Tidbits: Ruffino’s offers limo service … Food truck sells dessert empanadas for charity
They’ll pick you up: Ruffino’s Restaurant has extended their service well beyond the table to your front door with the launch of a new limo service that will ferry guests to and from the restaurant. Patrons of the popular fine dining restaurant can now reserve seats on the limo along with their table—it runs every night and can hold up to 10 people. Find out more about this unique new service at ruffinosrestaurant.com.
‘Bon’ appétit: The new Bon Repas food truck is holding a delicious fundraiser for local cancer support groups from Katie’s Krusaders to Susan G. Komen. With a brand-new, unmistakably pink paint job and a revamped menu focused on the Latin-American pastry known as the empanada, the truck is donating 100% of profits from its dessert empanada sales. Track down Bon Repas by following them on Facebook.
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Bad Guys, Good Eats! Pop-Up Dinner at Restaurant IPO
Chef and 225 contributor Jay D. Ducote and Chef Chris Wadsworth hosted the Bad Guys, Good Eats! dinner at Restaurant IPO Wednesday night. The dinner was themed around famous movie villains, pairing cocktails and ales with plates of food resembling famous baddies like The Joker, Lord Voldemort, Hannibal Lector, and many others. The highlights of the night were the three middle courses—a black bean soup laced with blood sausage to signify Lord Voldemort, a brace of coneys on black eyed peas resembling Sauron, and lamb medallions atop a fava bean puree to pay homage to the famous favorite of Hannibal Lector.
Elizabeth Arkley Hammett, a local nursing student and Fur Ball co-coordinator, and her husband Grey Hammett III, who works in commercial real estate, will take you through our summer guide. And they'll look good while doing it, too. Where noted, their clothes and accessories are available from local retailers.
These swimsuits will keep you stylish all summer long
Better Block BR
On Saturday the two blocks between Bedford and Beverly drives on April 13, 2013, residents will get to see a model of what Government Street could look like if we push local and state officials to update the roadway to a safer, more "complete street" model.