Dining Guides


The Best Hot Chocolate in Boston

Watered-down Swiss Miss topped with stale marshmallows? Not this winter. Reward yourself post-shoveling—or simply indulge in a sweet treat any time—with these 15 brilliant twists on […]


Check Out These Upcoming Noodle Events in Boston

As the winter chill sets in over Boston, local chefs are turning to the ultimate comfort food: A big bowl of steaming, slurpable noodles. From […]

Clam chowder at the Barking Crab

The 15 Best Bowls of Clam Chowder in Boston

Boston is far from the culinary “chowder town” it once was, but even as our dining scene expands and evolves, a classic, creamy cup of […]


Top 10 New Restaurants in Boston 2018

Another year, another bounty of new restaurants clamoring for our attention. Which spots rose to the top of this freshman class? Behold, our look at […]

Bastille Kitchen fireplace

35+ Boston Restaurants with Cozy Fireplaces in 2019

As winter weather looms and the sun sets earlier every day, seek solace in the many Boston restaurants and bars that keep their dining rooms warm and toasty with flickering […]


The Best Cafés for Studying and Working around Boston

Have a big term paper due, studying for exams, or need a change of scenery while working from home? Check out Boston magazine’s guide to the best cafés, […]

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Where to Indulge in Special Holiday Lunch at Boston Restaurants in 2018

Savor this busy season by making time for an indulgent lunch with colleagues, family and friends. Annual favorites like No. 9 Park return with weekday […]

Both locations of Boston Chops are open Thanksgiving Day with steakhouse fare and holiday specials

17 Restaurants Taking Last-Minute Thanksgiving Reservations in Boston

Has Thanksgiving snuck up on you, early as it is this year on November 22? Don’t scramble under the stress of pulling together Thanksgiving Day […]


The Best Late-Night Food in Boston

By GRETA BJORNSON and SOPHIE NUNNALLY We may be the Hub of the Universe, but—with our early last calls and even earlier subway-service shutdowns—Boston will […]

Ramen Noodle Cacio e Pepe with white truffles at Uni

Where to Indulge in White Truffles around Boston This Winter

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

Red Sox fans cheer the team during the 2013 World Series victory parade in Boston

Here’s Where to Watch the Red Sox Championship Parade

The duck boats are ready—are you? The Boston Red Sox are back home after winning the World Series in Los Angeles. This is the fourth […]

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The 14 Best Spots to Eat Sushi in Boston Right Now

There are hundreds of potential spots to grab a sushi roll in Boston. So many, in fact, that it can be dizzying to decide on […]

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Boston Restaurants with Hamilton-Themed Drinks and Dishes

The second week of the two-month Boston run of Hamilton just started, and the hype around the Tony Award-winning musical is only growing. If you’re […]

Boston Theater District at Night

Where to Eat in the Downtown Boston Theater District Right Now

It’s a big year for the Theater District. The renovated Emerson Colonial Theatre reopened just in time to premiere the stage adaptation of Moulin Rouge!. […]


Where to Eat in Central Square Right Now

The smarty-pants set over at Harvard and MIT need brain food, and the myriad restaurants in Central Square are more than up for the challenge. […]