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Mayor Menino an eager customer on Boylston St.

Drivers honking horns and pedestrians rushing past on a crowded sidewalk paid little notice to the man dining al fresco on Boylston Street.

Mayor Thomas M. Menino sat in the shade of the Lenox Hotel Wednesday, sipping a bowl of French onion soup at Solas, an Irish pub situated between the two bomb blasts that rocked last week’s Boston Marathon. He suspiciously eyed a plate of fried squid with mango salsa.

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