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March 2012 Archive

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BOSTON RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

Chef/owner Erwin Mei owned the King Fung Garden in Chinatown before moving to Brookline. He is now back in Chinatown at China King with his signature Peking duck with homemade pancakes, presented in three courses: skin, stir-fry and soup. The restaurant sits in the former Rainbow Cafe space and offers everything from Peking ravioli, steamed pork buns, scallion pie and Shanghai chow mein to rice cake with pork and pickled cabbage, sweet pickled jellyfish and Hon Sue Lamb. Lunch & Dinner daily. China King, 60 Beach St., Boston, MA 02111, 617-542-1763.
 
Slate Bar and Grill is the Financial District's newest hot spot for breakfast and lunch. Lots of suits are found here in the early morning hours ordering egg sandwiches and toasted almond croissant French toast. Aptly named sandwiches for lunch include the CEO, Middle Management and Intern cheese melts. For more information, call 857-263-7372 or visit www.slatebarandgrill.com. Breakfast Mon.-Fri., Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat. Slate Bar and Grill, 109 High St., Boston, MA 02110, 857-263-7372.
 
Jody Adams of Rialto fame opened her latest restaurant, Trade, in the city's trendy hot spot known as Atlantic Wharf. The restaurant is located along the Boston waterfront and Rose Kennedy Greenway and features Italian-inspired small plates, flatbreads and comfort food favorites with a twist like seared half chicken with burnt orange, dates, pistachios and quinoa. Trade, 540 Atlantic Ave., Boston, MA 02110, 617-451-1234.
 

News Bytes

ImprovBoston hosts Pig: A Restaurant food show at ImprovBoston on March 23
Writer Leila Cohan-Miccio and Lauren Conlin Adams have harnessed their backgrounds in the food industry to create a solo show known as Pig: A Restaurant at ImprovBoston that lampoons everything from celebrity chef culture to ultra-locavorism. The show is being held on Friday, March 23, at 7 p.m. and tickets are $12.
 
Craigie on Main in Cambridge Restaurant Week: Craigie's Way
Cambridge's Craigie on Main is offering its own version of Restaurant Week March 18-23 & 25-30. Chef Tony Maws will serve a $40 four-course or $55 six-course menu from 9 p.m. each Tuesday through Thursday, plus Sunday during these dates. Reservations are strongly suggested. Craigie on Main, 853 Main St., Cambridge, MA 02139, 617-497-5511.
 

Chef Shuffle

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Closings

CLOSED FOR GOOD
Take your taste buds on a walk down memory lane! Check out our exclusive closed restaurant database for Boston to virtually visit your favorite dining spots from the past. The Federalist, R.I.P.

Sel de la Terre, the Provençal restaurant from chef Frank McClelland (L'Espalier), has been sold and will close in the spring. The locations of Sel de la Terre in the Back Bay and Sel de la Terre in Natick will remain unchanged. Sel de la Terre, 255 State St., Boston, MA 02109, 617-720-1300.
 

BostonChefs.com is a site featuring the area’s top chefs and their cuisine via a portfolio of color photos of the chef’s signature dishes, a chef bio and picture, etc. Check out e-licious, their semi-monthly email newsletter. They also feature lots of restaurant job postings!

CULINARY EVENTS
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