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Part chef, part amateur scientist, Pino Maffeo has put the kitchen at Restaurant L into an alternative galaxy. One of his appetizers is served gilded with 24-karat-gold paper and flamed with a blow torch. ''There's soul behind it,'' says Maffeo. 'It's got to be done intelligently.'
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Part chef, part amateur scientist, Pino Maffeo has put the kitchen at Restaurant L into an alternative galaxy. One of his appetizers is served gilded with 24-karat-gold paper and flamed with a blow torch. ''There's soul behind it,'' says Maffeo. "It's got to be done intelligently."
(Globe Photo / Laurie Swope)