First Bite

Tip Tap Room in Beacon Hill

Restaurant Review: Tip Tap Room in Beacon Hill

Chef Brian Poe reinvents the New England classic, steak tips, at his new Beacon Hill restaurant.

emerald lounge in boston

First Sip: Emerald Lounge in Boston

The cocktails at Emerald Lounge fall flat. We’ll be following the yellow brick road elsewhere.

Rosa Mexicano

First Bite: Rosa Mexicano

It’s tacos with a side of glitz at this big-box newcomer.

Photo by Michael Piazza

Small Bite: Otto Pizza Coolidge Corner

This spacious new Brookline pizza joint serves creative pies with unexpected toppings.

Casa B

First Bite at Casa B

A new tapas spot adds Latin and Caribbean flavor to Union Square. 

First Bite: Saloon

At this new Davis Square pub, it’s whiskey first, food second. And that’s just fine with us. 

First Bite: Firebrand Saints

This funky new Kendall Square spot is a smart blend of style and substance.

First Bite at The Brahmin

A new Back Bay hangout focuses on the Boston of yore—with results pointing to a solid future.