Restaurants

Dining Out: Fishing Expedition

Dining Out: Fishing Expedition

Dining Out: Tall Order

Tall Order

Dining Out: Latin Quarter

Latin Quarter

Dining Out: A Mediterranean Stew

A Mediterranean Stew

Dining Out: Raising the Bar

A stellar new wine and cheese bar has slipped into the Theater District. Its moderately ambitious dinner menu is still in tryouts, but a few […]

Dining Out: Paradise Found

Paradise Found

Dining Out: Modern Greece

Mezé Estiatorio has a lot going for it: a waterfront location with a stunning full-on view of the Zakim Bridge; a sweeping, light-toned room; and […]

Dining Out: The French Connection

Sel de la Terre debuted before its time—four and a half years ago, just as the Big Dig was bringing daily chaos to its front […]

Dining Out: Branching Out

Arbor has been received rapturously, partly because it opened a new frontier to downtown-worthy dining in Jamaica Plain, where diners have been waiting for a […]

Dining Out: Worth Its Salt

Fore Street is the Portland restaurant where chef Sam Hayward serves deceptively simple food that is always exactly right, because the ingredients are as fresh […]

Dining Out: Ciao Time

You won't get me to say that Boston now has a neighborhood restaurant where a non-Italian chef has somehow absorbed the essence of Italian cooking […]

Dining Out: House Blend

It's nice to see a hard-working chef get what he always wanted. In the case of Meritage, at the Boston Harbor Hotel, it's also nice […]

Dining Out: High Expectations

Gabriel Frasca is ready for his butterfly moment. One of Boston's most talented young chefs, Frasca has shown he has the skill to master the […]

Dining Out: Grand Plan

Just when we think we might see a return to prosperous (or at least less dire) times comes Excelsior, Lydia Shire's festively revamped Biba. The […]

Dining Out: Think Globally, Eat Locally

Many diners have the fantasy of being invited to a star chef's house for dinner, where he or she just fools around, tossing off marvelous […]