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Scott Kearnan

Food + Entertainment Editor


Here’s Where to Eat All Along the Boston Marathon Route

From Hopkinton to Heartbreak Hill, our picks for refueling on race day.

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10 Great Farm-to-Table Restaurants in the Boston Area

When it comes to fresh, local food, they’re the cream of the crop.


Go Inside Hecate, Boston’s New and Mystical Underground Cocktail Bar

Named for the “badass witch” of Greek mythology, the Back Bay sanctum is ready to raise some spirits.

City Life

When Route 1 Ruled the Earth

The infamous highway north of Boston is charming, cheeky, and yeah, a little bit cheesy. It’s also one of my favorite places. An ode to an asphalt jungle still trapped in time.

Arts & Entertainment

The North Shore Newbie’s Road Map to Route 1 Landmarks

Route 1 is more than just a place to buy a loveseat, repair your smartphone, and get a body wax, all without leaving the same parking lot. It’s also a place to sit back and enjoy the finer things in life—with a touch of kitsch, naturally.


Please Stop Complaining That Your Tacos Aren’t “Cheap” Enough


Cheers! These are the Hottest Bars in Boston Right Now

From Boston’s first sake bar to a new speakeasy-inspired spot, here’s where to raise a toast.


Here Are All the Boston-area Chefs Who Actually Managed to Beat Bobby Flay

We look back at the few mighty victors—and tell you where to find their competition-winning dishes today.

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This Year’s James Beard Award Semifinalists Are Out, and We’re Confused

Individual Boston chefs make a strong showing, yet the Oscars of the food world snubbed even our best restaurants. Huh?


Hot Plates: Eight Dishes to Try Right Now in Boston

A legendary lasagna, cult-favorite cookies, steaming hot ramen bowls, and more.


Get Baked

Why smoke when you can snack? Boston-area chefs are cooking up some creative new ways to add cannabis to your diet.


Where to Find the Best Buffalo Wings Around Boston Right Now

When the need for spice strikes, check out these sauce-covered classics, double-fried deviations, and more.


The Best Hot Chocolate in Boston Right Now

Warm up with a rich, decadent mug of cocoa at some of Greater Boston’s best cafés.


Hey, Hell’s Kitchen Fans: Gordon Ramsay Has Opened His First Boston Restaurant

The famously fiery chef chose the Back Bay for the inaugural location of his new Ramsay’s Kitchen concept.


10 Must-Visit Restaurants in Stowe, Vermont

Find bright flavors and vivid local color in one of the Green Mountain State’s most touristed towns.