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What’s the Difference between a “Dixie Cup” and a “Hoodsie Cup?”

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at [email protected] Question: […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Dining Across Greater Boston

After years of planning and preparation, the big opening day for Bianca, a family-friendly restaurant in Chestnut Hill, was set for last March, just days after […]

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First Look: Here’s Everything You’ll Eat at Nautilus Pier 4, Opening in Boston This Week

Does the warming weather already have you itching for a summertime ACK escape? Well, don’t pack your whale pants quite yet—it’s only the end of […]

Carl Dooley
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A Top Chef Star Is Moving into a Seafood Restaurant in Boston’s Back Bay

Nearly a year after his previous restaurant closed as a casualty of the pandemic, one of the Boston area’s top chefs is stepping to the […]

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Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Chef Jason Santos

It used to be that the phrase “blue hair” conjured up images of old ladies. These days, it’s just as likely to make you think […]

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The Boston-area Restaurant Openings We’re Most Excited for This Spring

Believe it or not, there’s only a few weeks left before it’s officially spring in Boston, and by April 1, the city’s expanded patio-dining program […]

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Restaurants Across Boston Are “Hibernating.” Will They Actually Return in the Spring?

I was scrolling through my Instagram feed on a particularly dismal day in December when suddenly, my heart sank. Staring back at me from my […]

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Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccination? Here’s a Delicious, Post-Shot Treat near Each Site

If you’ve ever donated blood, you’ve probably been handed a post-needle cookie to replenish your blood sugar levels. What a treat! (It takes so little […]

A sampler from Beacon Hill Chocolates
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The 10 Best Places to Buy Chocolate in Boston

Chocolate: We’ll take it. In triple-chocolate-cheesecake form? Yes. As indulgent cups of warm drinking chocolate? Absolutely. Sometimes, though, and especially when certain holidays hit, you […]

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With Takeout Food Taking Over, Can Fine Dining Survive the Pandemic in Boston?

Chris Coombs is an exceptional chef. He’s also an exception. Ever since last March, when the pandemic (and the state’s regulatory responses to it) first […]

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Goodbye, Sloppy Styrofoam: Here’s How to Take Actually Stunning Photos of Takeout Food

It was all so simple, once upon a time: You’d take a seat at a restaurant. A gorgeously plated meal would arrive. A few snapshots […]

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Why Does the North End Keep Catching Heat for Flouting COVID Rules?

Over the last year, restaurants across Boston have been struggling to stay in business while keeping guests safe and adhering to city- and state-imposed COVID-era […]

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Year in Review: 12 Headlines that Defined Boston’s Dining Scene in 2020

Well. It’s been a year, hasn’t it? At this point, it’s almost hard to remember a time when we all crammed around communal tables with […]

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Eight Decadent Takeout Packages for Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Boston

Should 2020 be forgot, and never brought to mind? Absolutely. While this year’s troubles aren’t vanishing once the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, we […]

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“The Pandemic Radically Changed Things”: Legal Sea Foods’ Roger Berkowitz on Selling His Restaurant Empire

It’s the end of an era for one of the biggest Bay State-born restaurant names around: Legal Sea Foods has been sold, closing a special […]