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Comfort Kitchen Brings Global Flavors to a Historic Dorchester Space

Celebrating ingredients of the African diaspora, the community-minded restaurant is now open in Upham’s Corner, serving café fare by day and destination-worthy dinner.


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Matsunori Handroll Bar Gives Boston a Hands-on Taste of Sushi

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Boston’s Iconic Double Awesome Has Returned

A bowl of thick udon noodles topped with chili paste, scallions, and thin slices of beef.
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50 Greater Boston Restaurant Openings We Can’t Wait for in 2023


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With its menu of simple New England comfort food, the Fireplace is warming up Washington Square.

I've been waiting for the Fireplace. I don't mean the actual restaurant that recently opened at Washington Square in Brookline, although I'm awfully pleased it's […]

With food that’s fashionable yet familiar and an utterly laid-back scene, Jeremy Sewall’s Lineage proves you can go home again.

Dining Out: Family Circle

An unexpected new addition to Harvard Square, Om’s Tibetan-inspired décor and New American cuisine are quite unlike anything else on the city’s dinner circuit.

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With Caffè Umbra, chef Laura Brennan has finally struck out on her own—and revived a revolutionary cuisine in the process.

Caffè Umbra 1395 Washington Street, Boston 617-867-0707 Chef: Laura Brennan “Nobody's doing that anymore,” I thought when I scanned Laura Brennan's opening menu at Caffè […]

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 […]


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Best of Boston: Restaurants

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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 […]

Chef Mark Allen shines at his Newton Highlands restaurant, Le Soir.

If Le Soir were in the South End, it would be packed every night. But it's in Newton Highlands. And, actually, it is packed – […]

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