Small Bite: Karen Akunowicz’s Recipe for Success

A Top Chef alum debuts a highly anticipated Italian restaurant and wine bar.

Mass. local Douglas Phillips is competing on the Food Network's "Holiday Baking Championship" this season

‘Tis the Season to Tune Into Holiday Baking Championship

UPDATE, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m.: Massachusetts local Douglas Phillips is officially a top-three Holiday Baking Championship finalist after Monday night’s episode. Catch the finale […]


Meet Adrienne Wright before Her Top Chef Season 16 Debut

Adrienne Wright has been crushing her goals in the kitchen for more than a decade. Move to Boston and work for Michael Schlow? Check. Climb […]


After 10 Years in Harvard Square, Crema Café Is Closing

One of Harvard Square’s most beloved independent institutions is closing by the end of the year. Crema Café will close for good on December 17, […]

The courtyard at the Hungry I restaurant.

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! These Are the Quietest Restaurants in Boston

If your sore-from-shouting throat has you worried that quiet dining rooms are endangered in Boston, you might be right. SoundPrint, an app launched earlier this year […]

Luke's Lobster roll with Petrossian Caviar

Luxuriate with a Caviar-Drenched Luke’s Lobster Roll in the Back Bay

An indulgent holiday-season lunch doesn’t have to mean several courses (and glasses of wine), over a couple of hours, inside a decked-out dining room: counter-service […]

The taproom at Mighty Squirrel brewery in Waltham

First Look at Mighty Squirrel Brewery and Taproom in Waltham

Beer fans are going to want to get moving: Mighty Squirrel is almost ready to open its first-ever taproom. Located near ample green space and […]

Chef-owner Douglass Williams of Mida.

Check Out the New Sunday Brunch Menu at Mida

There are now three more hours every week to check out one of the best restaurants in Boston: Mida opens for Sunday brunch for the […]

(Left) "Doughnuts," inspired by Blackbird Doughnuts, by Kendyll Hillegas for FEAST

Check Out This Local Artist’s Colorful Paintings of Iconic Boston Food

Kendyll Hillegas is proof you can make a living by playing with your food. By day, the Quincy-based artist is a commercial food illustrator, creating […]

The Hebrew Hammer, Latke Sour, and the Manishevitz Martinez from the pop-up Maccabee Bar at Better Sorts Social Club

Boston Has a Full-On Hanukkah-Themed Bar This Year

Christmassy flavors like gingerbread, peppermint, and citrusy cranberry tend to appear ad nauseam on bar menus this time of year. But folks who celebrate Hanukkah have […]


Boston and 90+ Cellars Have a Sparkling Wine for the Holidays

Here’s the perfect idea to complement a gift-pack for your most proudly Bostonian buddy: A bottle (or two) of Boston Bubbly. The second collaboration release […]


Five Seasonal Beers (and Cider) to Add to Your Holiday Table

Thanksgiving dinner is only the beginning—by the time the clock strikes 2019, we imagine you’ll have had dozens of opportunities to savor a seasonal drink […]

The Smoke Shop BBQ at Assembly Row

Ask the Editor: Where to Fuel Up for Holiday Shopping

Welcome to Ask the Editor, Boston magazine’s dining advice column. Need a restaurant recommendation? Ask a pro. Question: Post-Thanksgiving, I always end up going shopping […]

yankee food

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?


Sneak a Peek at the Tony & Elaine’s Menu

There are plenty of spaghetti and meatballs to be had right now in the North End, but it will be another month before the classic […]