Here’s Your First Look at the Joint Burger Bar in Jamaica Plain

Jamaica Plain diners have a new burger bar in the neighborhood. The Joint softly opened for dinner over the weekend, serving up gourmet burgers and […]

Detroit-style pizza at Emmy Squared

Emmy Squared Wants to Bring Its Detroit-Style Pizza to Boston (and Beyond)

A popular Brooklyn pizzeria that serves an uncommon style of pie is considering a Boston-area expansion. Emmy Squared, which specializes in rectangular, thick, and cheesy […]

Tako (octopus) from the menu at the forthcoming Mystique at Encore Boston

An Early Look at the Menu for Mystique, Encore Boston Harbor’s Japanese Restaurant

The area’s glitziest nightlife group has the leaders in place to deliver on its promise of bringing “artful sushi” and innovative, Japanese-inspired cuisine to the Encore Boston […]


Five Innovative Waffle Dishes for Your Weekend Brunch Fix

1. Fried-Chicken-and-Waffle Tacos, Citrus & Salt Baja California meets the Back Bay at chef Jason Santos’s destination for coastal Mexican cuisine. Brunch service, recently expanded […]


Encore Boston Harbor Has Hooked One of Boston’s Best Seafood Chefs

As it moves toward its late-June opening, the Encore Boston Harbor casino-resort is betting on a big fish to helm two of its recently-announced restaurants. […]

Game of Thrones toast: Kristofer Hivju, Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke. (Credit for all: Helen Sloan/HBO)

Watch the Game of Thrones Finale in Boston With Drinks, Drama, and Bar Trivia

For eight long years, Game of Thrones fans have traversed the Seven Kingdoms and watched with bated breath to see which family—noble or not so—will ascend the […]

The taproom at Lamplighter Brewing Co.

Pepita Coffee Will Bring Breakfast Tacos to Lamplighter Brewing Co.

A changing of the baristas is underway at Cambridge’s café-by-day, brewery-by-night. Longfellows Coffee—located at Lamplighter Brewing Co. on Broadway—announced this morning that it will close […]


Top Chef Alum Brian Young Brings Crowd-Pleaser Emory to Beacon Hill

[Update: This article originally appeared in the May 2019 issue of Boston magazine. According to a rep for the restaurant, Brian Young has subsequently stepped […]

John Harvard's will close its Cambridge location for good on May 30

John Harvard’s Is Closing Its Cambridge Location at the End of May

Pour one out for another Harvard Square institution: John Harvard’s Ale House will serve its last pint on May 30, after more than 25 years on […]

Best Little Restaurant

Ask the Editor: Fun Restaurants for a Joint Bachelor/Bachelorette Party

Welcome to Ask the Editor, Boston magazine’s dining advice column. Need a restaurant recommendation? Ask a pro. Question: I’m planning a joint bachelor/bachelorette party for […]

Moody's Delicatessen & Provisions in Waltham

Moody’s Deli Has Reopened Under New Management

As promised by the company’s operations director a few weeks ago, Moody’s Delicatessen & Provisions is back open in Waltham with a new chef at […]

Boston Beer Co. founder Jim Koch and Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione have joined forces with an unprecedented craft beer company

Boston Beer Co. and Dogfish Head Will Merge to Form a Craft Beer Giant

Over pints in Boston this winter, two vanguard craft beer makers—Jim Koch and Sam Calagione—made a deal to merge their companies into a single, independent craft beer […]


How New England Cheese Is Taking Over the World

It was the leftover crumbs from a craggy slab of blue—pilfered from the blade of my chef’s knife during the last hour of a Saturday-night […]


Meet Six of New England’s Most Innovative Cheesemakers

CONNECTICUT Brian Civitello and Jason Sobocinski, Mystic Cheese Co. Civitello learned to make cheese in Italy before launching Mystic in 2014 out of two shipping […]


Cheese Expert Louis Risoli Crafts a New England-Made Sample Platter

1. Bradbury Mountain Blue Winter Hill Farm (ME) Milk from the popular Jersey cow and super-rare Randall cattle are combined to make this creamy, not-too-brazen […]