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10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

Nutrition

Switcheroos

<b>Ma Soba</b>, an Asian restaurant in Beacon Hill, apparently closed quietly earlier this month and reinvented itself as a Korean and Japanese restaurant called <b>Seoul</b>. On the menu: sushi, stews, noodle dishes, Korean barbecue, and more. [BRT]

The WOW Barbecue Restaurant Officially Opens

Food truck turned brick-and-mortar WOW Barbecue gets official today, as they host a ribbon cutting ceremony, at 2.pm., to announce their <b>grand opening</b>. The restaurant spent the past few weeks in soft opening mode. The WOW team declared the grand opening on Facebook, with some saucy photos of …

SWEET Opens in Beacon Hill

A cupcake void was left in Beacon Hill when <b>Isabelle's CurlyCakes</b> closed recently, but today, a new cupcake shop opens in the same space — the sixth location of <b>SWEET</b>. The growing local chain also opened up a new shop a couple weeks ago in Chestnut Hill. The first four locations are in Back Bay (two …

Watch This Mini-Documentary on Boston Food Trucks

Here, watch this neat 11-minute mini-documentary by Mike Irving Media about Boston's food truck scene, featuring <b>Roxy's Grilled Cheese</b>, <b>Bon Me</b>, and <b>Clover</b>. "Food trucks, a lot of it is about: 'I want quality, I want it fast, and I want to make it user-friendly.'" Hear about Boston's particular …

Soup dumplings in Cambridge are an outpost of a popular Chinatown spot

Sitting in the new Dumpling House between Harvard and Central squares, servers whiz by your table at mach speed. Bamboo baskets of soup dumplings and …

Lilian's Smokin' Rack Barbecue Is Coming to the Greenway

The Greenway has just shared its 2014 food truck schedule, which launches on April 1. There are plenty of familiar faces on the list, but one newcomer is <b>Lilian's Smokin' Rack Barbecue</b>, a company that makes barbecue sauces and rubs. Now, Lilian will be selling barbecue right on the Greenway every …

Eat at These New Food Trucks Today

The spring 2014 food truck schedule begins today, and there are a handful of exciting new trucks joining the fleet, offering macarons, deli, barbecue, dumplings, pizza, gyros, and more. Get ready to make your lunch plans — here's a look at the newcomers.<p><b>Cameo Macaron:</b> You guessed it — a macaron …

Tag: Going Out

You Can Eat a Double Awesome Indoors Next Week

The <b>Mei Mei Street Kitchen</b> team has just announced an opening date for their brick-and-mortar location (simply dubbed <b>Mei Mei</b>): this Monday, November 11th. Before you run off to Fenway to get your hands on a Double Awesome, here's the breakdown of the coming weeks:<br>· For the first week, it's lunch …

Fall Tracking

UrbanDaddy confirms the news that <b>Ittoku</b> is indeed open in Allston, as previously reported. Several Eater tipsters have already checked out the sushi, yakitori, and sake haven, and one recommended the <b>beef broth</b> in particular ("so fatty.")

Mei Mei Opens Softly & Awesomely Today

From 11am to 3pm today, hungry folks in the Audubon Circle area can get a first taste of <b>Mei Mei</b>, the new brick-and-mortar location from the folks behind popular food truck <b>Mei Mei Street Kitchen</b>. As reported last week, the restaurant will be softly open for the first couple weeks with limited hours …

Say Goodbye to Sportello's Bakery, Hello to a Wine Bar

In celebration of its fifth anniversary, <b>Sportello</b> is killing its bakery section, crushing the hopes and dreams of office workers throughout Fort Point. <b>November 22nd</b> will be the last day for "lunchboxes, take-out coffee, breakfast, pastry and grab-n-go items," the restaurant reports on Facebook. …