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Better than candy

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What gives these restaurants staying power? Everything from an enlightened landlord to Larry’s lobster fritters

Twenty-five years is an eternity in the restaurant industry, which thrives only at the whim of fickle diners, a fluctuating economy, and rising rents. We’ve seen a spate of high-profile closures recently, from Cambridge’s Les Sablons and Tupelo to Boston’s Doretta Tavern and Townsman. As my colleague Shirley Leung recently pointed out in a column… Read more »

The Smoke Shop: Assembly Row’s Basilica of Barbecue

from The Harvard Crimson | by Jack M. Schroeder Vegetarians beware: Andy Husbands’ newest The Smoke Shop BBQ delivers on its promise to please patrons with savory meat dishes. The Assembly Row Smoke Shop restaurant is best experienced when there’s going to be a football game. Large plasma televisions greet patrons walking in, and they… Read more »


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Boston’s Best 2018

Improper Bostonian Chef Andy Husbands’ long experience vying for prizes in national slow-smoke barbecue competitions is fully evident at his pair of full-service BBQ joints, most especially in his oversized, gorgeously crusted St. Louis-style pork ribs. But the hits keep coming with excellent renditions of brisket, pulled pork, Texas hot links, smoked-then-fried chicken wings, collard… Read more »

Best of Boston 2018

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The North End – Boston’s Little Italy

First time visitors to Boston’s North End neighborhood will have no doubt that they’re in the right place when they arrive.  The architecture, the vibe, and of course all of the Italian restaurants are so distinctly different from anywhere else in Boston that it stands out as a special place. The North End is a… Read more »

Seasonal Specials From The Kitchen

Fresh new flavors for you to savor are at Haru! Try our latest menu, including our new Tuna Sashimi: Granny Smith apple, yuzu kosho-apple vinaigrette, shishito peppers and daikon sprout. Or, roll in and try our Sushi Roll Contest winning roll, the Uptown Roll: Alaskan King Crab rolled with pickled jalapeños, spicy mayo and tempura… Read more »