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Nathan Tavares


Nathan Tavares is a writer and former assistant editor of The Improper Bostonian. His fiction debut, A Fractured Infinity, comes out November 1, 2022.

Shelving next to a restaurant's bar are filled with colorful pairs of roller skates.

Tenderoni’s Skates into the Fenway with Crunchy Pizzas and “Big Disco Energy”

Hustle through the menu of scratch-made pastas, huge salads, and “Italian-American-ish” delights.

Overhead view of a white bowl full of mac and cheese, the cheese slightly browned.

Where to Find the Best Mac ’n’ Cheese in Boston Right Now

These options for gooey, cheesy comfort in a bowl (or a skillet, or a mug) will get you through Boston’s colder months.

A grilled round of porchetta is garnished with chopped herbs and sits on a bed of charred broccolini and a white puree.

SubRosa, a Mediterranean-Inspired Pop-up, Blooms at South End Cocktail Bar Wink & Nod

It’s been a very long break for the venue—and for Louis DiBiccari, the latest chef to helm its culinary residency program.

Overhead view of dishes of comfort food like mac and cheese, hot dogs, and tacos spread on red and white checkered paper.

Five New Menus to Try in Boston This Weekend

Wander into the colder months with decadent mac and cheese, a new brunch bounty, and more.

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All the Restaurants You Need to Try on Your Next Provincetown Getaway

The seaside haven at the end of the world lures with raw bars, perfect pizzas, and all the frosé you can handle. 


Kick Back with the Artsy Surf Shack Vibe at the Luxe Wanderer Cottages in Kennebunk

Borrow one of the free cruiser bikes to explore, too.

Cod - slow cooked with whey and trout roe twelve restaurant portland

This New Portland Restaurant Is a Love Letter to Local Food

Housed in a historical building rebuilt brick-by-brick on the waterfront, Twelve tantalizes with a dozen-plus reasons to dine in Maine.

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Eight Top-Tier Restaurants to Try in Newport Right Now

Chart a course for all the seafood you can swallow, plus spicy shrimp rangoons and lick-your-plate desserts.

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A New Boutique Hotel on Nantucket Offers a Gorgeous Connection to the Past

Inspirations bloom at Blue Iris, from Portuguese influences to its link to a former artist colony.


The Tastiest Food Trucks to Try Around Boston This Summer

Hop on a moveable feast of sunny Haitian cuisine, hot-pressed Brazilian hot dogs, and more.

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Where to Eat in Inman Square Right Now

A stalwart Portuguese spot, a mountain of mezze, and plenty more circle this Cambridge square.


The Best Restaurants in Central Square Right Now

Find rich Ethiopian stews, zippy hamachi crudos, hand-rolled pastas, and much more at this culinary crossroads.


The Best Restaurants in Harvard Square Right Now

Graduate from ho-hum meals to A-plus soufflé pancakes and masterful bowls of ramen.


The 10 Best Restaurants in the Fenway Right Now

Bring your Green Monster-sized appetite to these home run spots serving fresh oysters, boatloads of buccatini, and more.

Chef Colin Lynch behind the sushi counter at No Relation

Party of One: The Best Bars and Restaurants for Solo Dining in Boston

Between splurge-worthy tasting menus and welcoming whiskey taverns, we have no reservations about eating alone.