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Comfort Food

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Deep Ellum Is Back, Along with Its Beloved Truffle Gorgonzola Fries

When Allston mainstay Deep Ellum closed in 2020 after a 13-year run, it hit hard: The cozy neighborhood spot was a gastropub-y beer bar before […]

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An Allston Restaurant Serving ‘Unapologetically Delicious Comfort Food’ Will Open This Summer

Get your metaphorical swimsuits ready: A new restaurant is coming to Allston, and it’ll feature a “swim-up bar” outside—no actual pool involved, but plenty of […]

A large hot dog is covered with thick squiggles of ketchup and mayo.

Head to East Boston’s Perros Paisas for Colombian-Style Hot Dogs

Ever dreamed of eating a hot dog topped with cheese, hard-boiled quail eggs, pineapple sauce, crushed potato chips, bacon, ketchup, and mayonnaise? An East Boston […]

Overhead view of a white bowl full of mac and cheese, the cheese slightly browned.

Where to Find the Best Mac ’n’ Cheese in Boston Right Now

In the very un-scientific hierarchy of comfort foods—French fries, ice cream, tacos—one dish reigns supreme: mac ’n’ cheese. After all, a great mac ’n’ cheese […]


These Are the Best Italian Restaurants in Boston Right Now

Big bowls of pasta, rich sauces, fresh ingredients, ever-flowing wine—there are many reasons diners can’t get enough Italian food. The classic cuisine is expansive, thanks […]


Where to Find Boston’s Best Fried Chicken Right Now

Americans are well-acquainted with fried chicken, often served Southern-style, or tenderized with a buttermilk brine and dredged in seasoned flour for a thick and crunchy […]


The 21 Best Late-Night Food Options in Boston

Sure, with our early last calls and even earlier subway-service shutdowns, Boston will never be confused for the City That Never Sleeps. But for those in need […]

biscuits at Stillwater in Boston

Here’s Your First Look at the “Redefined Comfort Food” Menu at Stillwater

If you love crumbly cheeses of all kinds, “marshmallow-y meringue,” and sub-$14 cocktails (honestly, not too shabby by the standards of many new openings), read […]