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Restaurant Review: A Sprawling Italian-ish Menu at Faccia Brutta

What does “coastal Italian” mean, anyway? At Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette’s Faccia Brutta, it means a lot of things—most of them very, very good.


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Where to Get the Best Gelato in Greater Boston

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Via Matta — Italian for “crazy way” — is a new route for Radius veterans.

Via Matta The Heritage on the Garden 79 Park Plaza, Boston 617-422-0008 Chef: Luis Morales All the elements of a dream Italian restaurant are in […]

Chef Sam Hayward's way with fresh, local food has made his Portland restaurant New England's answer to Chez Panisse.

Fore Street 288 Fore Street, Portland, Maine 207-775-2717 Chef: Sam Hayward I write often in praise of Sam Hayward and his Fore Street restaurant, in […]

Andy Husbands puts some South in our mouths with his new South End restaurant, Rouge.

Rouge 480 Columbus Avenue Boston 617-867-0600 Chefs: Salvatore Fristensky and Andy Husbands Southern food is more than fried chicken, and New Orleans cuisine more than […]

Turner Fisheries' new look and menu have turned the spot into a real catch.

Turner Fisheries The Westin Copley Place 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston 617-424-7425 Chef: Eric Heinrich I shouldn't like Turner Fisheries as much as I do. It's […]

When Lydia Shire took control of Locke-Ober, critics feared the 125-year-old restaurant would lose its charm. Turns out a woman's touch is just what the old place needed.

Locke-Ober 3 Winter Place, Boston 617-542-1340 Locke-Ober is Lydia Shire's red velvet-trimmed tribute to the place where she was born and made her national reputation. […]

Though 33 Restaurant & Lounge is now open in place of the doomed Zita, its French and Italian menu is still under construction.

33 Restaurant & Lounge 33 Stanhope Street, Boston 617-572-3311 Chef: Charles Draghi Charles Draghi is a man who can cast spells talking about food and […]


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50 Best Restaurants

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