Chefs

Jamie Bissonnette (left) and Ken Oringer of Little Donkey.
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Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette Create a Luke’s Lobster Roll This Fall

It’s always hard to let go of summer, but on the shores of the Atlantic, welcoming fall doesn’t necessarily meaning saying goodbye to seafood for the […]

The Blue Ox burger and new owner Anthony Caturano
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The Blue Ox in Lynn Has a New Owner (and the Same Great Burger)

Matt O’Neil is stepping aside from the Blue Ox—the first restaurant the North Shore restaurateur opened as a chef-owner—but he’s leaving it in capable hands: […]

Travel

This Next Level Dining Experience in Aruba is the Perfect Foodie Getaway

Seasoned resort vacationers know, the promise of “all-inclusive” food often means the same old buffet served each day with little flavor or flair. But what […]

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Plan the Perfect Clambake with Chef Chris Parsons of the Oyster Club

As the Oyster Club in Park Square opens its doors, expert seafood chef Chris Parsons shares his must-haves for the quintessential Cape Cod clambake. Sip […]

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Brian Mercury Is Puritan & Co.’s New Chief Pastry Chef

As New England heads into harvest season, Puritan & Co. now has one of the best pastry chefs in the business on board to showcase […]

Eric Frier is the new chef at Neptune
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Toro and Spoke Alum Eric Frier Is the New Chef at Neptune Oyster Bar

Just in time for one of Boston’s busiest restaurants to have its busiest season of the year, Neptune Oyster Bar has a new chef steering […]

Chef Sarah Wade
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Stillwater Will Bring “Reimagined Comfort Food” to the Former Townsman Space

Chef Sarah Wade is making good on the promise she made to herself—in front of the Food Network audience—a year and a half ago: She’s […]

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Guy Fieri’s Tequila Cocina Is Coming to Boston

The Hub is getting a new nickname: Flavortown. Guy Fieri is opening his first restaurant in Boston this fall. Called Guy Fieri’s Tequila Cocina, the […]

Chef Will Gilson
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Will Gilson Is Opening an All-Day Café and Rooftop Bar in East Cambridge

The owner of Puritan & Co. is approaching new shores. Chef Will Gilson is in the early stages of opening a multi-concept café, restaurant, and cocktail […]

Chef Mario Batali departs after pleading not guilty, Friday, May 24, 2019, at municipal court in Boston, to an allegation that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017
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Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty to Criminal Charges in Boston

NOTE: This post was updated Friday, May 24, after Mario Batali was arraigned in Boston. After floodgates opened in December 2017 that shed light on a […]

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Chef Karen Akunowicz’s Fox & the Knife Is a Food & Wine Best New Restaurant

Chef Karen Akunowicz’s Fox & the Knife joins the illustrious ranks of Food & Wine restaurants of the year. The South Boston enoteca, the cozy ownership […]

Cambridge pastry chef and contestant Joshua Livsey, as seen on Best Baker in America, Season 3
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Cambridge Pastry Chef Joshua Livsey Competes Again on Food Network

The Best Baker in America might just be working in Harvard Square. Joshua Livsey, executive pastry chef at Harvest, is competing on the Food Network’s […]

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Uni’s Tony Messina Is the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef: Northeast for 2019

It’s not only the Bruins who are clinching victories for Boston this week. Best of Boston winner Tony Messina—chef and partner at Uni—took the title Best Chef: Northeast at Monday […]

Karen Akunowicz has created a menu of poke and veggie bowls for a Boston location of Whole Foods
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Chef Karen Akunowicz Is Opening a Poke Shop Inside a Boston Whole Foods

Though she’s busy rolling pastas and and serving up apertivo hour at her hot new Italian restaurant, Fox & the Knife, Myers + Chang alum […]

Retno Pratiwi and Peter Gelling take a break from a Kaki Lima pop-up at Mamaleh's
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Beloved Pop-Up Kaki Lima Is Leaving Boston for New York

UPDATE, May 9, 2:30 p.m.: The dates are on the books for the final Kaki Lima pop-ups around Boston: Mamaleh’s Delicatessen is hosting on Friday […]