SANDWICHES: Every 9-5er’s Favorite Lunch-Break Buddy

Webster’s Dictionary defines “sandwich” as “two slices of bread with meat, jelly, cheese, or some other filling between them.” But does this description really do it justice? Is a sandwich just that, two slices of bread with stuff in between? Is it really just a plebeian lazy-food slapped together with minimal time, effort or ingenuity invested? Any…

Masa: Southwestern Spice with a Creative Flair

Masa is not your ordinary South End jewelry-box; it is truly a force to be reckoned with. The ambience is light, airy, comfortable yet elegant, perfect for both after-work drinks and snacks (in the bar/lounge) with friends and special occasion celebrations (in the dining room). The menu features creative pairings, dishes infused with simple Southwestern…

3 SETS OF TACOS: The Comparative Method

Tacos in the Northeastern United States almost never cease to be a let-down. Here I describe three sets of tacos I have encountered in the past few month and compare them to show how I feel about this lamentably unfilled niche in Boston. (*) El Sabor (carne asada, tinga, chorizo and pescado tacos) at La Verdad…