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The back taproom at Lamplighter Brewing Co.
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Lamplighter Brewing Unveils a Back Taproom

From the early days in late fall 2016, when Lamplighter Brewing Co. first opened its light-filled, cozy taproom on Broadway in Cambridge, lines down the […]

Polar Seltzer Pineapple Pomelo
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Taste Test: Pineapple Pomelo, the Newest Polar Seltzer Flavor

Polar Seltzer is from New England, so it knows we needed some cheering up today. The company shared a little sunshine in the form of a brand-new flavor, […]

Night Shift Brewing Santilli IPA
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Night Shift Signs on to Partner Brew at R.I.’s Isle Brewers Guild

As the area’s reigning best brewery continues to grow, it needs a little more room to spread out. Night Shift Brewing is now contract brewing […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

The Impossible Wahlburger + Tots The plant-derived burger that looks, smells, and even appears to “bleed” like real beef is now available at Boston’s most […]

Pour over coffee at Blue Bottle Coffee
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Blue Bottle Coffee Opens Its First Boston-Area Location in Harvard Square

A bright and modern new coffee shop for the Harvard Square crowd arrives this weekend. Blue Bottle Coffee officially debuts in Massachusetts on Saturday, Feb. […]

I Predict a Riot, a new lager produced by Trillium at Notch Brewing
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Drink This Now: A Trillium Lager Brewed at Notch

Trillium Brewing Co. is best known—and best loved—for its aromatic, opaque, American pale ales. They also make a mean stout, stellar sours—and lagers? The first […]

People at the Trillium Garden on the Greenway in 2017
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The Greenway Wants to Have a Second Beer Garden at Dewey Square This Year

Come spring, the Greenway could have not one but two bustling beer gardens. The Boston Herald reports that the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is poised […]

The bar at La Bodega
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Drink This Now: Cellared Wines (and More) at La Bodega

It was a very tarnished glimmer of silver at the time, but a silver lining nonetheless. Because their Cambridge restaurant, Salts, closed so unexpectedly in […]

Smuttynose brewery
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Smuttynose Brewing Company Seeks a New Owner at Auction

If your #careergoals include operating an iconic old Boston restaurant, turn your attention to the sale of Jacob Wirth. But if you want to take […]

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Liquid Diet: No Booze, No Problem

Turns out, Dry January doesn’t have to be so rough. Order these mocktails, and your body—not to mention your taste buds—will thank you.

The Lodge at Publico
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Five Pop-Up Bars That Make This Winter in Boston Less Terrible

Winter in Boston can be tough, even when we’re not on the tail-end of a record-tying cold snap. Thankfully, temperatures are on the rise—and so […]

Hopsters Seaport dining area and tanks
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Hopsters Officially Opens in the Seaport

Hopsters’ long-awaited expansion to Boston’s Seaport has been in the works since mid-2016—so founder Lee Cooper wasn’t going to let some blizzard stop it now. […]

The Angie Valencia cocktail at Blossom Bar in Brookline
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Blossom Bar Opens This Week in Brookline

The tables are set at the Boston area’s newest cocktail destination—Blossom Bar softly opens tonight in Brookline. The latest from Ran Duan, Blossom Bar is featured in this […]

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Bar Mezzana Has an Avocado Toast-Inspired Cocktail

After all the cookies, eggnog, roasted meats, and rich sides that tend to accompany the winter holidays, many among us will think about lightening things […]

Brato Brewhouse + Kitchen bread
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Brato Brewhouse + Kitchen Plans to Open in Brighton Next Year

Three months after signing a letter of intent with a Brighton landlord, the locals behind Brato Brewhouse + Kitchen are officially headed for 190 North […]