Restaurant Reviews


Night Owl: Ramen and Pork Buns Worth Waiting Up for at Uni

Need food-centric plans tonight? Enter Night Owl, in which Man Food blogger Richard Chudy tackles the city’s late-night options, one at a time.    Photos by Katie […]


Restaurant Review: Steel & Rye in Milton

Chef Chris Parsons’s inventive techniques make for greatness at his new Milton restaurant—some of the time.


Man Food: Clay Pot Goodness at Muqueca in Cambridge

Welcome to Man Food, where burger pro Richard Chudy steps away from his usual burger beat to explore food challenges, street eats, and other gut-busting […]

Alive & Kicking lobster sandwich and Cape Cod potato chips

Man Food: Lobster Heaven (Sans Tourists) at Alive & Kicking in Cambridge

All photos by Katie Barszcz Sure, the summer months may feel more appropriate for rolling up your sleeves and indulging in one of New England’s […]


Restaurant Review: BoMa in South End

This South End newcomer has some work to do before it can become the next neighborhood success story.

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Restaurant Opening: The Sinclair in Harvard Square, Cambridge

Headed by Marcellus Coleman of the Food Network show ‘Chopped,’ this live-music venue/eatery is a great fit for the Harvard crowd.

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Dining Brief: Estelle’s in the South End

Classic southern-style comfort food hits the spot at Brian Poe’s new restaurant.

Restaurant Review: UpStairs on the Square in Cambridge

A unified kitchen is turning out food that’s better than ever.

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Dining Out: Casa B in Somerville

A high-style take on rustic Latin cuisine in Union Square.

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First Bite: Sugar Baking Co.

A Roslindale restaurant/bakery introduces dinner to mixed results.


Restaurant Review: Farmstead Table in Newton Centre

It’s all about the fresh and local at this homespun Newton Centre spot.

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Restaurant Review: Kitchen in the South End

Scott Herritt’s new South End restaurant is a welcome glimpse into the past.

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Restaurant Review: Sip Wine Bar and Kitchen in Downtown Boston

It’s style over substance at this bustling downtown spot—and that may be by design.

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Restaurant Review: West Bridge in Cambridge

This Kendall Square newcomer has potential in spades, but feels incomplete.

Tip Tap Room in Beacon Hill

Restaurant Review: Tip Tap Room in Beacon Hill

Chef Brian Poe reinvents the New England classic, steak tips, at his new Beacon Hill restaurant.