Scott Kearnan

Food + Entertainment Editor


First Look at Better Sorts Social Club, Opening This Week

A downtown hotel scores a nifty new cocktail lounge with an industry star at its bar.


Chefs Share Loved and Loathed Halloween Candies

Peanut butter cups are thrillers, but candy corn makes their skin crawl.

Chef Chris Parsons

Chef Chris Parsons Will Open Lily P’s in Cambridge

Expect fried chicken, raw and roasted oysters, and cider on tap.


First Look at Nahita, Now Open in Back Bay

Behold a beautiful culture clash of Asian, Latin American, and Turkish flavors.


First Look at Tim Maslow’s Whaling in Oklahoma

The South End scores a funky Japanese izakaya this week.

City Life

When Did Boston’s Gay Scene Get So Straight?

A report from the front lines.

Arts & Entertainment

Date Ideas: Beer Snobs

Here’s how to heat things up with a cold one.

Arts & Entertainment

Date Night: Posh Pairs

Splurge on sushi, ride in style, and more.

Arts & Entertainment

Date Night: Dorchester

Top spots for an evening out in Dot.


The (Almost) Silent Partner

Brian Lesser is the man behind many of Boston’s hottest restaurants.

Arts & Entertainment

Date Ideas: Weekend Warriors

Rock climbing, hilltop hikes, and more.

Arts & Entertainment

Date Night: Harvard Square

A high-low mix of dining options, entertainment, and more.

Arts & Entertainment

Date Night: Culture Vultures

Paintings on a plate, ballet in a church, and more.

Arts & Entertainment

Date Night: The North End

New ideas for the city’s oldest neighborhood.

Home & Property

Married to Design

Interior planner Louis Ashman creates harmony in a Needham home.