Corby Kummer

Corby Kummer, Contributing Editor at Boston Magazine

Critic Corby Kummer—an editor at The Atlantic and author of The Pleasures of Slow Food—has been reviewing Greater Boston's top restaurants for Boston magazine since 1997.


Dining Out: Tavern Road

There’s plenty to love already about Fort Point’s ambitious and earnest new culinary artwork in progress.


Dining Out: No. 9 Park

Fifteen years later, has Barbara Lynch’s original flagship been reborn?


Restaurant Review: Asta

Though it bears resemblance to Copenhagen’s Noma, this Back Bay spot has a charm all its own.


Dining Out: Boston Chops

A new steakhouse comes to the South End.


Dining Out: Giulia in Cambridge

The latest Italian newcomer favors authenticity over flash, mostly to great success.


Dining Out: Sycamore in Newton Centre

A little restraint is all that this Newton Centre restaurant needs to become this critic’s next great love.


Dining Out: Puritan & Company in Cambridge

Will Gilson attempts to fuse New England fare with modern technique—and, mostly, succeeds.


Restaurant Review: Steel & Rye in Milton

Chef Chris Parsons’s inventive techniques make for greatness at his new Milton restaurant—some of the time.


Restaurant Review: BoMa

This South End newcomer has some work to do before it can become the next neighborhood success story.

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Dining Out: Casa B in Somerville

A high-style take on rustic Latin cuisine in Union Square.

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Dining Out: Kitchen in South End

Scott Herritt’s new South End restaurant is a welcome glimpse into the past.

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Dining Out: West Bridge in Cambridge

This Kendall Square newcomer has potential in spades, but feels incomplete.

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Dining Out at The Blue Room

With a new chef in the kitchen, this Kendall Square stalwart is hoping to boost its buzz quotient.

Dining Out: Area Four

Thanks to early crowds, bold spices, and talent at the oven, Jody Adams’s new restaurant sizzles.