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Blue Nile Changes Hands

Ellana and Josef Haile of Blue Nile Restaurant pause for a photo at the JFK School on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

One of JP’s most popular vegan and vegetarian restaurants, Blue Nile, is changing ownership. It faces a tricky exchange to keep a beer and wine license, however. But not much else is slated to change about the 389 Centre St. favorite. New owner Yosef Haile, brother of current owner Ellana Haile, has been managing the place for the last three years. Continue Reading →

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New Local Monthly Meal Kit – Good Food That Gives Back

Being a JP resident, I know that people in our neighborhood love to eat good food that is locally sourced. Glenwood Garden, an e-market for sustainable food and shopping for a cause has a new project – a monthly chef’s box – dinner for 2 meal kit that is delivered free, curated by a local chef, uses locally sourced ingredients, and shares profits with charity. (more…) Continue Reading →

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The Frogmore Unveils Brunch Menu, Launching This Weekend

Chef Jason Albus of the newly opened The Frogmore in JP rolls out a Southerly brunch this Saturday, July 18. Albus will turn out brunch eats from the rich flavors of coastal South Carolina and Georgia – think creamy grits, country ham, pickled shrimp and hoecakes – with fried pork chops and cheesy tater tots for good measure. Check out the full menu below. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Sneak Preview: The Frogmore Brings Southern Hospitality to Hyde Square

CJ Reese, who like a large majority of the staff lives in or very near JP, tends bar.

The Frogmore, a coastal Carolina-style restaurant and bar, has adopted the pineapple as a symbol of how it hopes to integrate into Hyde Square. For southerners, the pineapple means hospitality. The pineapple is also a sign of the Latino culture in Hyde Square, and you’ll see it displayed prominently on signs around the neighborhood. (more…) Continue Reading →

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