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Oriental Pearl

Oriental Pearl

October 28, 2011


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Have you ever reviewed a restaurant? I was nervous as I strolled into Brookline Village’s Oriental Pearl and realized my answer was no. However, as I gave the issue more thought, I realized I review food every day. We all do. Most people make comments like, “This is really good,” “that is...

Khayyam & Bottega Fiorentina

Khayyam & Bottega Fiorentina

May 1, 2011


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If you’re looking for a restaurant with belly dancing, we don’t recommend Khayyam.  We thought that some belly dancing and Middle Eastern food would be a great way to end a year’s worth of restaurant reviews, and Khayyam was conveniently located right in Coolidge Corner.  It proved to be disastrous. We walked in at 7:45 p.m. on a Wednesday.  Belly dancing was scheduled to sta...

Kookoo Café

Kookoo Café

March 21, 2011


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Though the name may suggest otherwise, the atmosphere at Kookoo Café is the opposite of crazy. It’s the perfect place to go at any time of day to sip a warm or cold drink, eat a delicious meal or simply snack and relax. The restaurant is conveniently located, but not easy to find. It’s across...

Dok Bua

Dok Bua

February 21, 2011


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I had never been to Dok Bua before. All I knew was that my friends had gone and raved about it. After Rod Dee (my go-to Thai food restaurant) moved from Coolidge Corner to Washington Square, I was happy to hear that I could still get quality Thai food in Coolidge Corner. When we went to Dok Bua...

Shabu Zen

Shabu Zen

January 21, 2011


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Someone once told me that you can judge an Asian restaurant based on the number of Asian people who are eating in it. So even at first glance, I could tell that Shabu Zen was going to be good. The most unique thing about the restaurant is that it’s completely acceptable to play with your food there. Think of it as plaster-fun time, but instead of painting clay, you are creating yoursel...

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