Food Trends


Wish List: Gifts for the Gourmand

The city’s top tastemakers reveal the tasty treats and handy gadgets they’ll be wrapping up this season.

Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving looks for an opening on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017

Kyrie Irving Is a Celtics Star in Part Because He’s Mostly Vegan

I was one of the truly heartbroken Celtics fans lamenting Danny Ainge’s decision to trade Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland this summer, despite the fact that […]


Candy Land: Five Gourmet Treats to Try Now

Halloween comes around only once a year, so take full advantage.


Variations on a Theme: Pasta

With chefs across the city elevating their pasta craft, there’s never been a better time to carbo-load.

Latte art at Branch Line

Stuck in a Coffee Routine? Try a Rotating Roaster Program

If she’s being honest, it would have been easier for general manager Deena Marlette to choose one coffee roaster to have on the menu at […]


Where to Find Composed Oysters in Boston

Composed oysters are making a splash on the raw-bar scene.


We Asked Boston Bartenders for Cocktail Recipes for Polar’s Magical Seltzer Flavors

By now you’ve certainly heard that Worcester favorite Polar Seltzer unleashed a lineup of fantastic new flavors this week. Called Impossibly Good, the line brings […]


Espresso Fizz, Cold Brew Tonic, and More Iced Coffee Drinks to Sip This Summer

There’s really no reason to miss Dunkin’ Donuts sugar-bomb Coffee Coolatta, which was discontinued earlier this year. Boston coffee drinkers are known for their year-round […]


The Best Ice Cream Shops in Boston Right Now

Nothing beats a frozen treat on a hot day. Here’s our guide to the five must-stop ice cream shops of the season.


Fenway Park Food, By the Numbers

Ballpark figures on our favorite part: the snacks.


Boston Has a Poutine Problem

It’s a cold Wednesday night in April, and I’m sitting at Olde Magoun’s Saloon, a great bar in Somerville, waiting for bad poutine. One by […]


Variations on a Theme: Southern Picnic

A new batch of down-home restaurants is serving up plenty of southern hospitality right here in the Hub.


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 […]


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

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 […]