Restaurants

Restaurants

Dining Out: Modern Greece

Mezé Estiatorio has a lot going for it: a waterfront location with a stunning full-on view of the Zakim Bridge; a sweeping, light-toned room; and […]

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Dining Out: The French Connection

Sel de la Terre debuted before its time—four and a half years ago, just as the Big Dig was bringing daily chaos to its front […]

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Dining Out: Branching Out

Arbor has been received rapturously, partly because it opened a new frontier to downtown-worthy dining in Jamaica Plain, where diners have been waiting for a […]

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Dining Out: Worth Its Salt

Fore Street is the Portland restaurant where chef Sam Hayward serves deceptively simple food that is always exactly right, because the ingredients are as fresh […]

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Dining Out: Ciao Time

You won't get me to say that Boston now has a neighborhood restaurant where a non-Italian chef has somehow absorbed the essence of Italian cooking […]

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Dining Out: House Blend

It's nice to see a hard-working chef get what he always wanted. In the case of Meritage, at the Boston Harbor Hotel, it's also nice […]

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Dining Out: High Expectations

Gabriel Frasca is ready for his butterfly moment. One of Boston's most talented young chefs, Frasca has shown he has the skill to master the […]

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Dining Out: Grand Plan

Just when we think we might see a return to prosperous (or at least less dire) times comes Excelsior, Lydia Shire's festively revamped Biba. The […]

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Dining Out: Think Globally, Eat Locally

Many diners have the fantasy of being invited to a star chef's house for dinner, where he or she just fools around, tossing off marvelous […]

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Dining Out: Azure Thing

Robert Fathman is a creative, charismatic chef who has been something of a food-world cult figure, nearly—but not quite—bursting onto the scene. A motorcycle-riding, tattooed […]

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Dining Out: Fin City

“Suburban food,” my citified guest muttered as he studied the menu at Blackfin Chop House & Raw Bar in Hingham. The vast, humming emporium is […]

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Dining Out: Family Style

Of course, the name is inaccurate. David and Bob Kinkead aren't rivals: They're good friends. David even became a chef because he admired his older […]

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Dining Out: Big at Heart

Perhaps only hard-working Steve DiFillippo, whose Davio's restaurant has managed to thrive despite several changes of address, could take the big old Paine Furniture site—a […]

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Dining Out: Meat and Greet

You move to the suburbs, you want city lights without having to drive downtown. Just weeks after the Metropolitan Club opened in Chestnut Hill mall-land […]

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Dining Out: Shining Star

Here's my first piece of advice about Domani Bar & Trattoria, the new restaurant above the superchic downstairs club Saint in the Copley Square Hotel: […]