Caroline Hatano'S latest stories

Pit Master

Lately, local chefs have been throwing the avocado on an open flame.

Boston’s Trophy Grills

A look at some of the blingiest high-performing grills around town.

Tie One On

Upgrade your wardrobe with a sturdy, stylish apron.

The Homemakers

Registry specialists Katy Winzler, Emily Anderson, and Jennifer Hill help couples make a list and check it twice.

The Mix Masters

The key to a melodious celebration? Trust your DJ to keep the beat and read the crowd, say Adam Jaena and Casey Williams.

Eliah Seton & Jamie McKeever

Check out photos from this couple's old-school formal wedding at the Harvard Club of Boston.

Sucker Punch

Merrill & Co.'s Jason Cheek offers three tips for success when cooking octopus.

A Sneak Peek at the Roxy's Grilled Cheese Restaurant

The Allston brick and mortar has an all new menu featuring burgers and poutine.

Outside the (Toy) Box

At Magpie Kids, you'll find retro toys that require imagination, and (refreshingly) not batteries.

Local Chefs Weigh in on 'Dine Out Boston'

The changes to this year's Restaurant Week format prove enticing for some, not so much for others.