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These 22 Boston Chefs and Food-World Pros Are “Rising Stars Award” Winners

It’s been an exceptionally devastating year for the Boston dining scene. Thanks to the pandemic, restaurants are on the ropes and have few reasons to […]

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Boston Chef Michael Serpa Is Opening a Tequila-Soaked Taqueria with a Rooftop Bar

One of Boston’s hottest chefs isn’t letting the pandemic-related uncertainty ground his ambition: Chef Michael Serpa—the face behind the food at the Back Bay’s suave […]

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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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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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My Life in the Age of COVID: Dan Souza of America’s Test Kitchen

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends every aspect of Boston life, we’re checking in with some local residents to learn how they’re processing our new normal. […]

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

On the date originally intended to host the 30th annual awards gala often referred to as “the Oscars of the food world,” the James Beard […]

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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. […]

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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.” […]