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Is Legal Sea Foods Hitting Uncertain Waters?

After several tumultuous months for restaurants, with about 20% of the Massachusetts eateries permanently closed, federal restaurant relief hitting a standstill, and the colder weather […]

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12 Boston Restaurants Now Serving Top-Shelf Cocktails To-Go

It’s Month Four of pandemic-related disruptions to life in Boston, and though my at-home cocktail recipe repertoire has leveled up a little bit—I bought a […]

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Plan a Perfect Massachusetts Beach Day With These Eight Tasty Takeout Ideas

Pack up your canvas tote with plastic cups, can koozies, and plenty of hand sanitizer: The beach is summer 2020’s hottest dining destination. Though restaurants […]

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Boston Chef Michael Serpa Is Opening a Tequila-Soaked Taqueria with a Rooftop Bar

One of Boston’s hottest chefs isn’t letting the pandemic-related uncertainty ground his ambition: Chef Michael Serpa—the face behind the food at the Back Bay’s suave […]

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10 Creative New Menu Items for the Summer of Social Distancing

For most chefs, menus are living documents: They reflect the freshest ingredients that come through the door, creative whims and inspirations, and of course, whatever […]

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Update: Gov. Baker Approves To-Go Cocktails for Massachusetts Restaurants

UPDATE, Monday, July 20: Cheers, Massachusetts: You can now order cocktails to-go from Bay State restaurants that are open for takeout. On Monday afternoon, Gov. […]

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As Boston Restaurants Reopen Their Dining Rooms, Chefs Share Excitement and Concern

Attention, diners: Your table is ready—inside. Monday was the first day Massachusetts restaurants were permitted to open indoor dining rooms since March 17, the date […]

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The 20 Coolest New Outdoor Restaurant Patios in Boston in 2020

Hungry for more time outside? Good news: Local leaders throughout the state have made it easier for restaurants to offer outdoor dining for this unusual […]

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Boston Chefs Return with Outdoor Dining: “It’s Like Opening a New Restaurant”

Some semblance of a normal night out in Boston returned this week, as restaurants in Massachusetts began to reopen for limited, outdoor dining on Monday, […]

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Boston Business Owners Are Picking Up the Pieces after Overnight Damage

Store owners and restaurateurs in downtown Boston, the Back Bay, and the South End were sweeping up shards of glass and evaluating their inventories on […]

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Socially Distanced Food Trucks Are Ready to Roll onto Boston’s Greenway

When it comes to restaurants, the summer of social distancing has pushed off patio season as we know it. Traditional dining areas remain closed until […]

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12 Takeout Ideas for a Delicious, Socially Distanced Memorial Day Weekend

With patios closed and parades on hold, this might not be the unofficial kickoff to summer we’re used to. But from the sunny social distance […]

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Where in Boston to Order Mexican Food for Takeout or Delivery during COVID-19

Mexican restaurants all around Boston offer tons of takeout options during the current shutdown of on-site dining. Whether you’re craving fresh tortillas and fillings, comforting […]

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Bar Owners Launch a “Survival” Coalition to Support Boston’s Black-Owned Restaurants through COVID

A newly formed working group of Boston business owners is advocating for the city’s black-owned restaurants and bars—because, they say, if they don’t, it’s almost […]

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Where to Order Ice Cream Delivery and Takeout in Boston Right Now

If anything were to test New Englanders’ resolve to eat ice cream every day, a pandemic might be it. But local ice cream makers are […]