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Four Savory Cocktails to Sip This Season

Dinner and a drink? Try drinks as dinner. Infused with a variety of herbal, meaty, and umami-rich accents, these creative cocktails have plenty of bite. By Jesse Schwartz

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¡Qué Viva México! Nine Standout Mexican Dishes Around Boston

No piped-in mariachi. No kitschy sombreros or pastel piñatas. And certainly no overstuffed burritos sheathed in aluminum foil. A new class of Boston chefs is embracing the symphony of textures, spices, and soul in indigenous Mexican food like never before.

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Get Funky with These Fermentation Products

Ready to go beyond that jar of bread ’n’ butters? Pucker up with these condiments, preserves, and DIY pickling tools. Fermented bliss awaits.

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Four Seasonal Noodle-Soup Bowls in Boston

Pho was just the beginning. These days, your noodle fix might come with tender lo mein, aromatic-laden broth, or a side of schmaltz. Here’s how Boston chefs are turning their love of ramen, udon, and even Indonesian soto into the ultimate seasonal pick-me-up.