Corby Kummer


Dining out: Legal Harborside

The seafood chain has debuted a flashy fine-dining concept on the waterfront—and despite a few early hiccups, things are going swimmingly.


Dining Out: Tres Gatos

With this bookstore-café turned tapas bar, J.P. has scored the best kind of neighborhood spot.


Dining Out: Bina Osteria

For this Downtown Crossing restaurant and its new chef, the third time’s the charm.

Dining Out at 80 Thoreau

Score one for the suburbs: With the latest entry from a team of season restaurant pros, Concord locals luck out.


Dining Out: Locke-Ober

All shined up, this city landmark is ripe for a renaissance — but it can’t seem to shake its stodgy past.


Dining Out: Tico

Michael Schlow presents a medley of Spanish and Latin-American cuisines in the Back Bay—and hits plenty of high notes.


Dining Out: Met Back Bay

The fourth incarnation of the Chestnut Hill original brings the suburbs to the city.


Dining Out: Bondir

Jason Bond nails it at his new Cambridge dining niche, Bondir.


Dining Out: Journeyman Review

This Union Square restaurant finally opened last September. Seven months later it remains a work very much in progress.


Dining Review: Island Creek Oyster Bar

With an impressive raw bar and some of the freshest fish around, this Kenmore Square newcomer is reeling in crowds.


Dining Out: Beacon Hill Bistro

Under a new chef, the posh neighborhood boîte turns out some tremendous dishes. Too bad they’re hiding among the other, uninspired offerings.

Restaurant Review: Deuxave

With lofty ambitions and kitchen talent to spare, a Back Bay newcomer aims high—but doesn’t always hit the mark.


Restaurant Review: Towne

The food may be hit-or-miss, but everything about Lydia Shire’s new Back Bay restaurant is big, brassy, and bold.

Certain places change your mental landscape, and what you want when you go out to eat. These long-gone spots did it for me.


Dining Out: Troquet

Rediscovering a wine lover’s haven — and a culinary talent — in the Theater District.