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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 […]

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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 […]


Where to Sample and Shop New England-Made Cheeses

Where to Eat Capo Chef de cuisine Ciro Fodera is driving a new and improved cheese program at this buzzy Southie supper club. Recent boards […]


Three Boston Restaurants Will Transform Into New Italian Spots This Spring

Big bowls of pasta, rich sauces, fresh ingredients, ever-flowing wine—there are many reasons diners can’t get enough Italian restaurants. The classic cuisine is expansive, thanks […]


Rum Distiller Maggie Campbell Is Blazing New Trails in the Spirits Industry

Maggie Campbell studied distilling at one of the country’s top schools for the craft. She scored an early-career role at Germain-Robin, among the most venerated […]

A burger and fries at Rewild Plant Food + Drink

Vegan Beer Hall Rewild Is Crowdfunding to Reopen in Cambridge

The seeds of a vegan beer hall business are being replanted in Cambridge, and the owners are asking the public to help it grow. Rewild Plant […]

Phil Bannatyne at Cambridge Brewing Co.

Respecting the Craft: An Oral History of Cambridge Brewing Company

Cambridge Brewing Company, in 2005 and today. / Photos courtesy of Cambridge Brewing Company In many ways, this past Saturday was a normal day at Cambridge […]