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Scott Kearnan

Food + Entertainment Editor


First Look: Here’s Everything You’ll Eat at Nautilus Pier 4, Opening in Boston This Week

An even bigger, waterfront sibling to one of Nantucket’s hottest restaurants has dropped anchor—and its own canned rosé wine—at an iconic Seaport address.

City Life

Short Term Predictions for Boston’s New Normal

Experts predict what you can expect in the new normal—and when to expect it.

City Life

Hold on, Boston: Spring Is Coming Back and So Will We

If there’s one thing New Englanders know, it’s how to bounce back after a stretch of dark days.

Carl Dooley

A Top Chef Star Is Moving into a Seafood Restaurant in Boston’s Back Bay

Carl Dooley is taking over the helm at Mooncusser Fish House when the fine-dining destination reopens next month.

Arts & Entertainment

Meet the Boston Musician Who Has Performed Every Single Night of the Pandemic

Missing live concerts? The Adam Ezra Group frontman is coming up on his 365th consecutive online show, and even played during his own bout with COVID-19.


The Boston-area Restaurant Openings We’re Most Excited for This Spring

A stylish global-cuisine addition to the Seaport, wood-fired pizzas in Mission Hill, a spirited tavern in Brookline, and more.


Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccination? Here’s a Delicious, Post-Shot Treat near Each Site

After you get a shot in your arm, get a sizzling skillet-baked cookie, insanely huge nutter butter sandwich, or Biden- and Harris-inspired ice cream scoops in your belly.

A sampler from Beacon Hill Chocolates

The Best Places to Buy Chocolate in Boston

Perfect for last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts, of course, but these 10 shops are worth a visit all year round.

City Life

Five Fun Businesses that Boston Could Really Use Post-Pandemic

Cuddle rooms have worked out elsewhere, so why not here?


With Takeout Food Taking Over, Can Fine Dining Survive the Pandemic in Boston?

Here’s how high-end restaurants are handling an era made for home delivery and couch-friendly comfort foods.


Goodbye, Sloppy Styrofoam: Here’s How to Take Actually Stunning Photos of Takeout Food

We asked some Boston-area influencers for advice.

City Life

Oh, Crap: In COVID-Era Boston, Free Bathrooms Are Hard to Find

It’s not as easy to just pop into a coffee shop for quick relief. So what’s there to do when you need the loo?


Why Does the North End Keep Catching Heat for Flouting COVID Rules?

Emergency hearings, viral videos, and defiant owners frustrate restaurants that are trying to follow regulations.


Year in Review: 12 Headlines that Defined Boston’s Dining Scene in 2020

Thousands of tragic restaurant closings, one extremely divisive opening, Phantom Gourmet gets booed, and more remembrances from a time to forget.


“The Pandemic Radically Changed Things”: Legal Sea Foods’ Roger Berkowitz on Selling His Restaurant Empire

The decades-spanning family business now belongs to a new hospitality group that’s been quickly acquiring Boston-based brands.