Eric Frier is the new chef at Neptune

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

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 […]


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

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

UPDATE, March 5, 2020: Chef Will Gilson and team are calling their new project the Lexington, “a hotel with no rooms.” The rooftop bar is […]

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

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 […]


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

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 […]


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

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

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 […]

Chef Michael Scelfo's Mision Burrito

Get Your First Taste of Michael Scelfo’s Misión Burrito In Harvard Square

With three restaurants in Harvard Square (and even more culinary ideas bouncing around in his head), chef Michael Scelfo knows as well as anyone just how hard […]

Moody's charcuterie board

Moody’s Waltham Has Temporarily Closed to Plot “Exciting” Changes

After getting really big, really fast, the Moody’s Delicatessen-born restaurant group in Waltham is taking some time out. Chef Joshua Smith is no longer involved […]


Chef David Yusefzadeh Is Reinventing Fine Dining with Cannabis-Infused Eats

A small group of strangers are assembled at a table in a 10th-floor condo overlooking Boston Harbor. Among them: a twentysomething hipster couple from Southie, […]

Chef Rachel Miller is opening Nightshade Noodle Bar in downtown Lynn in 2019

Chef Rachel Miller’s Nightshade Pop-Up Lands a Home in Downtown Lynn

With her Nightshade pop-up, chef Rachel Miller is going on two years of setting up shop inside somebody else’s kitchen to cook up her creative, […]

Chef Will Gilson

An Early Look at the Café Beatrice Menu by Will Gilson

The newest casual, family-friendly café heading for the Boston area is—not at all surprisingly—the latest business venture for a brand-new parent in the neighborhood. Chef Will […]