Jacqueline Cain

Contributor

Jacqueline Cain is a food and drinks writer and editor. She is the former Deputy Food Editor at Boston, and has also written for Edible Boston, Apartment Therapy, Eater Boston, and other outlets.

Restaurants

First Look: Trillium Brewing Company’s Brand-New Taproom and Restaurant Opens in Canton

There’s wood-fired fare from an acclaimed chef, “secret” drafts, and Trillium’s first-ever distillery.

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Restaurants Across Boston Are “Hibernating.” Will They Actually Return in the Spring?

Temporary closings are a last-ditch effort to save money during a bleak pandemic winter. Will it  help our favorite places preserve their strength—or threaten their chances for long term survival?

Restaurants

12 Boston Restaurants Now Serving Top-Shelf Cocktails To-Go

Raise the bar on your takeout order with juice-pouch-style margaritas, pints of iced Irish coffee, and more spirited selections.

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Eight Fun Takeout Ideas near Boston-Area Beaches

From quirky sandwich shops to fuel day trips, to special picnic spreads for golden-hour dinner dates.

Restaurants

Chef Michael Serpa Is Opening a Tequila-Soaked Taqueria with a Rooftop Bar

Despite COVID-era uncertainty, the chef behind Select Oyster Bar and others is moving forward with plans to replace downtown’s Kamakura restaurant.

Restaurants

10 Creative New Menu Items for the Summer of Social Distancing

While the rest of us were baking sourdough, these spots were developing squid-ink-dough pizzas, boozy popsicles, and more.

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Update: Gov. Baker Approves To-Go Cocktails for Massachusetts Restaurants

The emergency law allows for takeout of up two (sealed) drinks per entree ordered.

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Stephanie Cmar Goes From a “Shitty Little” Boston Kitchen to the Top Chef All Stars Finale

Eight years after her first appearance, the hilariously self-deprecating chef competes tonight for the title.

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The 20 Coolest New Restaurant Patios in Boston in 2020

A rooftop lounge with skyline views, relaxed new beer gardens, and more exciting outdoor-dining spaces for the summer of social distancing.

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Boston Chefs Return with Outdoor Dining: “It’s Like Opening a New Restaurant”

It’s a welcome—if a bit weird—step back into business. But without more aid, many wonder if it will be enough to stay afloat through the pandemic.

City Life

Besides Protesting, Five Ways to Support the Black Lives Matter Movement in Boston

Advocate for legislative bills, support Black-owned businesses, and other efforts you can make from home.

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Boston Business Owners Are Picking Up the Pieces after Overnight Looting

Independent shop and restaurant owners say property destruction and theft are added hardships for them during the pandemic.

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Socially Distanced Food Trucks Are Ready to Roll onto Boston’s Greenway

Honk if you love burgers and banh mi. Here’s an early look at the downtown park’s new schedule, which kicks off on June 1.

City Life

In One Boston Retail District, It’s Not Quite Back to Business

The city’s reopening is underway, but slow foot traffic has Jamaica Plain shop owners worried that the summer won’t be sustainable.

Restaurants

12 Takeout Ideas for a Delicious, Socially Distanced Memorial Day Weekend

From wine-paired grilling kits to a drive-through pig roast, celebrate the unofficial start of summer.