Julia Clancy



Dining Out: Return of the Aught Spot

Zuma, a posh Japanese restaurant in Boston’s newest skyscraper, is a throwback to the luxury of the 2000s.


Is the East Coast’s Best Mexican Food at Vida Cantina?

A nationally-lauded chef perfects tacos, enchiladas, and more amid Granite State strip malls.


Dining Out: Fox & the Knife

One of Boston’s hottest chefs finally has a place to call her own. But does her Italian enoteca live up to the hype?


Culture Change

Forget France and Wisconsin. How New England cheese is taking over the world, one glorious Gouda, goat cheese, and cheddar at a time.


Dining Out: Bar Lyon

Can classic French dining succeed in the trendy South End? Oui, oui. 


Dining Out: Whaling in Oklahoma

Will a hotshot chef’s American-Japanese comeback sink or swim in the South End?