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East Garden

On course for East Garden’s exotic Chinese menu By Greg Cox Review originally published 7/28/2016 Entering East Garden, you encounter a series of increasingly tantalizing – and ironically, given the restaurant’s name, at times disorienting – clues about the experience that awaits. For starters, the entrance is in the rear of the building as seen…

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Tonali

Second visit to a local Mexican food standout By Greg Cox Review originally published 7/14/2016 From time to time, I pay return visits to restaurants I haven’t reviewed in a while. This time around, I drop in on a Mexican favorite to see how it’s holding up after a decade. Note: In December 2007, ratings changed…

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Blue Stingray Seafood, Cilantro Indian Cafe, Makus Empanadas

Step up to the counter for seafood, empanadas, Indian food By Greg Cox Review originally published 5/6/2016 If fine dining establishments are the thoroughbreds of the restaurant world, then counter service eateries are the workhorses. As dependable as they are unassuming, the best of them thrive on delivering the goods quickly and cheaply. On rare…

The classic Maine lobster roll from Cousins Maine Lobster truck delivers chunks of chilled sweet lobster meat in such abundance that you can barely see the buttered and toasted New England style top-split hot dog roll it's served on.

Food truck: Cousins Maine Lobster

Food truck review: Cousins Maine Lobster always draws a crowd By Greg Cox Review originally published 2/12/16 Cousins Maine Lobster defies the typical food truck stereotype. It’s a franchise – a term that at first blush seems antithetical to the food truck ethic. But, as the long lines that form nearly everywhere the truck parks…