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Rachel Leah Blumenthal

Food Editor

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.

Daytime view of a large green lawn in front of a gold high-rise with Encore written at the top. People are gathered on the lawn for an event.

Boston Magazine’s Battle of the Burger Returns

Help decide the winner of this year’s epic burger throwdown, featuring 20 Boston-area restaurants and countless pounds of cheese, bacon, and onions.

Long noodles are piled high on a plate, garnished with whole basil leaves, garnished with a dark brown sauce and bits of shredded beef.

Three Splurge-Worthy Tasting Menus to Try This Weekend

Sushi and wagyu, a minimalist ode to all things local, and an uni- and caviar-filled feast.

A big bowl is full of shiny black mushrooms, garnished with chopped red chile peppers and thin lime slices.

Three New Restaurants to Try Around Boston This Weekend

Enjoy Southwestern Chinese, Mediterranean sweets, and Korean food.