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Food Truck Goes Restaurant; Tales of Amazing Servers

Take a big, heaping plate of Eater Boston with you for the long weekend.


CAMBRIDGE—Sometimes a food truck is not just a food truck. Because sometimes, it ducks into a phone booth and becomes a full-fledged restaurant. For instance: the beloved Vietnamese food truck Bon Me has officially declared its plans to open a brick and mortar in the restaurant hotbed that is Kendall Square.
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HUB-WIDE—This week Eater asked readers and members of the local media to weigh in on their favorite front of house staff members - your bartenders, hosts, general managers and so forth - at local establishments. See here for the full series and to find out just whose "well-fed faces" restaurant critic MC Slim JB "was tempted to plunge a fancy butter knife into."
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BUOTTO Pizza may have started in Portland, ME, but it's in the process of taking over Boston. Earlier this week the pizza chainlet opened its third Boston-area location on Comm Ave near BU. What's more, the space was previously an Upper Crust.
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EAST BOSTON—The only Massachusetts restaurant to serve Bolivian cuisine and one of very few to do Sonoran Mexican food is now open on Chelsea Street in Eastie. Now who wants a bacon-wrapped hot dog? Or rather, who doesn't?