Drinks

The Bar Mezzana Team (from left) partners Jefferson Macklin, Heather Lynch, and chef Colin Lynch and bar director Ryan Lotz will open Shore Leave in 2018
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The Bar Mezzana Team Is Opening a Tiki Bar

Simply stellar crudo are a perfect match with a spritz or Negroni, sure, but Bar Mezzana has also proven the union between swizzles, mai tais, […]

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Japanese Tea House Gen Sou En Opens Next Week In Brookline

Get ready to sip in some Zen. Gen Sou En, the area’s first modern Japanese tea house, opens in Brookline on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Chinese New Year Treats Once you’re done thoroughly cleaning the house in anticipation of the Year of the Dog, it’s time to celebrate. The Lunar New […]

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Here Are the 2018 James Beard Award Semifinalists from Boston and New England

The gang’s all here, Boston: The 2018 James Beard Award semifinalists were announced this morning, and among the honorees are some very familiar names. Among […]

Brienne Allan (top row, 4th from right) during a past Pink Boots Brew Day
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Meet the Ladies Who Lager: A Female-Led Brew Day Is Coming to Boston

When Maureen Fabry sought to break into Boston’s beer industry in 1999, she “lucked out” working under a female brewer at the bygone Brew Moon […]

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Liquid Diet: Haute Chocolate

Chase away winter’s chill with Boston’s most decadent drinkable desserts.

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Hot Tequila, and Frozen Gin This weekend’s wacky forecast calls for both steamy and icy drinks. Tonight, expect sub-freezing snow, and potentially some showers—pleasant! Come […]

The Poderoso at Pammy's
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Make the Drink Bringing a Boston Bartender Into the National Spotlight

Moe Isaza is taking a cue from his former boss, decorated bartender Ran Duan, and just won a national bartending competition sponsored by Bacardi. Isaza, […]

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 […]