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Sofra Opens, and We Are Hooked

Two good reasons why you should be glad to be living in Boston this week (aside from the fact that it’s been, what, five days […]

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Chowder Road Trip: Provincetown

With all of this summer’s restaurant events and openings, it’s safe to say that I could use a little exercise. So this weekend, my s.o. […]

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What’s the Dish?

Most eateries are hosting Restaurant Week until August 22, so you know where to go for eats. But if it’s cocktails you’re lushing lusting for, […]

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Melting Pot Melts Our Heart

When a big chain restaurant comes to town, we don’t usually pay much attention. Eat local, friends. Support the little guy, etc. But I’m married […]

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No Kid-ding

The internets (OK, Gawker) were all atwitter yesterday over this hilarious blog post by one very clever and restaurant-savvy father in Park Slope, Brooklyn (NOTE: […]

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Salad Works at Cafe Nicholas

I don’t ask for much on a lazy evening in. A cozy blanket to curl up under, a remote control with access to Comcast On […]

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Sensing Trouble?

There is still no opening date in sight for French chef Guy Martin’s hotly anticipated Sensing restaurant. It’s been two years since the development team […]

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Clam-tastic on the Cape

Come summer, there’s only one thing I look forward to more than sunning my vitamin D-deprived skin on a Cape Cod beach, and that’s lobster. […]

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Chowder Craves: Island Flavor

As a gourmand, foodie, good food-advocate, whatever, I’ve lately been trying to eat as much locally grown food as possible. (It’s especially possible this time […]

The South Rises Again

Cambridge’s Hungry Mother serves up terrific fixin’s from below the Mason-Dixon. Just don’t expect pulled pork or fried chicken.

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Waiter, There’s No Salt in My Soup!

About a month ago I attended a very posh prosecco tasting at the Back Bay restaurant Azure. Included in the small, lunchtime gathering were about […]

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Tapas, Take Two

As if the South End doesn’t already overwhelm diners with tough choices (Chocolee or Aroa? Stella or Rocca? Flour or the Buttery?), Thursday night saw […]

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VIP = Very Infuriating Patron

As a food journalist in a smallish city, I’m frequently recognized around town by a chef, a manager, or (especially) a bartender. Not primarily a […]

Eat. Out!

The good weather’s here, and the clock’s a-ticking: You’ve got approximately 12 short weeks to dine under the sun (or stars), and then it’s back to coat checks and crowded dining rooms. Make the most of the all-too-brief season with our enthusiast’s guide to thinking outside the boîte.

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Letter from Bennigan’s

Don’t get me wrong: I’m a food snob at heart. Nothing whets my appetite more than the prospect of taking a delicately crafted plateful of […]