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Dorchester Food Co-op opens on Bowdoin Street
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Local News
Dorchester Food Co-op opens on Bowdoin Street
The Dorchester Food Co-op has officially opened its doors to customers. This community- and employee-owned grocery store aims to create jobs within the neighborhood, provide access to fresh, locally grown foods and create an environmentally sustainable business.
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In San Antonio, Dia de los Muertos is a citywide affair
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Travel
In San Antonio, Dia de los Muertos is a citywide affair
Visitors to San Antonio, Texas, can hear the music of Dia de los Muertos before they see the celebration. The upbeat strums of Mexican folk songs waft through the streets of the historic La Villita neighborhood.
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ZaZiBar, Caribbean-inspired cocktail bar, opens in Seaport
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Lifestyle
ZaZiBar, Caribbean-inspired cocktail bar, opens in Seaport
The Seaport neighborhood officially became one Black-owned restaurant richer this week. Chef Olrie Roberts, owner of ZaZ Restaurant in Hyde Park, continues his expansion with ZaZiBar, an energetic bar and bites concept with a menu rooted in Caribbean flavors.
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Nubian Markets serves up Afro-diasporic eats and community connection in Roxbury
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Nubian Markets serves up Afro-diasporic eats and community connection in Roxbury
Nubian Markets, a café, halal butchery and grocery store that opened in Nubian Square in May, is a business built to reflect and serve the Roxbury community. The café serves a menu inspired by the flavors of the African diaspora, the grocery shelves are lined with products from Black- and brown-owned businesses and the café dining room transforms into a community meeting space.
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Summer sizzle: JerkFest celebrates 10 years
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Arts & Culture
Summer sizzle: JerkFest celebrates 10 years
The Boston JerkFest has been dishing out spicy meals, reggae music, craft cocktails and community joy for 10 years. This year’s festival, celebrating the past decade, promises to be bigger and better than ever. 
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An authentic taste of San Juan in Roxbury
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An authentic taste of San Juan in Roxbury
For nearly 50 years, El Mondonguito, named for a stew of tripe and vegetables, has been a staple on Dudley Street where residents get a taste of San Juan. It’s not just about the food or the socializing. The restaurant, adorned in original Puerto Rican street art and murals, transports people back to their island homeland.
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Black-owned Grace by Nia brings food, music and much needed diversity to Seaport
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Black-owned Grace by Nia brings food, music and much needed diversity to Seaport
Nia Grace, owner of Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen in Roxbury, opens a vibrant, glamorous jazz club and restaurant in the Seaport this week in collaboration with Big Night.
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Comfort Kitchen restaurant opens in Dorchester
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Local News
Comfort Kitchen restaurant opens in Dorchester
After a three-year delay, Comfort Kitchen restaurant and café opened to the public in a renovated historic building in Upham’s Corner on Jan. 25.
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Savor Summer with Dine Out Boston – August 7 to 20, 2022
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Savor Summer with Dine Out Boston – August 7 to 20, 2022
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Pressley hosts meeting on hunger
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News
Pressley hosts meeting on hunger
At some point in August 2020 while the COVID-19 pandemic was raging, Denise Lauers exhausted her savings and began looking for help feeding herself and her two sons.
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Dine Out Boston Spring 2022
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Dine Out Boston Spring 2022
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Café Sauvage: A walk on the wild side of French cuisine
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Lifestyle
Café Sauvage: A walk on the wild side of French cuisine
A little slice of Paris has blossomed at 25 Massachusetts Ave. in the form of Café Sauvage, an all-day French café launched by husband-and-wife team Anaïs and Antoine Lambert and Executive Chef Kendall DaCosta.
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