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Dining Guides

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Where to Find Great Late-Night Food around Boston

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

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Where to Eat near Boston’s TD Garden

When you’re heading to TD Garden, you’re probably spending some time in Boston’s West End, and you’re probably looking for pre- or post-event dining. Sure, […]

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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 Eat Fabulous French Food around Boston

French fare is famously difficult to perfect—fortunately, though, Boston’s most talented chefs are up to the task. Whether you’re looking for a no-fuss bistro serving […]

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Where to Find the Most Romantic Restaurants around Boston

Even if a low-key night in—sweatpants, Netflix, and takeout—is your preferred version of a date night, sometimes it’s nice to get a change of scenery […]

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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 […]

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Have Yourself a Steak Frites-apalooza in Boston This Winter

Flap meat is, by linguistic standards, one of the least appealing cuts of beef—but as soon as you get past that name, it’s a truly […]

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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 […]

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Here’s Where to Drink Creative Mocktails around Boston

It’s no secret that labels like “mocktails” and “zero-proof” are populating the bottom of drink menus everywhere these days. An increased interest in spirit-free drinks […]

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The 51 Most Memorable Meals We Ate This Year

The restaurant habits of a food editor can look a little weird sometimes, and 2023 was no exception for me. There was that afternoon chowder […]

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22 Best Restaurants in South Boston

Just how much has Southie changed since Amrheins first opened? Well, the 130-year-old tavern still stands—for now— but it’s just a short walk down Broadway […]

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Where to Find the Best Pot Pies around Boston

There’s a reason we call it comfort food. Certain forms of rib-sticking fare just have a way of saving even the grayest day—so with chilly […]

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24 Must-Visit Restaurants in Providence, Rhode Island

Maybe it’s the influence of Johnson & Wales University, one of the world’s top-ranked culinary schools, but relatively petite Providence, Rhode Island, is a city […]

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Boston’s Best Patios for Winter (Yes, Winter) Outdoor Dining

Typically when the weather gets cold, New England’s frigid air forces restaurant dining to move exclusively indoors. But during the peak of COVID, when the […]

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Visit the 21 Boston-Area Restaurants Featured on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Everyone’s favorite frosted-tipped chef and television host Guy Fieri has spent nearly 40 seasons visiting restaurants around the country on his hit Food Network show […]