“Fusion” is a term that occasionally inspires a bit of trepidation. Jazz fusion has stood accused of combining the sounds and rhythms of jazz and rock music, losing the soul of both, and creating something less than the sum of its parts. A jack of all trades is a master of none, the thinking…

There are a number of unique things about Bistro on Main, Ben Dubow’s new venture on Main Street in Manchester. The first is that the word “venture” is something of an imprecise term for the restaurant: It is not, strictly speaking, a business venture. It is a social enterprise, owned and op…