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Anthony Bourdain at Raw Craft screening
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Anthony Bourdain Is a Secret Good Guy

Anthony Bourdain is totally uncomfortable with the fact that he is beloved. He’d rather eat tongue than bite his, and throughout his career, he has […]

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Chefs’ Guide to Shopping Locally for Thanksgiving

Volunteered to bring the appetizers, fix the sides, or even roast the turkey this Thanksgiving—and freaking out a bit as the holiday draws near? Take […]

Puerto Rico Num Pang
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Action Bronson and Mario Batali Have a Boston Lunch Special for Puerto Rico

Rapper-cum-tastemaker Action Bronson knows deliciousness—the one-time line cook is the host of the delightfully ridiculous Viceland show, Fuck, That’s Delicious. And prolific restaurateur Mario Batali […]

Matt Jennings' Homegrown is available in November at Tasty Burger locations in Boston
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Try Matthew Jennings’ Tasty Burger in November

Fast-food favorite Tasty Burger opened its first location outside Massachusetts last year in Washington, D.C., but the company is solidly based in Boston. To strengthen […]

Kristen Kish at the W Hotel Boston
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Kristen Kish’s Cookbook Is Out Today

In 2014, after just 9 months on the job, Kristen Kish stepped away from her coveted chef de cuisine role at Menton to become a […]

Hugh Acheson Boston book tour
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Hugh Acheson’s Book Tour Literally Rolls Into Boston in November

One less obvious benefit to slow cookers: You can plug them in to make dinner in your Airstream travel trailer. Celebrity chef Hugh Acheson will […]

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A Filipino Restaurant, Bar, and “Artspace” Is Headed for Bow Market

While Somerville’s own food hall and maker market is under construction, more local entrepreneurs are getting their feet in the (garage) door. The latest is […]

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Gail Simmons’ Book Tour Is Coming to Boston

Top Chef judge Gail Simmons has traveled the world, not just for the 15 seasons of the Bravo TV show (the newest, in Denver, premieres […]

Paul and Julia Child, Marseille, 1950
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This New Photo Book Is a “Visual Extension” of Julia Child’s Memoir

How Julia Child spent the 1950s in Europe is well-documented—she published Mastering the Art of French Cooking right after that time, for one, and her […]

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Three Boston Chefs to Appear on Iron Chef Showdown

The newest incarnation of the popular Iron Chef culinary competition show will feature some familiar faces. Matthew Jennings of Townsman, Top Chef winner Kristen Kish, […]

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 […]