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There’s a New “Wine-Focused Restaurant” in Downtown Boston (Well, Sort Of)

Taste Wine Bar and Kitchen owner Jen Scott considers herself an accidental restauranteur. Two years after opening the downtown Boston boîte and its sibling, Common […]

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Weekly Digest: Mariel Underground and Lily P’s Chicken Open, and More Must-Know Food 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 […]

A fresh beer sits on the bar at Brato Brewhouse in Brighton
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Brighton Has a New Spot for Sausages, Beer, and Lobster Rangoon Grilled Cheese

Brato Brewhouse + Kitchen is a beer-driven restaurant concept that was fermented over the course of 400 pop-up events—and now it’s settled down in Brighton. […]

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The Natural Wines You Need to Pair with Halloween Candy

Imagine that you’re sitting at home on All Hallows’ Eve, carving pumpkins with your friends, and every time you open the door for a trick-or-treater, you’re […]

Distraction Brewing Company taproom
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Distraction Brewing Company Is Finally Open in Roslindale

Nearly two years since the residents of Roslindale learned they would get a brewery to call their very own, Distraction Brewing Company is now in […]

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Notch Will Open a Second Brewery, Taproom, and Beer Garden in Brighton

Hidden in plain sight along the fast-changing Western Avenue corridor of Brighton is a portal to Bavaria—or maybe Bohemia. A second Notch brewery, taproom, and […]

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Cambridge Will Get a “Big Sister” Wine Bar to Two of Somerville’s Hottest Spots

There won’t be buffalo wings on the menu nor well drinks on the bar, but you can think of Dear Annie as a pub. Opening […]

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Banners Kitchen & Tap Will Have a Cocktail Program of Champions

From Bobby Orr’s iconic goal in the 1970 Stanley Cup Finals to Kevin Garnett’s 2008 rallying cry as confetti rained around him, Causeway Street has seen […]

Trillium Fenway interior
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First Look at the Sun-Soaked Trillium Brewing Taproom in the Fenway

UPDATE, Oct. 23, 5 p.m.: At long last, Trillium Fenway starts pouring pints on Thursday, Oct. 24. On tap is Riverway IPA, the latest in Trillium’s […]

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How To Sip Your Way Through Boston at the Cognac Classic Crawl This Fall

It’s a classic for a reason. For hundreds of years, sophisticated stirrers and shakers have been captivated by cognac as a staple spirit of cocktail […]

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Take a Tasting Tour of Boston With These 7 Dewar’s Inspired Craft Cocktails

Some Age. Others Mature. You don’t get to be the fastest-growing blended Scotch in the world by skimping on quality. From founder John Dewar’s first […]

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The Boston Public Market Has a Local Beer Shop Once Again

Locavores can once again pick up a six-pack of New England beer along with other provisions at the Boston Public Market. Boston Beer Alley is […]

Chick Chick Boom is on the Deep Cuts Deli menu at its pop-up this weekend at the Bar By the Elevator
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Deep Cuts Deli Is Eyeing a Somerville Location to Open a Brewery

Deep Cuts Deli, a prolific north-of-Boston pop-up operation, has officially signed on an in-house beer-maker—and the now-larger team is planning to open Deep Cuts Deli and Brewery in Somerville’s Winter Hill neighborhood next […]

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Narragansett Beer Will Open a Providence Brewery in 2020

Narragansett Beer’s standard greeting of “Hi, neighbor” will take on a new significance in its home state next year: Rhode Island’s iconic brewing company is […]

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Harpoon’s New Allston X-Mas Beer “Pairs Well with Unpacking”

Much like a four-bedroom student apartment in late August, Harpoon Brewery’s supply closet has a tendency to get full of random stuff at the end […]