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Scott Kearnan

Food + Entertainment Editor


Where to Find the Best Bar Pizza Around Boston and the South Shore

With their super-crispy crusts, these uniquely Massachusetts-style pies are iconic.


How Do You Say Heaven on the South Shore of Massachusetts? Bar Pie!

An insider’s guide to the legendary bar-pizza OGs and all the trendy newbies, including unassuming taverns and flashy new food trucks slinging supreme pies.


The Greatest Irish Pubs in Boston

Find your perfect pint at these consistent favorites—from classics like J.J. Foley’s, to cozy spots like the Druid, to plenty of charming dives.

Overhead view of crispy pieces of fried fish accompanied by fries and lemon slices.

Where to Find Boston’s Tastiest Fish and Chips

Crispy, crunchy, and comforting.


Where to Eat Lobster Rolls in Greater Boston

Get your claws into these standouts, served warm and buttered or chilled with mayo.


Where to Eat near Boston’s TD Garden

Before you head to a concert or game, fuel up with ramen from a celebrity chef, top-notch burgers and shakes, and more in and around Boston’s West End.


These Are the Best Italian Restaurants in Boston Right Now

From old-school red sauce joints, to chic seafood, to soulful reinterpretations of classic comforts.

A round, golden brown pastry is topped with shredded chicken, carrot chunks, and peas.

Where to Find the Best Pot Pies around Boston

There’s a reason it’s the ultimate comfort food. Bookmark these picks for gravy-drenched-chicken classics, plus a couple curveballs.

A very thick drinking chocolate fills a white mug with a floral pattern. The chocolate is topped with large marshmallows in purple, blue, pink, and green.

Where to Find Greater Boston’s Greatest Hot Chocolate

Warm up with a rich, decadent cup of cocoa at some of the area’s best cafés.


The Nine Best Restaurants in Newburyport

From Mexican restaurants to swanky seafood spots, the North Shore’s postcard-pretty seaport has an excellent dining scene.


Six Haunted Restaurants You Need to Try Near Boston

The spirits aren’t just behind the bar.

Black Sheep Bagel Cafe Cambridge bagel sandwiches and coffee

Where to Find the Best Bagels in Boston Right Now

Whether they’re onion, garlic, or Cajun-spice flavored, these fresh-baked bagels are everything.


The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Salem, Massachusetts Right Now

From sit-down dining to taprooms to candy stores, here’s how to make the most of your Salem trip, in October or otherwise.

City Life

Garrett Harker Conquers Kenmore (Again)

After his iconic brasserie, Eastern Standard, shuttered during the pandemic, Boston’s consummate hospitality wiz is reopening the restaurant this month—and putting everything on the line that lightning will strike twice.


Where to Find the Best Indian Food in Boston Right Now

Spice up your life.