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Restaurant Review: In the Lobby of the Whitney Hotel, Peregrine Soars

In a way, Peregrine is a homecoming for chef Joshua Lewin and wine expert Katrina Jazayeri. Before they jointly opened Juliet, a European-style café-restaurant in […]

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Restaurant Review: Is Rare Raising the Steaks at Encore Boston Harbor?

The stakes were high when Rare’s much-buzzed-about Kobe rib-eye arrived at my table. Though small—about the size of a playing card—at $220 for four ounces, […]

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Dining Out: Zuma in One Dalton Tower

When Zuma, a swank Japanese izakaya with outposts in 14 international cities, opened inside the Back Bay’s new Four Seasons One Dalton tower in May, […]

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Dining Out: Gustazo Cuban in Cambridge

Once upon a time, the regional pecking order of dining was clear: The city excelled at restaurants offering high-quality food with a sense of authenticity. […]

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Dining Out: Karen Akunowicz’s Fox & the Knife

Chef Karen Akunowicz is no stranger to the high-stakes food world. She is a James Beard Award winner. She gained a national audience as a […]

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Dining Out: Youji Iwakura’s Kamakura

A single oyster escabeche, marinated overnight and topped with tiny cubes of dashi gelatin and pearls of Belgian caviar, arrives on a porcelain plate flanked […]

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Restaurant Review: Jamie Mammano’s Bar Lyon

Curnonsky, the 20th-century culinary writer and pioneering prince of food tourism, once dubbed Lyon the gastronome’s world capital. Not an unfair judgment. The capital of […]

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Restaurant Review: D.ream’s Nahita

The problem: You’re stepping off your Gulfstream when a hot date comes through on Tinder Select, and suddenly, you need to pick a place for […]

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Restaurant Review: Tim Maslow’s Whaling in Oklahoma

Wondering why an izakaya-inspired eatery in Boston’s South End is called Whaling in Oklahoma? The restaurant’s name nods to a Sooner State conservation mandate that […]

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Restaurant Review: Chickadee

Restaurants have a way of capturing the prevailing culinary zeitgeist at their moment of creation. Take Barbara Lynch’s iconic No. 9 Park: It’s hard to […]

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Restaurant Review: Southern Proper

Colin Kingsbury visits Southern Proper, in the South End.

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Restaurant Review: The Table at Season to Taste

Jolyon Helterman visits the Table at Season to Taste, in Cambridge.

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Restaurant Review: Our Fathers

Does this Jewish deli/modern Israeli meze spot have the best pastrami sandwich on the East Coast?

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Restaurant Review: Prairie Fire

A Brookline eatery nails a task that modern neighborhood spots too often neglect: feeding the neighbors.

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Restaurant Review: Momi Nonmi

A Japanese gastro-tavern in Inman Square grapples with art, life, and texture.