Boston Restaurant Week showcases fine dining for less

Boston Restaurant Week is two delicious weeks in March, when the finest restaurants in the area serve a prix fixe menu with an appetizer, entrée and dessert for $20.13 at lunch and $38.13 for dinner. It’s a great opportunity to sample the best of Boston for significantly less. The Sampan had the opportunity to visit Blue Ginger, Dalya’s Restaurant and Grill 23 & Bar. Continue reading

Fugu Food Truck delivers authentic Asian street food to Boston

The Fugu Truck does not actually serve fugu, a poisonous puffer fish that must be prepared by a licensed chef.
But the spirit of painstaking attention is reflected in Fugu Truck’s dishes. Chef and owner Bing Liu was inspired by a fugu etched on a sushi knife, while working as a sushi chef. Fugu Truck hit the streets of Boston April 1, serving pork belly buns, glass noodle salad and spring rolls made from local ingredients. Continue reading