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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — In a city of celebrated restaurants, chefs and foodies, John Mikolajcyk is likely the most enduring person in the Portsmouth food business. Born in Portsmouth almost 80 years ago, Mikolajcyk opened his first restaurant, Sam’s Railroad Diner, on McDonough Street in the late 1950s. Today, he …

The New England/Philadelphia rivalry is heating up. Patriots fans are likely aware that any NFL playoff game usually comes with some sort of doughnut-related side wager with the opposing team’s city. But Dottie’s Donuts in Philadelphia is taking things to another level. “Until the Eagles win the Super Bowl, we won’t …

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who made headlines when he was caught for break-ins after winning a doughnut-eating contest has been arrested again. And this time he’s accused of stealing from a doughnut shop. The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports 27-year-old Bradley Hardison of Elizabeth City was charged …

We seem to have struck something of a nostalgic nerve. We asked you in August—and again last week—which restaurant you miss the most, and what you loved so much about it. And now, more than 3,000 Facebook comments later, we’ve compiled 13 that stood out the most, based on the …

For an essential guide to the city, sign up for How to Boston, Boston.com’s weekly culture and lifestyle newsletter. Chef Matthew Jennings made his mark on the Boston culinary scene by way of the hearty, whole-animal, farm-to-table fare offered at Townsman, his award-winning restaurant on the skirts of Chinatown. His recently …

For an essential guide to the city, sign up for How to Boston, Boston.com’s weekly culture and lifestyle newsletter. A North End restaurant — and a Boston institution for more than four decades — was just named one of “America’s Classics” by the James Beard Foundation. Along with the James Beard Awards …

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — People in Maine lined up overnight for a chance at fresh and free doughnuts at the state’s newest Krispy Kreme store. Maine’s second Krispy Kreme opened in Auburnon Monday, after an enthusiastic response to the state’s first store in Saco opening in October. Patrons began lining …

Natick Mall shoppers will have access to groceries, plus a Mexican restaurant and a burger counter, when Wegmans welcomes shoppers to its sixth New England location this spring, according to a company statement. The New York-based grocery store’s 146,500-square-foot, multilevel store in the mall will open April 29. The location will …

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For an essential guide to the city, sign up for How to Boston, Boston.com’s weekly culture and lifestyle newsletter. Kane’s Handcrafted Doughnuts is on a roll. Last week, the local doughnut shop placed a friendly wager with Five Daughters Bakery in Nashville ahead of the playoff game between the New England Patriots and Tennessee Titans. Because the …