Rachel has been covering the Boston-area restaurant scene in various capacities since 2008, including nine years as editor of Eater Boston. A Massachusetts native, she currently resides in Medford with her husband, toddler, cats, and too many plants. When not writing about food, she's playing music or buying yet another cookbook she'll never use.
And another Boston favorite got a nod from the New York Times.
Go to Everett, just north of Boston, for Nepali food hidden in the back of a convenience store, one of Greater Boston’s best pizzas, and more.
Share Champagne or a punch bowl, eat pancakes topped with lobster and tobiko, and beehive yourself.
Sushi and wagyu, a minimalist ode to all things local, and an uni- and caviar-filled feast.
Enjoy Southwestern Chinese, Mediterranean sweets, and Korean food.