Chef Douglas Rodrigues (L) and beverage entrepreneur Chas Boggini have new craft, seasonal menus for the Paragon Boardwalk at Nantasket Beach in Hull

Nantasket’s Paragon Boardwalk Has Upgraded Beach Eats

While there is something satisfying about a pile of greasy, pre-frozen fries, or a melting soft-serve ice cream cone after a day at the beach, […]

The Duckfat Frites Shack is now open at the Oxbow Blending & Bottling beer garden

Portland Favorite Duckfat Has a Casual New Takeout Restaurant

’Tis the season for day trips to southern Maine. As if you needed another reason to visit Bostonians’ other favorite city, perennially packed Portland restaurant […]


Early Details on Chickadee, Opening this Summer in the Seaport

File this one under buzzy summer openings: Industry vets chef John da Silva and hospitality pro Ted Kilpatrick are planning to open Chickadee in the coming […]


Here’s How To Make Tiffani Faison’s Favorite Chili Oil

In our June issue Obsessions feature, chef Tiffani Faison dishes on her favorite things, including this chili oil. Here’s how to make it. Chili Oil  […]


Obsessions: Tiffani Faison

The chef, whose highly anticipated third restaurant, Fool’s Errand, is set to open this month on Boylston Street, shares seven treats and tools she can’t live without.


Quincy Is Getting More Boston Restaurant Ex-Pats at Idle Hour

A couple more Boston cocktail bar pros are taking their talents to Quincy Center. Mathew Freid, an alum of the Beehive, Capo, and JM Curley, […]

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

Karen Akunowicz Is the James Beard 2018 Best Chef: Northeast

While Karen Akunowicz was in California filming season 13 of Bravo’s Top Chef in 2015, she had to skip the gala the first time she […]


Obsessions: Jack Bishop

The chief creative director of America’s Test Kitchen shares seven of his favorite things.

Queso fundido and fried clam taco are among chef Owen Royce-Nagel's new menu items at Casa Verde

Casa Verde Has a New Chef and Menu

While restaurateur David Doyle is getting ready to shutter Centre Street Café in favor of a space-themed diner called Little Dipper, he’s also mixing things […]

Chef Brendan Pelley is the new culinary director at Mill No. 5 in Lowell

Chef Brendan Pelley Takes Over at Lowell’s Mill No. 5

Smart reuse of a former textile factory as Mill No. 5—a destination of locally owned boutiques, artisan products, and even an independent cinema—has infused a […]

The Ghost Walks in Boston

First Look at the Ghost Walks in Downtown Boston

The latest bar from a group of Boston nightlife impresarios is upping the drama in the Theater District. The Ghost Walks, opening next week, is […]

centre street cafe

Centre Street Café Is Transforming into a Space-Themed Diner

Centre Street Café is getting a new morning routine. The Jamaica Plain brunch stalwart, which was reopened in 2015 by the Tres Gatos team as an […]

A breakfast sandwich at the Buffalo Jump

Upper Cape Cod Updates: Check Out the Buffalo Jump’s New Café Menu

Spring is in the air, and that means summer travel is not far off. As you start to think about crossing the bridge into Cape […]


José Andrés Is Getting an Honorary Public Service Degree from Tufts

From wild fires to hurricanes to anti-immigrant sentiments roiling the country, 2017 was a difficult year for many. But decorated chef José Andrés stepped up to […]

Spicy Fried Chicken sandwich from Fuku

Momofuku Restaurant Group’s Fuku Is Headed for Boston

One of the most influential American chefs of the last decade-plus is headed for Boston. David Chang, whose restaurant empire started nearly 15 years ago with […]