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Where to Indulge in Italian White Truffles around Boston This Winter

A bright spot of this otherwise dark time of year? White truffles. An Italian delicacy, these wild tubers are harvested annually from the northwestern region—they’re […]

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The 17 Best Restaurants in Dorchester

Boston’s largest neighborhood is also the most diverse. Whether you’re looking for the best Vietnamese cuisine in town, perfect patio dining, or a no-frills counter […]

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Best Restaurants in Boston

Edited by Scott Kearnan Additional reporting by Jacqueline Cain, Julia Clancy, and Brittany Jasnoff To everything there is a season—especially in dining. Ingredients shift to […]

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The 12 Best Downtown Boston Theater District Restaurants

Heading out for a night on the town to see a splashy production that might make it to Broadway one day? You’re going to need […]

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The 17 Best Doughnuts in Boston

Home to one of the most recognizable coffee-companion brands in the world, Greater Boston knows its doughnuts. And it’s not just because we have a […]

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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 […]

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The 17 Best Restaurants in Allston

Robust student and immigrant populations help to make Allston one of the most vibrant dining districts in all of Boston. Really! Contrary to certain undergrad […]

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The 20 Best Chinese Restaurants in Boston

Boston’s Chinese food landscape has evolved a lot since Chinatown was established about five generations ago, and even since Joyce Chen enlightened the Massachusetts masses […]

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The 20 Best Coffee Shops in Boston

Even as European mega-chain Caffe Nero and third-wave American pioneers like Intelligentsia, Blue Bottle, and La Colombe have encroached on Dunkin’ country, the specialty coffee […]

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The Best Thai Restaurants in Boston

Pad Thai lovers, take heed; tom yum fans, your attention please. Whether you’re hankering for stir-fried rice noodles, hot and sour soup, vibrant curries, or another expression […]

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The 30 Best Boston Ice Cream Shops

Edited by Jacqueline Cain, with reporting by Greta Bjornson, Shaula Clark, Amanda Madigan, Devon Musgrave-Johnson, and Clare Zicari No one loves ice cream as much […]

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Where to Find the 18 Best Burgers in Boston

Edited by Jenna Pelletier, with additional reporting by Liz Bomze, Spencer Buell, Courtney Hollands, and Scott Kearnan Back Bay Social When you’re using beef this […]

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The 20 Best Italian Restaurants in Boston

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 […]

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The 15 Lobster Dishes Every Bostonian Must Eat

Is there a more iconic New England delicacy than fresh lobster? Whether it’s served in the shell with plenty of drawn butter and a smattering […]

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15 Coolest New Outdoor Patios around Boston

A&B Burgers Pregame events at the TD Garden this season with the best seats (near) the house: those on the patio outside the newest location […]