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From a Garden-adjacent sports bar with a heavy-hitting cocktail program (trust us), to a rustic and relaxed grill in the 'burbs (again, trust us).
In addition to the influx of upscale joints plating up astronomically priced maki and nigiri in neighborhoods already drowning in the stuff, yet another alarming […]
Ice cream fans are one step closer to rejoicing. Toscanini’s is getting closer to reopening. After launching a blog to solicit donations for its $167,000 […]
Despite the city’s impressive run of restaurant debuts in past months (Mooo, Myers + Chang, T.W. Food, et al.), delays in some high-profile openings have […]
A wise friend once said: Once you start to give directions based on what used to be there—e.g., “That bar near that falafel place that […]
This week’s cold snap has us craving warm, rich foods. While there’s nothing better than spending all day tending to a simmering pot of stew […]
The Toscanini’s saga continues to unfold, four days after its surprise shuttering for unpaid taxes. On Friday, owner Gus Rancantore informed us that he and […]
An updated list of the top 50 restaurants in town that make Boston a true dining destination. These are the best places to eat in the city right now.
As of Friday afternoon, Toscanini’s remains closed. However, owner Gus Rancantore sent us this update: “We were trying to prevent this from happening and we […]
Everyone here at Chowder was dismayed (devastated?) to learn via Bostonist that beloved Cambridge ice cream parlor Toscanini’s had been shuttered this morning—seized by the […]
Last week, at a Chef’s Collaboriative lunch meeting, I sampled two fantastic new cheeses from Massachusetts. The first, from Fiore di Nonno in Lexington, is […]
Every morning, my whole street smells like chicken. Starting around 7 a.m, the poultry aroma flows through the neighborhood, taunting us all. It’s infuriating. The […]
Now that last week’s warm weather has given way to snow-covered streets, we’re back to craving carbs. Forget eating healthier in ’08: we want Chocolate […]
Where to eat right now.
For a mid-week dinner rendezvous with a friend last week, I suggested La Verdad, the Ken Oringer taqueria I had heard so much about but […]
Sushi is a staff favorite here at Chowder. We don’t care if it’s prepared in a fancy high-end restaurant or a tiny storefront; as long […]
Earlier this week, I enjoyed a terrific lunch hosted by Garden at the Cellar and sponsored by the Chef’s Collaborative. If you haven’t heard of […]
Dining out as often as we do, it goes without saying that we do the dew a little more often than we should. A dirty […]