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Jacqueline Cain


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.


The 13 Best Restaurants on Martha’s Vineyard

Whether you’re looking for takeaway for the beach or a satisfying dinner after a sun-drenched day, we’ve got your Vineyard eats covered. 


The 12 Top Restaurants on Nantucket

If you’re heading to New England’s favorite little island with dune-backed beaches this summer, we’ve found the best stops.


30 Places to Eat and Drink on the Cape and the Islands in 2024

Al fresco dining, hip breweries, and ice cream so good it’ll make you want to spend all season on the Cape and Islands.

A man with a full beard and long dreads wears a white chef's coat with Top Chef branding and stands smiling for a portrait in a large pantry.

Top Chef’s New Season Has Tons of Boston Flavor

Dorchester’s own Valentine Howell Jr. competes in Wisconsin-set Season 21. Plus, Boston-trained chef Kristen Kish becomes the show’s host, and more local connections.


The Greatest Irish Pubs in Boston

Find your perfect pint at these consistent favorites—from classics like J.J. Foley’s, to cozy spots like the Druid, to plenty of charming dives.


Where to Eat Lobster Rolls in Greater Boston

Get your claws into these standouts, served warm and buttered or chilled with mayo.

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Where to Find Great Late-Night Food around Boston

Don’t sleep on these places to eat well after midnight.

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Ciao Somerville Brings Outstanding Pizza to the New Green Line

The second location of the Chelsea gem will open in February with an expanded menu and more seating.


These Are the Best Italian Restaurants in Boston Right Now

From old-school red sauce joints, to chic seafood, to soulful reinterpretations of classic comforts.

City Life

Julian Edelman Made You a Drink, Boston

The Patriots legend sips on the JE 11 and discusses Taylor and Travis, Pop Warner memories, and holiday traditions.

Broccoli alla grillia "Caesar" at Fox & the Knife

22 Best Restaurants in South Boston

From the stronghold diners to the late-night haunts, here’s where to eat in Southie right now.

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A Woman-Owned Brewery and Taproom Comes to Jamaica Plain

Drawdown Brewing Company will open in Egleston Square this month, drastically diversifying Boston’s beer scene.

Fireplace at the Banks Fish House.

31 Boston Restaurants with Cozy Fireplaces

Whether you’re braving the cold for dinner, a date, or just a few drinks.

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22 Best Restaurant Bathrooms in Greater Boston

Psst… don’t forget to wash your hands.

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Somerville’s Bow Market Expands

The tucked-away Union Square maker-market has added storefronts right on Somerville Avenue—and there’s more food to enjoy.