Internet rumor that the concept originated in Brooklyn – […]

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Petit Robert Central Bistro: French Style Returns to Downtown Boston

Just a couple of blocks from where the legendary Maison Robert had been located, the latest outpost of Petit Robert opened last fall.  Though my dining experiences at the South End and Kenmore Square restaurants had been mixed, I was eager to try Central and even more interested to see the decor. As an admitted […]

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Mystery Meet at Myers + Chang – He Said, She Said

Katrin: Glenn and I had such a great time at the first Mystery Meet at Ten Tables that we were quite eager to attend the second one regardless of the location that Seth Resler had chosen.  Of course we were also excited to find out where it would be. Ten Tables would be difficult to […]

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