Leah Mennies

Leah Mennies, Senior Food Editor at Boston Magazine

Leah Mennies joins Boston magazine after spending a year covering the local food scene for NBC's lifestyle site The Feast. Her writing has appeared in The Improper Bostonian, The Boston Globe and Blackbookmag.com, among other publications. She also interned at Lucky Magazine, where she learned the high art of lugging garment bags around town in the pouring rain. She prefers beer to wine, icing to cake and Hebrew National hot dogs to Fenway Franks (sorry, guys).

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Hit the Roe

Aka Bistro's Chris Chung shares three varieties of uni that he prefers.

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How to Throw a Kick-Ass Clambake

With Gabriel Frasca's one-pot recipe.

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Mack Daddy

Café Sushi chef Seizi Imura turns to local waters for inspiration, and gets some help from Scituate’s Snappy Lobster.

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How to Hunt and Forage Your Own

Meet spearfishing champ Anne Doherty.

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10 Commandments for Drinking Exceptionally Well This Summer

Here are our rigorously vetted, bartender-approved tips for coping with every heat wave.

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Bugging Out

When prepared by skilled chefs, entomophagy can bring exciting new flavors to the table.

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Cool Beans

Here are seven seriously chilled-out concoctions we’ll be sipping all summer long.

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The Return of the Deli?

We may be ready for the return of the deli, but getting one up and running isn’t as easy as meeting demand.

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The Kitchen Spy: Christopher Coombs

The chef of Deuxave, Boston Chops, and Dbar takes us behind the scenes at his Dorchester pad.

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Michael Dulock to Open a Part-Time Pizzeria

Three days a week, he's planning on serving his take on "pizza party pizza."

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Top Chef Is Coming to Boston

The Bravo show will film this spring, and air in the fall.

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Charred for Life

Chef Daniel Bojorquez knows a thing or two about harnessing the magic of the open flame.

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Divine Providence

Six reasons to turn a Providence jaunt into a food-filled weekend getaway.

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The Collaborative Kitchen

Getting under the roof of Dorchester’s brand-new, high-tech culinary innovation space.

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Cafe Artscience Is Opening This Fall

Four local heavy-hitters are behind the project.