Erin Byers Murray

Table Talk

Pouring It On   One-hundred-year-old truffle peddler Sabatino & Co. has set up its first U.S. shop on Newbury Street, stocking Mediterranean products — from saffron-scented olive oil to Umbrian white and black truffles in season. [sidebar]Now Serving   South Boston welcomed…

Going Campy

  MANY REHAB JOBS REQUIRE a grand rethink, an overhaul of concept, space, and orientation. For others, all that’s needed is a subtle shift to morph from sleepy to spectacular. The latter was the case for a waterside home built…

A Home For All Seasons

WALKING THROUGH THIS BROOKLINE residence feels more like a journey than a stroll. From old-world traditional to classically modern, the styles change from one room to the next, reflecting the owners’ eclectic tastes and willingness to take risks. It’s hard…

Repeat History

THE ONE DOWNSIDE of owning a summer home (other than midweek longings when you’re stuck at work) is that at some point, you’ll have to drain the pipes, unplug the fridge, and close it up for the winter. Andif the…

Tastemaking: The Chef Swap

IN BOSTON, CHEFS HAVE ALWAYS had each other’s backs. Whether at charity events or cook-offs (Chefs in Shorts, held this year on June 25 at the Seaport World Trade Center, is a perennial favorite), it’s not uncommon to see 10…

Tastemaking: The Buzz Builders

LIKE MANY RESTAURANTS in Boston, Union Square’s Journeyman has a website, a Facebook page with 300-plus fans, and a Twitter feed. But as of early April, the 36-seat Somerville eatery didn’t have a full kitchen yet, let alone tables and…

Boston Home Spring 2010: Tailor-Made

ARCHITECT DAVID STERN’S greatest compliment came from a family friend, an eccentric painter and poet for whom he had designed a house in Truro. The project was built as a multitude of tiny enclaves, and was meant for use as…

Parties, Favored

The Makeup Lesson Regardless of whether she’s already hired a makeup artist, every bride could use a (very fun) dry run. Sarra, a full-service South Boston makeup studio, supplies a spacious, well-lit backdrop for an afternoon of makeup lessons. Groups…

Lentil Bean Soup

Threats of a harsh, powerless winter have left you with a dozen cans of beans, stale bread, and a half-eaten wheel of cheese. Use-it-all chef Tony Maws of Craigie on Main on how to turn your pantry excess into gourmet…