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DOWNTOWN CROSSING - Two Boston Magazine staffers try the sushi at the big, new Walgreens in Downtown Crossing. Says Leah Mennies: "The salmon tasted like nothing at all. It was almost eerie." [BM via GS]

HUB-WIDE - Here's a list of bars and restaurants participating in DrinkOne, in which venues feature special drinks with proceeds going to OneBoston: Back Bar, Casa B, Citizen, Daddy Jones, Franklin Cafe, Franklin Southie, Green Street, The Hawthorne, Il Casale, Island Creek Oyster Bar, Moksa, Park, Russell House Tavern, The Sinclair, Sycamore, Tavern Road, Trina's Starlite Lounge, The Vault, and West Bridge. [Official Site]

DOWNTOWN CROSSING - Super Precious Art Gallery has a new exhibit called "Hamburger Cheeseburger Hotdog: A tribute to backyard BBQ." At Stoddard's Food and Ale on May 7, with two showings of "contemporary art inspired by grilling from local and national artists" at 6PM and 7:30PM. $10 gets you a Bakon Vodka Bloody Mary and Narragansett bocks are $1 all night. See here for tickets and more details. [Official Site]

FANEUIL HALL - Quote of the day, by food writer MC Slim JB regarding Tod English's plans to refinance: "Don't expect the English empire to suddenly go off the rails. But he may just have to find some new cities to build his monorails in." [EBOS]
[Photo: Russell House Tavern/Cal Bingham]

West Bridge

1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02139 Visit Website

Russell House Tavern

14 John F. Kennedy Street, , MA 02138 (617) 500-3055 Visit Website

Tavern Road

343 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210 617 790 0808

Stoddard's Fine Food & Ale

48 Temple Place, , MA 02111 (617) 426-0048 Visit Website

Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar

1310 Boylston Street, , MA 02215 (617) 450-9000 Visit Website


378 Avenue Victoria, , QC H3Z 2N4 (514) 750-7534 Visit Website

casa b

253 Washington Street, Somerville, MA 02143 617 764 2180 Visit Website


755 Beacon St, Newton, MA 02459 (617) 244-4445 Visit Website

Island Creek Oyster Bar

500 Commonwealth Avenue, , MA 02215 (617) 532-5300 Visit Website

Green Street

280 Green Street, , MA 02139 (617) 876-1655 Visit Website

Franklin Southie

152 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02127 617-269-1003 Visit Website

The Hawthorne

500A Commonwealth Avenue, , MA 02215 (617) 532-9150 Visit Website

The Sinclair

52 Church Street, , MA 02138 (617) 547-5200 Visit Website

Trina's Starlite Lounge

3 Beacon Street, , MA 02143 (617) 576-0006 Visit Website