Brittany Jasnoff

sip wine bar and kitchen

First Bite: Sip Wine Bar and Kitchen

It’s style over substance at this bustling downtown spot—and that may be by design.

Tip Tap Room in Beacon Hill

First Bite: Tip Tap Room

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

First Bite: Firebrand Saints

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

First Bite: Five Horses Tavern

When it comes to brews—and bites to accompany them—this new haunt comes out ahead of the pack.

First Bite: Abigail’s

It may not be a destination yet, but this new Kendall Square haunt is turning out some very smart — and tasty — fare. 

The 50 Best Restaurants in 2011

If it’s serious, considered advice on where to eat that you’re after, you need this: the intelligent diner’s guide to dining out now.

If it’s serious, considered advice on where to eat that you’re after, you need this: the intelligent diner’s guide to dining out now.

Fresh Idea: Cool It

Aloe vera: burn remedy and...trendy foodstuff? It is for some Boston chefs.

First Bite: The Brahmin

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

First Bite at Forum

A new Back Bay restaurant has plenty of scene-stealing style. If only it served food to match.

Weddings

Boston Bridal Blog: Stamp of Approval

It’s time to start thinking about save-the-dates, and not the picture-on-a-magnet kind.

Now that you’ve caught your fish, make it delicious with one of these five can’t-be-beat seafood recipes.

Small Bite: The Wholy Grain

The Wholy Grain: Not yet the holy grail of bakeries, but not too shabby either.

Helen Molesworth has her eye on exquisite silver candlesticks.

KATE WARNER has her eye on a Saarinen classic.