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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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Takeout Cocktails Might Rescue Restaurants. So Why Won’t the Mass. Senate Move?

Josh Weinstein intended to have a small, neighborhood restaurant and whiskey bar when he opened the Quiet Few in East Boston last year—but four seats […]

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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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Stephanie Cmar Goes From a “Shitty Little” Boston Kitchen to the Top Chef All Stars Finale

Boston chef Stephanie Cmar didn’t make lemonade out of the lemons she had during one particular challenge on the current season of Top Chef All […]

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Boston Restaurants Are Back (Sort of), and Change Is on the Menu

It finally happened: I ventured out to eat at a restaurant. This is not the kind of thing one used to announce as a spectacular […]

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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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Watch Now: Star Chef Tiffani Faison Joins Boston Magazine’s “Power Talks”

This week marked the beginning of the Phase Two reopening process in Massachusetts, which means restaurants across the Commonwealth are (finally!) setting out the silverware […]

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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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6 Boston Bars Slinging Takeout Burgers and Wings 

Let’s face it, not everyone can call themselves a grill master. Save yourself the trouble of burnt buns and overcooked chicken on that grill that […]

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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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Boston Rosé Wine Is Back In Stores, Just When We Need It Most

The weather is improving, though it’s certainly not waterfront patio season as usual, since the Massachusetts economy is only just beginning to rouse from the […]

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Is There an Iconic New England Method of Grilling?

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

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5 Boston-Favorite Pizza Joints Serving Up Takeout Slices

In uncertain times, there are few things you can count on more than America’s favorite comfort combo: hot pizza and cold beer. Luckily, Boston has […]