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Truth in Truckvertising at The Bacon Truck

Another wind-blown lunch at City Hall Plaza. Today, we chose The Bacon Truck. Judging by the line, most people felt there was no other choice, though Green Bean Mobile Cafe (with solar panels, a bit of a joke at City Hall Plaza) and Mediterranean Home Cooking (with burek, more on that next week) looked pretty good.…
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Savory Scone Update: Doubles at Dwell Time

Can it be we've gone two years without a Savory Scone Update?  Well, let me assure you, I have not gone two years without a savory scone, that's for sure.  My new local spot, Dwell Time in Cambridge, offers a nice scone selection, including more than one savory option!  At my first visit, I tried…
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Bacon technology update

Perhaps it's fitting that on this preliminary Boston election day it's time for another Bacon Technology Update.  Alert porkavore Tangyslice gave me these last week: Just so there's no misunderstanding, let's be clear: there is no actual pork - or actual mint for that matter - in these "bacon mints." They are entirely synthetic and…
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Bacon technology update

A while ago I noted the appearance of a bacon chocolate bar, and I ate it.  Today I am recognizing the existence of gummy bacon - a gift from J - but I’m not actually going to try it.  Not because it’s gummy or because it contains titanium dioxide, actually I’m not going to eat…
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Sherman's BLT

I visited Sherman Cafe (257 Washington Street) in Somerville's second square, Union Square, this weekend and had an excellent BLT.  I've been an occasional Sherman customer since they opened, and I've seen them at their best and not so best, but over the past few months, the place has really pulled it together, especially in…
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The Whole Hog Dinner at Craigie Street Bistrot

Craigie Street Bistrot is one of the most peculiarly-situated restaurants in the Boston area, but the food fully justifies all the confusion, uncertainty and head-bumping by tall people. It's in the garden level of an apartment building, blocks from any other commercial establishment, but only a ten minute walk from Harvard Square. I'd been once…
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Kosher vegetarians, beware

Your downfall is at hand. It's not really that baconny, but I do love the crunchy sea salt in the chocolate. See also Where Seinfeld met Elvis and Salty Chocolate.
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