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Starting on January 14th Barbara Lynch’s B&G Oysters launches a beginning-of-the-week Celebration of Shellfish. On Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the winter, the South End seafood mecca will be adding an assortment of small plates ($4-12 each) built around a particular bivalve, crustacean or echinoderm. Expect dishes featuring delicacies like lobster, shrimp, scallops, clams and even sea urchin (that'd be the echinoderm, in case you were wondering), available in addition to Stephen Oxaal’s regular menu. Call B&G at 617.423.0550 to see what the week’s theme will be and to save a table for you and a few seafood-loving friends.
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What’s this Camera-Shy Cooker Doing on Top Chef? - There’s no shortage of chefs on TV. But chef Dante de Magistris would just as soon be behind the line at any of the three restaurants (dante, il Casale Belmont and il Casale Lexington) he owns with his two brothers, Damian and Filippo. Although he’s declined invitations to try out to be a cheftestant, he did recently welcome the Top Chef team to his Belmont spot, which happens to be housed in a former firehouse (which may or may not be relevant to the episode). See what he had to say about the experience and then tune in to see how he handles the spotlight. READ MORE »