First Bite: Lolita Cocina and Tequila Bar

Say salud to margaritas and fun, casual Mexican cuisine in the Back Bay.

Does Restaurant Week Need To Die?

Weary of mass-produced meals, Donna Garlough ponders the true value of the discount-dining bonanza.

We’ll Drink To That: The Pickleback

Move over, Boilermaker: There’s another hipster poison taking local bars by storm.


Valentine's Day Dining

By: A. J. Downey From stunning waterfront views to romantic fireplaces — here are at least 14 restaurants to consider this Valentine’s Day.


Coming Right Up: Girl Scout Cookie Celebration

By: Alexa Cleary Now that Girl Scout cookies are on sale, we’ve been complaining about how they’re only available once a year. Fortunately, we’ve locked […]


Review: Burrito Bowl at the Rattlesnake

By: Tanya Pai and Anne Vickman History. Sports. Seafood. There are many great things about Boston – but to some of us who have transplanted […]

The Ultimate: Buffalo Wings

On Super Bowl Sunday, nothing gets a crowd roaring like a plate of spicy, messy, Buffalo-style wings with chunky blue cheese dip and celery stalks.


Coming Right Up: OMG Red Velvet!

By: Katherine Brooks No longer restricted to the South or to cakes, red velvet has climbed its way north in the baking world and left […]

Small Bite: Blackstrap BBQ

Boston’s newest barbecue joint has much to recommend it.

First Bite: Canary Square

A crowd-pleasing team nests in Jamaica Plain.

Discomfort Food

So many restaurants, so many design flubs. Donna Garlough seeks a place as functional as it is fabulous.

Dining Out: Beacon Hill Bistro

Under a new chef, the posh neighborhood boîte turns out some tremendous dishes. Too bad they’re hiding among the other, uninspired offerings.


On Your Mark, Get Set, Sear: Chef Louie Night

By: Alexandra Hall What’s one part high-impact sporting event to two parts delicious/ridiculous gluttony? That’d be Chef Louie Night — a.k.a. the off-the-grid dining event […]


Recipe: Baked Fish

By: Katherine Brooks Remember those New Year’s resolutions from way back when? Me neither. Something about eating healthier rings a bell. Enter the Pesce al […]


Hometown Food Network Winner

By: Katherine Brooks “Marrowly We Roll Along” was the title of the Food Network’s January 18th episode of Chopped. Boston chef Laura Henry-Zoubir represented the […]