I always knew I’d own a restaurant,” Barbara Lynch recalls of her childhood growing up in the South Boston projects. “Maybe a bar or a small—what we call a sub shop. Just because I thought I’d have a job, I’d be employed.” She sits, fidgeting on a stool at Butcher Shop, one of the three restaurants—as well as a shop and cooking school—spawned by the success of her award-winning restaurant No. 9 Park. Her aquamarine eyes flicker with amusement as she traces the trajectory ...

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