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Boston Restaurant Blog -- February, 2013

Below are blog entries from February, 2013. Use the links in the left column to do a quick search of blog entries, or to see blog entries from other months. And feel free to use the "Comments" links under each blog entry to reply to us; your comments just might end up in our Boston restaurant blog! (Note: This page is part of our restaurant features section.)

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February, 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013
Nine Updated Reviews in 2013 So Far

We are two months into 2013 and a few new reviews have been posted onto the site so far this year. But a number of other "re-reviews" have been posted as well, as we returned to nine restaurants since the beginning of the year. Included are a burger and beer place in Somerville, a Greek cafeteria-style spot in Woburn, a Mediterranean eatery in Roslindale, and a local watering hole in Boston's North End. Links to all of the updated reviews can be found below:

Angela's Coal Fired Pizza, Saugus
City Girl Cafe, Cambridge
Dogwood Cafe, Jamaica Plain, MA
Foley's Backstreet Grille, Stoughton
Monte's Restaurant, Lynn
The Restaurant, Woburn
Sophia's Grotto, Roslindale
Victoria's, Diner, Boston
Waterfront Cafe, Boston (North End)

More updated (and new) restaurant reviews will be on the way over the coming weeks and months, so keep checking back!

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Time to Update Our Irish Pubs List

St. Patrick's Day is still nearly a month away, but it will be here before you know it. And for those of you who are thinking that you might just be heading to an Irish pub or two that evening, we have a list of pubs in the Boston area within the site, which can be found at the following link:

This list has been up for awhile, but it was recently updated to reflect several openings and closings (including Eugene O'Neill's in Jamaica Plain among the openings and Four Green Fields in downtown Boston among the closings), but more updates are probably needed. If you know of any Irish pubs that should be added to the list--or taken off the list because they have closed--please post a comment here or go to the link above, which has links to both Facebook and Twitter, where you can also let us know.

Thanks for any suggestions that you give us!

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As you probably know by know, today is Valentine's Day, and many restaurants are already booked--at least during the peak dinner times. So if you haven't made reservations and are still looking for a place to go out to eat tonight, some of the following links may help give you some ideas:

Chat on Romantic Restaurants in the Boston Area and Elsewhere in New England

Slideshow: Twelve Romantic Restaurants in the Boston Area and Beyond

Restaurants That Are Both Romantic and Reasonably Priced?

Ten Romantic Restaurants in the Boston Area

Have a great Valentine's Day, all!

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Friday, February 1, 2013
Twelve Romantic Restaurants in the Greater Boston Area and Beyond

photo of The Old Mill, Westminster, MAFor those of you who are looking for romantic restaurants to go to, be it for Valentine's Day, a date night, or just a place for quiet conversation and nice atmosphere, there are definitely a lot of them in the Greater Boston area and elsewhere in New England, ranging from casual and inexpensive places with nice atmosphere to world-class bucket-list spots. Our latest photo slideshow looks at a number of eateries that lean a bit toward the former category (none are particularly dressy places and none are outrageously expensive) that may be good options for you and your loved one. Most of these are lesser-known dining spots, with some being out in the country, making for a nice little road trip--though none are all that far from Boston.

To see our romantic restaurant slideshow, please go to the following link.

Slideshow for Romantic Restaurants in the Boston Area and Beyond

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