Food Trends


Here Are Nine Quirky Snacks for National Popcorn Day

Get your Michael Jackson gifs at the ready: National Popcorn Day falls on Saturday, January 19, according to whoever decides these things. Since ordinary Orville Redenbacher clearly […]


Tastemaker: Growing a Revolution with Brad McNamara

How a local company is sowing the seeds of a farming revolution, one mobile garden at a time.

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Why Don’t New Englanders Like New England Cuisine?

Regional cuisines everywhere from Copenhagen to California have gotten modern makeovers. So why is New England food still stuck in the past?

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The 11 Best Candy Shops in Boston to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

We get it. You love your North End cannolis, but it’s time to broaden the dessert horizons. With world-famous chocolatiers and locally acclaimed candy shops, […]


The Tastemaker: Breaking the Bottle with Archer Roose

Boston-based startup Archer Roose wants to change the way we drink wine.

An original cocktail called Annette’s Bikini, and a gin and tonic made with GrandTen Distilling's new Wire Works Rosé Gin

Drink This Now: GrandTen Distilling Wire Works Rosé Gin

World Gin Day and National Rosé Day converge this year on Saturday, June 9—and the most responsible way to celebrate might be to combine your […]

Luce Farm is hosting a hemp dinner at Deadhorse Hill in Worcester

Deadhorse Hill Is Hosting a CBD Hemp Dinner in Worcester

The first hemp dinner in Massachusetts led by Vermont growers Luce Farm happens to fall a few days after the stoner holiday 4/20, but that’s […]


Variations on a Theme: Tacos 2.0

From Wagyu beef to duck confit, luxurious ingredients are turning up in tortillas all over town.


Variations on a Theme: Spring Chicken

Who makes the crispiest fried chicken in town? These five new contenders enter the fryer.


20 Places to Find Tiki Drinks in Boston

In a post-World War II California, Don the Beachcomber and Trader Vic’s were the first restaurants to combine fresh juices, island inspiration, and overproof rum […]


What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Delicious Stout Guinness is good for you. Find a pint probably everywhere—especially at Boston’s top Irish pubs, and any place you venture for live Irish […]


Variations on a Theme: Weekend Update

These local hot spots are serving up fresh takes on the most important meal of the day: brunch.


Boston’s Drinking Problem

Craft breweries keep popping up across the city—but is the beer bubble about to burst?


Variations on a Theme: Where’s the Beef?

Four meat-free burgers changing the way we think about vegetarian fare.


Wish List: No Excuses

Stick to your healthy-eating resolutions this year with a little help from these gadgets and snacks.