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Pickles
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Boston Gets a New Pickle Fair in June

Long before fermentation was a deliciously ubiquitous trend on Boston-area restaurant menus and artisan grocery shelves, cooks have been using the technique to preserve and […]

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Where to Find Cocktail Flights (and More) at Boston Restaurants

Flights—a lineup of three, four, five, or more sample-sized servings—are a requisite feature of winery and brewery tasting rooms. But why put a limit on the […]

Polar Seltzer
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Polar Seltzer’s Summer Flavors Inspire Cocktails and Ice Cream

The day Polar Beverages makes its seasonal flavor announcement is a joyful day at the Boston magazine office, year after year. Apparently, we are not […]

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Important Boston Tinned Fish Scene Updates

Last summer, tinned fish—typically imported cans of preserved, sometimes seasoned, seafood—emerged as an undeniable trend in Boston, with two hot newcomers, Saltie Girl and Haley.Henry […]

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Variations on a Theme: Mediterranean

With a parade of Mediterranean dishes descending on Boston, it’s suddenly chic to eat Greek.

The Juice Union in Somerville made a magical strawberry-açai smoothie
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This Somerville Juice Shop Is Making a “Unicorn” Smoothie

When the team at the Juice Union noticed a pink-and-purple pint making the waves on Instagram last week, they did a little research and development. Employee […]

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BU Starbucks Barista Rails Against the Unicorn Frappuccino

This Boston University student has had it with the infernal Unicorn Frappuccino. Jaime Bennis, who works as a barista at the Starbucks inside BU’s Questrom School of […]

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Trending Ingredient: Charcoal Is the New Black

From cold-pressed juice to artisanal ice cream, culinary-grade activated charcoal is taking local menus to the dark side.

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Where to Eat Poké in Boston

Here’s where to find the hot new dish.

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Variations on a Theme: Toasts with the Most

Move over, avocado.

Manoa Poke Shop's Ahi Classic bowl
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[UPDATE] Somerville Gets Two Poké Stops This Winter

UPDATE, Friday, January 6, 3 p.m.: Manoa Poke Shop is officially open on Saturday, January 7. Check out the debut menu over at Eater Boston. The […]

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Think Inside the Box with Gâté Comme des Filles’ Chocolates

Think inside the box this holiday season with Gâté Comme des Filles’ luxe chocolates.

News

Throwback Thursday: The Local History of Candied Yams

If you’ve ever eaten a vegetable and thought “This would taste better with candy on top,” then you’re probably a sucker for sweet potato casserole, or candied […]

The taproom at Lamplighter Brewing Co.
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Manoa Poke, Parlor Ice Cream, and More at Lamplighter Brewing This Week

With a full espresso menu, nitro iced coffee, and Union Square Donuts doughies by day, and unique beers, addictive ranch pretzels and spicy peanuts on […]

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Photos: Brewing the Perfect Cup at MEM Tea

Like wine, coffee, and craft beer before it, tea is growing in both popularity and prominence. Not since the Boston Tea Party 243 years ago […]