Archive | March, 2010
Radius RW 2010: Dessert

Thursdays in the Heights: Radius

Bite Of Boston Radius Hits The Mark During Restaurant Week By Jenny Liu Published: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Better than Shark Week. Or even Fleet Week.  Boston Restaurant Week Winter is here, and as you are reading this sentence, it may be one or two days away from ending on March 26. Is there that [...]

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El Pelon: Pollo Taco

New Opening: El Pelon Taqueria

El Pelon Taqueria opened a block down my college hovel a few days ago, and it wasn’t until today when I was getting some milk and bread from the convenience store next door that my roommate Erin and I decided to stand on the lengthy opening-days-line for some Mexican grub. The decor is an upgrade [...]

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Jiao zi; Aug 2009

Thursdays in the Heights: Dumplings with Jenny

Dumplings With Jenny Published: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 The Chinese call them “jiao zi,” and the Japanese call them “gyouza.” Boston College Dining might call them “Chinese ravioli,” although that name is a gross mash-up of cultures. I call them delicious. Plump, juicy, and in big bite sizes that ooze with umami, dumplings are the [...]

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St. Patty’s Meal: Guinness and Stew

Irish in Boston

I wore green today, but you know, it’s not like I would have punch you in the face if you had not worn red for Chinese New Year. When I experienced my first St. Patrick’s Day in Boston three years ago, Larissa, Eric, and I went into Southie, ducked under the barricades, and as freshmen [...]

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Helmand River, south of Kajaki village

Thursdays in the Heights: Helmand

Afghan Delights Done Impeccably At Helmand By: Jenny Liu Published: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 If there is one thing that will compel me to take two buses, one train, and then forge onward by foot through the frigid northeastern winds, it is very good food. Helmand, an Afghan restaurant in Cambridge, is capable of such [...]

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