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Pasta made by La Dolda, a pasta shop in Lexington.

La Dolda’s pastas might just transport you to Italy

Matteo Gallizio opened the Italian market La Dolda in Lexington Center last spring and uses organic Italian flours and family recipes.

"Lemonade" rosé from winemaker Brianne Day.

Oregon winemaker turns wildfire-affected grapes into delicious rosé

When 2020 handed Brianne Day lemons, this winemaker made Lemonade.

Chef-owner Rachel Miller of Nightshade Noodle Bar in Lynn.

She started her career at a truck stop. Now Rachel Miller is helping to revitalize downtown Lynn

She arrived in Boston with nothing but her bicycle; today she owns Lynn's Nightshade Noodle Bar.

Meredith Goldstein and a companion enjoy takeout from Bukhara in Jamaica Plain. #projecttakeout

3 places we supported this week

Want to order from local, independent restaurants? Here are some suggestions from Globe staff.

Mary Ting Hyatt owns Bagelsaurus.

Mary Ting Hyatt envisions a bagel shop for a post-pandemic era

She’s spent the year keeping Bagelsaurus relevant.

Kevin Smith at a Mooby's pop-up.

Kevin Smith talks fast food ahead of his Boston pop-up restaurant ribbon-cutting

Boston’s House of Blues will transform into a pop-up Mooby’s, the fictional burger chain that appears in various Kevin Smith movies, April 8-16.

Travis Roy greets supporters at the Travis Roy Foundation Whiffle Ball Tournament in 2013.

Breweries team up for a Travis Roy tribute beer

Dorchester Brewing Co. and Worcester’s Wormtown Brewery come together to brew a beer called “24,” and $1 from every beer sold will be donated to the Travis Roy Foundation.

Tempura East Coast oyster tacos at Nautilus Pier 4.

Where to dine al fresco, plus sweet deals at J.P. Licks

Restaurant news you can use.

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Sausage pizza with broccoli rabe at Jinny’s Pizzeria in Newton Centre.

Jinny’s Pizzeria makes takeout pies exciting again

The Newton spot is the latest from the team behind Buttonwood, Little Big Diner, and Sycamore.

The potato corn dog at Kimchipapi Kitchen.

Mastering the cheese pull at Kimchipapi Kitchen

An entrepreneur pivots from street style to street food, but the Korean-inspired poke bowls are the heart of the matter.

Needham-based Sweet Tahini date rolls.

Serve slices of these sweet date rolls for a healthy treat

Needham’s Sweet Tahini launches line of handmade date rolls made with tahini and laden with seeds and nuts.

The Baguette Baking Box, which bakes two baguettes, created by metalsmith Dean Anderson.

In his quest to bake the perfect baguette, he had to think about the box

Metalsmith Dean Anderson handcrafts sleek, oblong boxes that look unassuming but can bake two crispy baguettes with ease.

You can order Slow Down to be shipped directly from Artifact's website, or find the cider in stores throughout the Northeast.

Pandemic daydreaming about Maine inspires Artifact’s new cider

Slow Down mimics the minerality of a dry white wine, so oysters make an especially good pairing.