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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 […]

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I Tried It: Mariah Carey’s Cookies Vs. DJ Steve Aoki’s Pizzas

Perfumes, cosmetics, sneakers—celebrities love to slap their names on products that are well outside their wheelhouse. And this certainly happens in the food world, too. […]

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10 Boston Restaurants Offering Great Takeout for Christmas

The time-crunch ’til Christmas is very much on. And even if your travel plans are off this year, there’s still a lot to do: Gift shopping, package […]

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Without Aid, an “Extinction” Level Event Is Coming for Boston Restaurants This Winter

The temperature reached 63-degrees in Boston on Dec. 1—unseasonably balmy. And yet, all over the city, restaurants making use of public property were required to […]

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Fun Holiday Quarantine Recipes When the Thought of Cooking Makes You Want to Set Your Kitchen on Fire

Usually at this time of year, I would be making my 35th casual sweep through the office kitchen for the home-baked toffee someone left on […]

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Be Awed by the TurDunkin’, a Coolatta-Brined, Munchkin-Stuffed Thanksgiving Feast

In a year filled with so much stress, division, and strife, it’s important this holiday season to focus on the things that unite us. Love […]

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How Did Cranberry Sauce Become a Staple Thanksgiving Food?

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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16 Not-So-Traditional Thanksgiving Takeout Packages in Boston

Thanksgiving feasts will wind up being much more intimate affairs this year—but hey, a smaller head count just means you’ll have more money to splurge […]

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Here’s How to Score 60-Plus Dining Deals While Helping to Save Boston Restaurants

Need some extra incentive to order a delicious takeout dinner? Want to support Boston-area restaurants when they need it most? Miss listening to adult dinner […]

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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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Where to Eat Now: The 25 Hottest Spots for Street Food, Gourmet Takeout, and More

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The Year That Changed Boston’s Dining Scene Forever

What would you choose for a last meal? I never thought I’d ask myself that question—or a version of it, anyway—until a microscopic virus arrived […]