Scott Kearnan

Food + Entertainment Editor


Go inside Bar Enza, Harvard Square’s Hugely Anticipated New Italia Restaurant

Michelin-starred chef Mark Ladner starts rolling out his restaurant (and its gigantic meatballs) this weekend.


How to Eat and Drink Your Way through Apple Season in Boston

Our “apple-a-day” itinerary, from apple babka on Monday to cider cake on Sunday, with boozy milkshakes in between.


10 Boston Restaurant Openings We’re Excited for This Fall

Plant-based pub grub from a star chef, Asian-inspired spins on New England seafood, and a lot (like, a lot) of exciting Italian spots.


Here’s Your First Look at Coquette, Opening in Boston’s Seaport This Week

The stunning new restaurant, the latest from the team behind Yvonne’s and others, takes lovely liberties with coastal French cuisine.

Arts & Entertainment

The Show Must Go On

From concerts and musicals to drag competitions, live events are back in Boston—and you’re not going to want to miss out.


Chef Jen Royle Will Cook, Say, Tweet, and Do Anything She Likes

And that’s exactly why the sports jockey turned toque is redefining what it means to be a celebrity chef in Boston today.


A Handy Guide to Not Being a Monster When You Dine Out In Boston

If you lost your social skills during the shutdown, please allow these tired chefs to remind you of some basic table manners.

omni boston hotel

One of Boston’s Buzziest Restaurant Groups Is Bringing Coastal French Cuisine to the Seaport

Coquette will flirt its way into the upcoming Omni hotel, bearing playful cocktails and bits of Basque Country influence.


First Look: Premiere on Broadway, Your Favorite New Restaurant and Music Lounge Opening in August

Former Terra chef Dan Bazzinotti is remixing Italian cuisine in a massive space with a dance floor, stage, and nightly entertainment.


Here’s How the Elite Will Eat and Drink in Boston’s Exclusive New Social Club

From high-end sushi to rooftop Champagne, the ‘Quin House is a stunning playground with more than a dozen restaurants and bars—if you can get inside.


One of America’s Most Famous Vegan Chefs Has Arrived in Boston

Star restaurateur Matthew Kenney has planted Double Zero, a gourmet pizza and wine bar, in the Back Bay.

City Life

Can “Quarantine and Chill” Last a Little Longer, Please?

There’s a lot we’ve lost during the pandemic. But when it’s all over, what will happen to the things we’ve found?


One of the Country’s Most Acclaimed Chefs Is Coming to Cambridge

Mark Ladner, the Michelin-starred force behind Mario Batali’s former flagship Del Posto, is opening an Italian spot in Harvard Square.


Boston Restaurants Are Reopening—But Where Are All the Workers?

Kitchens and dining rooms are trying to ramp up to feed a vaccinated public. Many restaurants, though, are having trouble getting necessary staff to return.


The Team Behind Boston’s Best Steakhouse Is Opening a Seafood Restaurant in Back Bay

Grill 23 owner Chris Himmel and Bistro du Midi chef Robert Sisca will drop anchor at Grand Banks Fish House in July.