BOSTON -- "Here's to good old Boston, the home of the bean and the cod. Where Cabots speak only to Lowells, and Lowells speak only to God."
Doggerel known to every kid in the city has long proclaimed Boston as the land of the bean and the cod -- and it's still home to some intensely competitive seafood merchandising in supermarkets here and nearby.
The city's historic Revolution-era building, Faneuil Hall, even sports a "sacred cod" weather vane. In a port city where landings