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.
The Newton bakery, beloved for its eye-catching croissants, expands to Brookline, with lauded local pastry chef Giselle Miller on the team.
Alcove’s Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli will open Hook + Line in 2023, an independent restaurant in a sea of chains.
The new tearoom is an intimate, independently owned operation, courtesy of two industry veterans with lots of cocktail experience.
Will Isaza (Blossom Bar, Birds of Paradise) will open Café Gloria this summer, featuring coffee and Colombian rice bowls.
But it’s not opening until 2024, so head to Scampo and eat some lobster pizza in the meantime.
Mike & Patty’s alum Jesse Rosen and the Good Life owner Peter Fiumara will soon serve breakfast and lunch out of the former Anthony’s Cafe space.
For Toscanini’s oh-so-popular B3, the name came first.
The 2023 James Beard Awards Semifinalist List Is a Testament to Greater Boston’s Incredible Dining Scene
From a chef serving Vietnamese- and French-inspired seafood feasts north of the city to a funky little Somerville wine bar to a homey Somali restaurant in East Boston, some of our most exciting chefs and restaurants were honored as awards season kicks off.
Plus, plenty of A5 wagyu.
Here’s the lowdown on all the exciting openings, expansions, and revamps in and around the city—from bouncy udon in the Seaport to flavors of the African diaspora in Dorchester to two brasseries in Fenway.