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Julia Child, with shellfish, on an episode of "The French Chef"
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Stream Episodes of Julia Child’s The French Chef Courtesy of WGBH

Rainy August weekend plans: binge-watch vintage episodes of The French Chef, and maybe embark on an epic cooking adventure, to pregame what would be Julia […]

Chef Douglass Williams and his sons, Raffa and Lev, eat a super-sized bowl of pasta at Mida
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Mida Chef Douglass Williams Competes on Iron Chef America

A parent’s first Father’s Day is always likely to be memorable, but for Douglass Williams, it will be especially so. The chef and owner of […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Cheers Conspiracy

Before there was the place where everybody knows your name, there was the eerily similar Park St. Under. Was it the basis for the most famous TV show about Boston ever made?

Arts & Entertainment

Frankie Shaw Responds to City Councilor Ed Flynn’s SMILF Criticisms

Well, that was fast. A Boston City Councilor’s criticism of posters for the Showtime TV show SMILF erupted into a controversy that reached out into a few parts of […]

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Three Boston Chefs to Appear on Iron Chef Showdown

The newest incarnation of the popular Iron Chef culinary competition show will feature some familiar faces. Matthew Jennings of Townsman, Top Chef winner Kristen Kish, […]

Employees meet and test recipes in the library at America's Test Kitchen in Brookline Village
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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Why America’s Test Kitchen Is Moving

During a recent tour of the soon-to-be-former America’s Test Kitchen headquarters in Brookline, test kitchen manager Meri Lippard offered to show me the control room. “Sure,” […]

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MasterChef Finale Was Anyone’s Game

As Red Sox ace Chris Sale was vying for his 300th strikeout this season, Newton’s Jason Wang was cooking his heart out on MasterChef on […]

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Meet the Newton Music Teacher Who Might Win MasterChef Tonight

Do not underestimate the power of garnish. Careful plating, in part, has helped Jason Wang rise to the top 3 on this season of the Fox show […]

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A Treasure Trove of Game of Thrones Stuff Is Coming to Boston

As Game of Thrones fans around the world brace for the show’s highly anticipated season finale Sunday night, an ongoing GoT “takeover” on Boylston Street is about to […]

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“Adult Swim on the Green” Is Coming to Waltham

Adult Swim swung through Boston once already this summer, when a giant van shaped like Rick from Rick and Morty parked itself on the Greenway and […]

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Joe Kennedy Had Words for President Trump on the Daily Show

Rep. Joe Kennedy III had strong words for President Trump during a Wednesday night appearance on the Daily Show. “He’s got a unique opportunity at the […]

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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Are Making a Boston TV Show on Showtime

Boston’s favorite Oscar winners are bringing their hometown to the small screen with a new crime drama on Showtime. Variety reports that Matt Damon and Ben Affleck will […]

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Boston Chefs Andy Husbands, Tiffani Faison and More on Chopped Grill Masters

Andy Husbands released his fourth cookbook this spring, trained and did the 300-mile Chefs Cycle for No Kid Hungry, and presided over two restaurants—but he actually […]

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Alert: There Is an Iron Throne on Boylston Street

Game of Thrones fans: If you’ve ever wanted to rule the Seven Kingdoms, or at least look the part, your lucky and glorious day has arrived. […]

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Elizabeth Warren Gave Samantha Bee a Pep Talk

It’s safe to say that Samantha Bee is no fan of the president. She’s devoted countless time on Full Frontal to criticizing Donald Trump, but after […]