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From Chowder Town To Culinary Capital

Acclaimed local toque Ming Tsai and Karen Akunowicz, this year’s James Beard Award winner for Best Chef: Northeast, on Boston’s journey from cream pies to crudo.

Ellis Square Social is opening in August in downtown Beverly
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Former Grill 23 Chef Jay Murray Is Opening a Social Cocktail Bar in Beverly

UPDATE, August 21, 5 p.m.: Ellis Square Social opens tonight at 5 p.m., Boston Restaurant Talk reports. It’s open Monday-Thursday 4-11 p.m., and Fridays and […]

The "short stack" raw bar platter and the outdoor patio at B&G Oysters
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Eating at All of Barbara Lynch’s Restaurants Is Your New Summer Goal

It was the last few bites of the beefy, tangy, Big Mac-style Drink burger that really put me over the edge last week. It was stop […]

The Smoke Shop BBQ at Assembly Row
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A Third Location of the Smoke Shop BBQ Is Now Open in Somerville

Just in time to host a Fourth of July barbecue of epic proportions, the Smoke Shop BBQ is now open in Somerville. The third location […]

townsman
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Matthew Jennings’ Townsman Will Close for Good

When nationally recognized chefs Matt and Kate Jennings returned to their native Boston to open Townsman, after helping to put the Providence dining scene on […]

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How to Shop a Farmers’ Market Like Boston Chef Alex Crabb

A few hours before Tuesday dinner service, Asta chef Alexander Crabb wasn’t completely sure what that night’s menu would look like. It would depend on what […]

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Obsessions: Andy Husbands

Chef Andy Husbands, who is set to open a third location of his barbecue spot the Smoke Shop in Somerville’s Assembly Row this summer, shares […]

Row 34 and Boston Smoked Fish Co. smoked trout pâté
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Row 34 and Boston Smoked Fish Co. Team Up on Sustainable Trout Pâté

Row 34 isn’t the only place to graze on seafood charcuterie this summer. Your own dining table could be, too. Chef Jeremy Sewall is hoping […]

Myers + Chang
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Ask the Editor: Which Boston Restaurants Best Accomodate Allergies?

Welcome to Ask the Editor, Boston magazine’s new dining advice column. Need a restaurant recommendation? Ask a pro. Question: My husband can’t eat gluten, dairy […]

The bar at Redd's in Rozzie
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Redd’s In Rozzie Will Close in July

Liquor license reform, while sorely needed in Boston, is the reason a popular Roslindale Village restaurant is closing, according to its owner. Redd’s in Rozzie […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Pasta, Cannoli, and a Spritz in the Sunshine Eataly Boston’s summertime block party series returns tonight, and once a month through September. Some of the […]

Chef Douglass Williams and his sons, Raffa and Lev, eat a super-sized bowl of pasta at Mida
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Mida Chef Douglass Williams Competes on Iron Chef America

A parent’s first Father’s Day is always likely to be memorable, but for Douglass Williams, it will be especially so. The chef and owner of […]

Karen Akunowicz of Myers + Chang Boston is 2018 James Beard Best Chef Northeast
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Chef Karen Akunowicz Is Leaving Myers + Chang

Myers + Chang is capping off a banner year—complete with a milestone anniversary, a rave review, a new cookbook, and a coveted James Beard award—with […]

The Wellington Punch cocktail at the Wellington in Belmont Center
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The de Magistris Brothers Open a Neighborhood Tavern in Belmont

The northwestern suburbs of Boston have a new dining option. The Wellington officially opens tonight in Belmont Center, a casual, neighborhood eatery from the team […]

Anthony Bourdain
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Anthony Bourdain, Who Loved Cape Cod, Found Dead at 61

This morning, the world learned that Anthony Bourdain was dead at 61 from an apparent suicide. The beloved, celebrity chef elevated the status of kitchen […]