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J-Petal dishes out rolled ice cream in familiar flavors such as vanilla and chocolate, plus more adventurous options including green tea and Thai tea. Photos by Tom McGovern

Getting the scoop on a new ice cream trend

By Sam Padgett A new restaurant—J-Petal—has rolled into Barracks Road Shopping Center. And although the eatery offers both savory and sweet Japanese rice flour crêpes, and even serves drinks such as green tea and mojitos in a light bulb, its flashiest menu item is surely the Thai rolled ice cream. Rolled ice cream is pretty […]

The wooden beams and hardwood floors will remain, but the rest of the Old Mill Room will undergo a redesign complete with new seating and a glass-backed bar between the restaurant and bistro spaces. Rendering courtesy Boar's Head Inn

Old Mill Room gets modern makeover

By Erin O’Hare and Sam Padgett After a special dinner service on Wednesday, January 31, the Old Mill Room at the Boar’s Head Inn will close for a major renovation, the first since the restaurant opened in 1965. The old wooden beams and hardwood floors will remain, says Boar’s Head Resort marketing and communications manager […]

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