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My Life in the Age of COVID: Award-Winning Boston Restaurateur Joanne Chang

These are strange times we’re living in. It already seems like an eon ago, when 24-hour periods were divided into distinct-feeling days; toilet paper aisles […]

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Six Top Chef Episodes to Binge-Watch to Get to Know Boston’s Two All-Star Contestants

It’s been a pretty bleak week for local food lovers, but here’s one bright spot: Top Chef returns to the airwaves on Thursday, March 19. […]

Tacos Arabes at Simcha bring Mexican-inspired Middle Eastern flavors to Sharon
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Simcha Chef Avi Shemtov Is Launching a Tacos Árabes Food Truck

When Avi Shemtov debuted pita-wrapped Arabic tacos at Simcha last summer, it was a way for the chef and his team to get creative with […]

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The 2020 Boston Calling Food and Drink Lineup Is Here, with Roxy’s Fried Chicken and Mikkeller Beer

With headliners curated from your ’90s CD collection—Rage Against the Machine, the Foo Fighters, and Red Hot Chili Peppers—this year’s Boston Calling music festival might […]

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Weekly Digest: New Chelsea Restaurant Is a Portal to Peru, and More Must-Know Dining News

It’s a busy time to be a food lover in Boston. Here, an easily digestible roundup of the restaurant news stories you need to know […]

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A Culinary Journeyman Shares His Globetrotting Menu for the Dial, Coming Soon to Cambridge

Chef Justin Urso has risen through the ranks of acclaimed kitchens throughout the northeast, but this spring he’s finally ascended to his first executive chef […]

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Two New Guy Fieri Restaurants Will Open on Boston Common This Summer

Out with California-French café cuisine—and in with Flavortown. Explorateur, an all-day café, restaurant and bar situated on the well-traveled corner of Tremont and Boylston streets, […]

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Weekly Digest: A Prop-Filled Karaoke Bar Arrives in the Back Bay, and More Must-Know Dining News

It’s a busy time to be a food lover in Boston. Here, an easily digestible roundup of the restaurant news stories you need to know […]

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Here Are the 2020 James Beard Award Semifinalists from Boston and New England

Chefs, restaurant teams, beverage pros, and more culinary talent is celebrating around the country today for being considered for the “Oscars of the Food World.” […]

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Former Eventide Fenway Chef Is Heading to Ivory Pearl, a “Seafood Emporium” in Brookline

To helm the kitchen at Ivory Pearl, a cocktail-driven seafood spot coming later this year to Brookline, restaurateur Ran Duan has hooked a chef whose […]

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Chef Michael Serpa Will Open a South End Tapas Bar and Café

Michael Serpa is off to the races: A couple weeks after debuting the Tour de France-themed bistro, Grand Tour, the chef has confirmed he’s opening […]

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Weekly Digest: Yellow Door Taqueria Opens at Ink Block, and More Must-Know Food News

It’s a busy time to be a food lover in Boston. Here, an easily digestible roundup of the restaurant news stories you need to know […]

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Meadowlark Butcher & Grocer Will Turn a JP Gas Station Into a Nose-to-Tail Market

Later this year, an eyesore on Jamaica Plain’s thoroughfare will become a place where the community—as well as fans of a popular meat-centric pop-up—will find […]

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Weekly Digest: Cósmica Lands in the South End with Tacos and Tequila, and More Must-Know Food News

It’s a busy time to be a food lover in Boston. Here, an easily digestible roundup of the restaurant news stories you need to know […]

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With Its Social Mission and Fusion Menu, 50Kitchen Opens an Inspiring New Chapter for Its Chef

More than two years after Anthony Caldwell secured space to open his own restaurant in Dorchester—and more than 10 years after his life “hit rock bottom,” […]