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Scott Kearnan

Food + Entertainment Editor


Be Awed by the TurDunkin, a Coolatta-Brined, Munchkin-Stuffed Thanksgiving Feast

Yes, someone came up with this. Yes, there’s a recipe. Yes, you’re bored enough.

City Life

Could the Social-Distancing Era Make New Englanders More Friendly?

Isolating times has made me much chattier with strangers—and I’m not alone. Here’s why that’s a good thing.


16 Not-So-Traditional Thanksgiving Takeout Packages in Boston

Aussie meat pies, Italian feasts, turkey pad kra pao, cannabis cuisine, and more fun, unique feasts for a most unusual year.


Here’s How to Score 60-Plus Dining Deals While Helping to Save Boston Restaurants

Boston magazine’s Taste Passport program unlocks free food, supports a vital advocacy organization, and earns you entry to virtual chef events.


Where to Eat Now: The 25 Hottest Spots for Street Food, Gourmet Takeout, and More

All of the takeout in the world isn’t going to save your favorite restaurant. Where does that leave Boston? With the chance to rethink, rebuild, and make our food scene even better than before.


The Year That Changed Dining Forever

All of the takeout in the world isn’t going to save your favorite restaurant.


The Not-So-Amazing Race: Inside the Mad Scramble for Restaurant Patio Heaters

The rush has ignited, but desperate operators won’t be saved by al fresco dining alone.


11 Halloween Candy-Inspired Things to Eat and Drink at Boston Restaurants

Takeout is the new trick-or-treating thanks to candy corn ice cream, Skittles-covered doughnuts, and Snickers-inspired cocktails.


Nine Pumpkin Spice-Inspired Plates to Try Around Boston

Hold the PSL. Order these raviolis, pancakes, and ice cream scoops instead.

Arts & Entertainment

Why Are So Many Scary Movies Set in New England?

Hollywood loves to make horror films here. Why? Consider our region’s haunted history—and how well we look the part.


Look Inside Atlántico, a Buzzy New Seafood Restaurant Opening in Boston This Week

Select Oyster Bar chef Michael Serpa is bringing Spanish- and Portuguese-inspired plates to the South End.


Please Hold the Salt Bae

The social media-famous chef, known for thousand-dollar steaks, has opened a Boston restaurant. But with local eateries hanging on for dear life, it’s hard to celebrate such conspicuous consumption.

Arts & Entertainment

Follow the Leaders

COVID-19 has forced local artists to get even more creative when it comes to sharing their work. Here are five genre-spanning Instagram accounts fitting big ideas into small frames.


Actually, You Can Still See a Live Red Sox Game in Boston

But only if you score a prime seat at Bleacher Bar, inside a former Fenway Park batting cage.

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I’ll Eat Outside at Boston Restaurants All Winter If I Have To

If you would have braved the freezing cold for a Patriots game, you should do it to save local restaurants, too.