Mark Gaier, (left) and Clark Fraiser.If you've ever been to Summer Winter Restaurant in Burlington, MA, and caught glimpses of chef-owners Mark Gaier and Clark Fraiser flitting between tables, you'll understand why we're so pumped about their appearances on this season of Top Chef Masters
sad, sad, thing when waves of tourists looking for a night of Boston cuisine, totter out of the Seaport
Hotel, bedecked in pastel pants and wedges, then descend upon the restaurants
directly adjacent to their lodgings. How very adventurous.
do understand the desire for ease, and agree that a bumpy cab ride into an
unfamiliar city always seems a bit risky and exhausting, it was with a heavy
heart that I watched endless variations on the same tanned, blond, bright-eyed
tourist theme walk through the revolving doors of Rosa Mexicano last Friday
Sigh. Here's some Lucky Peach goodness to read while you wait.
About a month ago, there was talk of beloved Fenway burger joint Tasty Burger setting up
camp in the spot currently occupied by Davis Square landmark, The
Rosebud Diner. Fear not, Rosebud loyalists, it turns out the rumors were wrong.
Charlotte Silver looks exactly as I pictured she would, from
her leopard print cat-eye glasses all the way to her mother's vintage leopard print
and Sabrina Key live in an ordinary house on an ordinary street in Hanover, MA.
The organic, preservative-free, so-freakin'-delicious-you-could-easily-eat-a-box-in-under-an-hour
bon bons being carefully dipped and decorated in their basement kitchen are