Elite 8, Day 2: March Restaurant Madness

This was the highest-scoring game of the competition thus far. All four teams brought their all, but El Rancho Grande and Rosalina totally whooped the competition. That leaves four teams: El Rancho Grande faces The Slow Rhode next, and then it’s Rosalina v. 10 Rocks.

Elite 8, Day 1: March Restaurant Madness

Eli’s Kitchen put up a good fight but they were no match for The Slow Rhode, who advance to the Final Four. Meanwhile, 10 Rocks scored a big victory over Bayon Café. They too make the Final Four.

Sweet 16, Day 4: March Restaurant Madness

The Division G final might be the biggest game of the Sweet 16. Sixth-ranked north is the only one of last year’s final four still standing, but they’re challenging #1 seed nicks on broadway in the tournament’s biggest division. This could be a call for another one of those progressive dinners, but nicks isn’t actually […]

Sweet 16, Day 3: March Restaurant Madness

Eli’s Kitchen narrowly defeated Mike’s Kitchen by a 9:8 margin for the coveted Division F title. They’ll face The Slow Rhode in the next round. Cranston’s little Bayon Café continues its hot streak, winning 3:2 over El Eden. They face 10 Rocks in the next round.

Sweet 16, Day 2: March Restaurant Madness

Thai Star was the favorite, but 10 Rocks snuck ahead with a “more interesting menu,” according to one voter. Pawtucket won with a 4:3 victory over the Mount Pleasant institution. Meanwhile, The Slow Rhode pulled off an 8:7 victory over Metacom Kitchen. With 53.33333333333% of the votes this is one of the narrower victories of this […]

Sweet 16: March Restaurant Madness

Rasoi definitely has a following – “so good!”, “spicy and good,” “can’t get enough of this place” – but El Rancho Grande sails through with the Division A title. Why? In the words of one voter, “cause they rock, and they’re the hardest working family in the biz.” Next up, they face either Sun & Moon […]

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Further Reading

Vince Staples, D.R.A.M, and Savages’ Jehnny Beth appear on new songs from Gorillaz. A defense of (British) physical sales charts. Sure, David Bowie and Depeche Mode and Blondie are great, but try telling that to the young whippersnappers that prefer to download their music. An explanation of that naked gunner photo from World War II. One […]