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Last Chance for 'Backdoor BBQ'; Hot Providence News

KENDALL SQUARE - Hungry Mother chef Barry Maiden says that Backdoor BBQ, his lunchtime, to-go pulled pork sandwich option, will soon be winding down for the season. Maiden plans to serve the smoky, Lexington-style sandwich - which comes on in-house Pullman bread with pickled slaw - only until Labor Day. [Official Source, BG]

PROVIDENCE - Momofuku Ko alum James Mark says he'll be opening a new restaurant called north in Providence. Mark's new venture will feature dishes combining elements of New England cuisine with "heavy influences from the last thirty years of immigration that has occurred in the region," including Cambodian and Guatemalan cuisine. He hopes to have north operational "in the next few weeks." [Official Source]

CAMBRIDGE - Rendezvous in Central Square has trotted out nine new late-summer menu items, including sweet corn soup with crème fraîche and cherry tomato salsa and spicy bluefish cakes with cool cucumber-mint salad. For all of them, see below. [Official Site]

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[Photo: Hungry Mother/Nancy Comenitz]

Hungry Mother

233 Cardinal Medeiros Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02141 617 499 0090 Visit Website

Rendezvous

502 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139 617 576 1900 Visit Website

Hungry Mother

233 Cardinal Medeiros Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02141

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