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Guides

10 Top-Tier Restaurants to Try in Newport Right Now

Chart a course for all the seafood you can swallow, plus spicy shrimp rangoons and lick-your-plate desserts.


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Where to Find Gluten-Free Dining in Boston

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The 12 Top Restaurants on Nantucket

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Where to Find the Best Bar Pizza Around Boston and the South Shore


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Guides

Beyond the Top 50: (Almost) Open for Business

Could these hotly anticipated restaurant openings get a spot on next year’s Top 50 Restaurants list? Only time will tell.

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Guides

Beyond the Top 50: Let’s Do Brunch

Every big night out is followed by the morning—make it count at one of these top spots.

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Beyond the Top 50: Casual Faves

When we’re not splurging on a big night out, you’ll find us ordering up low-key meals at these classics.

Q&A

The Interview: Local TV Host Jenny Johnson

On the brink of launching a brand-new NESN show, the Emmy Award–winning producer talks motherhood, Boston’s food scene, and the injustice of napkin residue on your pants.

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News

Mida’s Douglass Williams Opens a French Restaurant in the Fenway

DW French is going to warm up winter with French onion soup, steak frites, and charming hospitality.

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News

Moon Bar, a Casual Offshoot to Elegant Restaurant Mooncusser, Opens in Back Bay

The high-energy street-level bar features dishes and drinks with lively, globally inspired flavors.


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50 Best Restaurants

50 Best Restaurants

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.

Best of Boston: Dining

Best of Boston: Dining

Here’s a look at the restaurant winners—and some other food- and drink-related businesses—for the Best of Boston awards.


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News

In Praise of Eventide Fenway’s Brown Butter Triple-Threat

Accompany that famous lobster roll with brown butter soft serve and a brown butter Old Fashioned for an especially delicious treat.

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News

It’s Eastern Standard Time: The Iconic Restaurant Has Been Reborn

The new Eastern Standard Kitchen and Drinks debuts October 12, a short walk away from its original Kenmore-transforming location.

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News

Acclaimed Providence Bagel Shop Rebelle Is Coming to Cambridge

Plus, restaurateur Ken Oringer and pastry chef Monica Glass have a Central Square bakery and café in the works.

Longform

Garrett Harker Conquers Kenmore (Again)

After his iconic brasserie, Eastern Standard, shuttered during the pandemic, Boston’s consummate hospitality wiz is reopening the restaurant this month—and putting everything on the line that lightning will strike twice.

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News

El Tacuba, an Ode to Home-Cooking in Veracruz, Arrives in Medford Square

The long-planned Tenoch sibling is about to open its doors.

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Restaurant Guides

Restaurant Guides

Where to eat right now.

Reviews

Reviews

Trying to decide whether to visit the hottest new restaurant in town? Stay in the know with our reviews.


Reviews

Review: Grace by Nia Brings Throwback Supper-Club Glamour to the Seaport

This convivial restaurant, music venue, and bar is a symbol of a shiny new Boston waterfront that’s welcoming to all.

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News

Welcome to the Real World, Central Perk: Friends Coffeehouse Opens in Boston This Fall

And it’s not just a themed pop-up—the permanent café debuts in October in the Back Bay.

Guides

An Intensive A-to-Z Guide to Apples, New England’s Most Iconic Fall Fruit

From Johnny Appleseed to East Boston’s Downeast Cider guys to Matt Damon’s famous line in Good Will Hunting, here’s everything you need to know (and probably a whole lot more) about our region’s most quintessentially autumn fruit.

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Amar, from Acclaimed Chef George Mendes, Debuts 17 Stories above the Back Bay

The modern Portuguese restaurant spearheads the food and beverage program at the newly opened Raffles Boston.