Jacqueline Cain

Deputy Food Editor at Boston Magazine

Jackie Cain is the Deputy Food Editor at Boston, covering food, drink, and restaurants news. Cain was previously an associate editor at Eater Boston.

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.

Restaurants

Takeout Cocktails Might Rescue Restaurants. So Why Won’t the Mass. Senate Move?

Bar and restaurant owners implore the state legislature to OK booze to-go. They’re just trying to stay in business.

Restaurants

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.

Restaurants

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.

Restaurants

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.

Restaurants

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.

Restaurants

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.

Restaurants

Boston Rosé Wine Is Back In Stores, Just When We Need It Most

90+ Cellars’ annual collab with Boston mag will support hospitality workers impacted by COVID-19.

Restaurants

Where in Boston to Order Mexican Food for Takeout or Delivery

From fresh tortillas to margarita mixers, bring taco night home.

Restaurants

My Life in the Age of COVID: Dan Souza of America’s Test Kitchen

What’s “the new normal” for a food editor and test cook confined to his own home kitchen? Well, there’s a lot of sourdough.

Restaurants

Bar Owners Launch a “Survival” Coalition to Support Boston’s Black-Owned Restaurants through COVID

The Boston Black Hospitality Coalition is working to save an already vulnerable group of businesses.

Restaurants

Where to Order Ice Cream Delivery and Takeout in Boston Right Now

From pints and cones, to at-home sundae kits—these scoop shops have you covered from the comfort of your couch.