Racks of rose at Social Wines in South Boston

Central Bottle in Cambridge Will Become Social Wines This Summer

A changing of the vino guards is happening in Cambridge. After a decade of sharing decidedly non-snooty wine recommendations and knowledge in Central Square, Liz […]


Seven New Brewery Taprooms Coming Soon to Metro Boston

Massachusetts is home to upwards of 130 craft breweries—and in 2019, there are several more in the works close to the city of Boston. As […]


11 Can’t-Miss Craft Breweries in Central Mass

Craft beer lovers, rejoice! Your hops heaven is right here in the Bay State. Take a short trip to Central Massachusetts and discover a divine […]

a record on a turntable with mahachos and edamame at the Groove at Hojoko

First Look at Hojoko’s New Tokyo-Style Record Bar, the Groove

There’s nothing quite like the bright, delicious energy of a night out in Tokyo—but it’s a welcome respite to duck into a small, chill vinyl […]

The Boston Harbor Hotel on the waterfront

Boston Harbor Hotel Will Have a Local Beer Garden at Rowes Wharf

The 2019 Boston Beer Garden Watch™ continues—now with more waterfront views. The Boston Harbor Hotel is launching a new, seasonal beer garden, called Brewer’s Alley, […]


Meet the Awesome Artist Driving the Craft Beer Hype Train

The final stretch of Boston magazine’s Malt Madness tournament this year was thrilling, with the brand-new Vitamin Sea Brewing ultimately washing away even the intimidating Tree […]


Dunkin’ and Harpoon Made Another Coffee Beer

Backyard dinner parties with the Real Housewives of Southie are about to get lit.  Two brands that hold a special place in the heart of any […]

Track Zero Taproom by Jack's Abby at North Station in Boston

North Station Bar Is Fully Transformed into Jack’s Abby Track Zero Taproom

The transformation from a generic, North Station bar to a local brand’s transit-focused taproom is complete: Track Zero Taproom is officially open on the train […]

Vitamin Sea Brewing Announcement Day

Announcing Boston Magazine’s 2019 Malt Madness Champion

Not even Tree House is safe from the colossal wave of Vitamin Sea Brewing: The South Shore startup is the Malt Madness Champion. As voted […]


Trillium Brewing Is Opening a Greenhouse-Inspired Taproom in the Fenway

From the vantage point of their soon-to-open-for-the-season rooftop of their new Fort Point brewery, Trillium Brewing Co. has its sights set on another iconic neighborhood […]

Beat Brew Hall beer enthusiast Casey Furtaw, Springdale Barrel Room production director Greg Remillard, and general manager Joe Connolly taste base blends for the special-release Casey's Beet Beer Beta Blend

Drink This Now: Barrel-Aged Beet Beer at Beat Brew Hall

Casey Furtaw loves beer—his job title is actually “beer enthusiast” at Harvard Square’s Beat Brew Hall, though he’s the general manager, too—but beginning tonight, he’ll be pouring […]


Boston Magazine’s Malt Madness 2019: The Final Pour

UPDATE: Wednesday, March 27, 9 a.m.: The best brewery in New England is in Massachusetts, according to Boston magazine beer fans. The votes are in to […]


Boston Magazine’s Malt Madness 2019: Round 4 Begins

The Elite Ales (and Lagers) of New England—as picked by you, dear beer-loving readers—are in. Thanks to your votes, Boston magazine’s friendly Malt Madness competition is down to […]


6 Stylish Cocktails Made With a Traditional Irish Spirit

Cocktails, from left to right: “Celtic Tiger,” Estragon At this South End tapas haven, bartender Sahil Mehta enjoys introducing guests to traditional spirits from around […]


Say Ciao to Spring at Eataly’s Restaurant Fest with Lunch and Dinner Deals

Celebrate spring like a true Italian. From March 18 to 31, Eataly’s Restaurant Fest is offering two-course lunch and dinner specials at all four restaurants […]