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A spread of tapas at Madera 83 in Charlestown
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A Townsman Alum Is Cranking out Tapas in Charlestown

An established Moroccan brasserie in Charlestown reemerged last week with a new name and concept: in the former Tangierino space, Madera 83 is a modern, […]

THE STONES COMMONHOUSE RENDERING stoneham
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Chef Patrick Campbell to Open the Stones Commonhouse in Stoneham

A chef who made a name for himself on the Boston fine-dining scene is heading back to where it all started. Patrick Campbell, a former […]

Avi Shemtov of Simcha
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Contemporary Israeli Food Pops Up in Roslindale in October

A couple of the Boston area’s heavy hitters in Jewish cuisine are teaming up on a new, short-term pop-up next month—but there’s no gefilte fish in sight. […]

Employees meet and test recipes in the library at America's Test Kitchen in Brookline Village
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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Why America’s Test Kitchen Is Moving

During a recent tour of the soon-to-be-former America’s Test Kitchen headquarters in Brookline, test kitchen manager Meri Lippard offered to show me the control room. “Sure,” […]

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MasterChef Finale Was Anyone’s Game

As Red Sox ace Chris Sale was vying for his 300th strikeout this season, Newton’s Jason Wang was cooking his heart out on MasterChef on […]

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Meet the Newton Music Teacher Who Might Win MasterChef Tonight

Do not underestimate the power of garnish. Careful plating, in part, has helped Jason Wang rise to the top 3 on this season of the Fox show […]

Buttonwood Newton
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The Sycamore Team Is Opening Buttonwood With Chef Francisco Millan

UPDATE, Thursday, Jan. 11, 9 a.m.: Buttonwood is now open in Newton Highlands. Per some social media sleuthing, Eater Boston reports the family-friendly menu offers […]

Irene Li of Mei Mei
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Mei Mei’s Irene Li is on the National Zagat 30 Under 30

Boston can claim one young professional on Zagat’s first-ever nationally selected 30 Under 30 list: Irene Li, chef of the sibling-owned Mei Mei, is among […]

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Tim Maslow Is Opening Two New Restaurants in Maine

Fall foliage getaway idea: Visit Tim Maslow’s two new restaurants in MidCoast, Maine. The Best of Boston-award winning chef has said goodbye to city life, […]

Chef Jason Santos photo provided
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Chef Jason Santos Will Close Back Bay Harry’s to Open Citrus & Salt

Chef Jason Santos, who has opened a number of popular restaurants in the Boston area since the late Gargoyles in Davis Square, apparently has a […]

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Three Pop-Up Bakeries to Try This Month

Proof positive that there can never be enough baked goods in this world: Several local businesses have new products on the menus this week, as […]

Mike & Patty's will do a roast beef and bar pizza concept called North South at Bow Market
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Mike & Patty’s Will Do a Roast Beef-Versus-Bar Pizza Concept at Bow Market

An ambitious food hall and maker market is under construction in Somerville, and when it opens next year, Bow Market will have a one-stop-shop to […]

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The Smoke Shop Is Taking Over the Tavern Road Space

Chef Andy Husbands’ “city barbecue” joint is expanding into the capital city. The Smoke Shop will open another location in Fort Point, taking over for […]

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Add Global Flavors to Your Table with Chris Kimball’s New Cookbook

The bow tie is back. When his PBS television show and companion cookbook, Milk Street: The New Home Cooking launches later this month, Christopher Kimball’s […]

Pareja Wink & Nod
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Wink & Nod’s Newest Residency Is Date-Night Tapas

If you’re sticking around Boston for the long weekend, make time to visit Kaki Lima at Wink & Nod before its residency is over September […]