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Restaurant Review: Chef Colin Lynch’s Black Lamb Is Comfortable and Classic

The most memorable experience I had at Black Lamb, chef-owner Colin Lynch’s highly anticipated fourth project in the South End, involved shot glasses and free […]

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Can Guy Fieri Make It in Boston?

A bit of unsolicited advice for celebrity chefs: In Boston, name recognition is no guarantee of success. Need proof? Within the last decade, Michelin-starred chef […]

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As the Boston Food Hall Tide Rises, Has Quincy Market Missed the Boat?

As fast as construction sites are springing up around Boston, developers seem to be filling them with food halls. There’s the much-hyped Time Out Market, […]

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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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Is Back Bay Dining Making a Comeback?

When I meet Patrick Lyons, the hospitality-world bigwig is waiting for me underneath a clock/sign bearing the name of his latest project: Rochambeau, a sprawling […]

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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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Plan the Perfect Clambake with Chef Chris Parsons of the Oyster Club

As the Oyster Club in Park Square opens its doors, expert seafood chef Chris Parsons shares his must-haves for the quintessential Cape Cod clambake. Sip […]

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Five Japanese Robata-Grilled Plates to Try Right Now

1. Lobster Claw, Pabu Come summer, we’ll take lobster however we can get it: as part of a beach boil, stuffed into a roll—or robata-grilled […]

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Chef Tiffani Faison Tackles Italian-American Food at Her New Fenway Restaurant, Orfano

She’s conquered barbecue with Sweet Cheeks Q, Southeast-Asian cuisine with Tiger Mama, and cocktails and finger foods with Fool’s Errand. And for her fourth Fenway-area […]

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Meet the Man Behind Boston Harbor’s New Floating Restaurant

Launching a restaurant in the middle of Boston Harbor is certainly no tea party, but Charlie Larner’s next bold venture is still pretty revolutionary. Next […]

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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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Two Boston Dining VIPs Launch a High-Stakes Restaurant at the Encore Casino

Frank DePasquale and Nick Varano have spent years separately building two of the most prominent Italian restaurant empires in Boston. In our celeb-starved city, their […]

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Treat Yourself to One of These Five Gourmet Popsicles This Summer

1. Matcha-Coconut Popsicle, By Chloe It’s not fair that dairy-free diners so often get left out of ice cream season. By Chloe comes to the […]

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Rebel Rebel Owner Lauren Friel Shares Her Favorite Things

She pours only natural wines at her bar Rebel Rebel, and has curated unique lists for others as an in-demand consultant–from the all-Greek bottles served at Seaport […]

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T & B Pizza Promises Gourmet Toppings, Killer Cocktails in Union Square

Prepare to eat some not-so-humble pie. Though he’s moved away from his fine-dining roots, Tim Wiechmann promises “chef finesse” for the wood-fired slices at Union […]