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Taste Test: Sipping Sangria on Summer Patios

Is there any better antidote to a hot day than an ice-cold beverage? Heat waves practically demand a thirst quenching, refreshing drink served over ice, […]

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Taste Test: A Fro Yo Face-Off

Over the past several years, Boston has been flooded with fro yo. A bit more forgiving on the waistline and more refreshing than ice cream, […]

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Taste Test: Red Velvet Cupcakes at Crumbs, Sweet, and Cakeology

From left: Red velvet cupcakes from Cakeology, Crumbs, and Sweet. All photos by Fiona Coxe. Earlier this year, rumors swirled that out-of-town cupcakes bigwigs like […]

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Taste Test: Taza Chocolate

From left: flourless chocolate cake from Harvest, chocolate-topped mac and cheese at Poe’s Kitchen, chocolate layer cake from Veggie Galaxy. All photos by Fiona Coxe. […]

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Taste Test: Battle Brussels Sprouts

In Taste Test, Chowder contributor Fiona Coxe compares buzzy dishes around town — and finds out which ones are worth the hype. From left: Bristol […]

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Taste Test: A Frappe Face-Off at Griddler's and J.M. Curley's

In Taste Test, Chowder contributor Fiona Coxe samples buzzy dishes around town — and finds out whether they are worth the hype. The coconut and […]

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Taste Test: Snacking at Union Bar & Grill

Union Bar & Grill has been a staple in the South End scene for years, offering modern and unique twists to classic American dishes while […]

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Taste Test: Snacking at Union Bar & Grill

Union Bar & Grill has been a staple in the South End scene for years, offering modern and unique twists to classic American dishes while […]

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Taste Test: The Gingered Beet Salad at Trade

Trade, located in the heart of the redeveloped Atlantic Wharf area, is the latest offering from local culinary darling Jody Adams (read all about the […]

Duck fat potatoes? Check. (Photo by Fiona Coxe)
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Taste Test: White Pizza at UpStairs on the Square

Upstairs on the Square is a long loved staple in the Harvard Square dining scene, known for its whimsical décor and seriously good food. Its […]

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Taste Test: Spinach Pie at 3 Little Figs

At 3 Little Figs, a recently opened bakery on Highland Avenue in Somerville, the focus is on all things Greek; the menu features delicacies such […]

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Taste Test: Butternut Squash Bisque at Garden at the Cellar

Garden at the Cellar in Cambridge has long been a leader in the seasonal movement, known for its literal interpretation of the phrase “farm-to-table.” Late […]

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Taste Test: Garganelli with Chicken Oysters at Catalyst

Welcome to Taste Test, where Chowder contributor Fiona Coxe samples buzzy dishes around town — and finds out whether they are worth the hype. New […]

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Taste Test: Sushi Pizza at Itadaki

Welcome to Taste Test, where Chowder contributor Fiona Coxe samples buzzy dishes around town — and finds out whether they are worth the hype. At […]

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Taste Test: Tuna Two Ways at The Brahmin

Welcome to Taste Test, where Chowder contributor Fiona Coxe samples buzzy dishes around town — and finds out whether they are worth the hype. The […]