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Dining Out: High Expectations

Gabriel Frasca is ready for his butterfly moment. One of Boston's most talented young chefs, Frasca has shown he has the skill to master the […]

Dining Out: Grand Plan

Just when we think we might see a return to prosperous (or at least less dire) times comes Excelsior, Lydia Shire's festively revamped Biba. The […]

Dining Out: Think Globally, Eat Locally

Many diners have the fantasy of being invited to a star chef's house for dinner, where he or she just fools around, tossing off marvelous […]

Dining Out: Azure Thing

Robert Fathman is a creative, charismatic chef who has been something of a food-world cult figure, nearly—but not quite—bursting onto the scene. A motorcycle-riding, tattooed […]

Dining Out: Fin City

“Suburban food,” my citified guest muttered as he studied the menu at Blackfin Chop House & Raw Bar in Hingham. The vast, humming emporium is […]

Dining Out: Family Style

Of course, the name is inaccurate. David and Bob Kinkead aren't rivals: They're good friends. David even became a chef because he admired his older […]

Dining Out: Big at Heart

Perhaps only hard-working Steve DiFillippo, whose Davio's restaurant has managed to thrive despite several changes of address, could take the big old Paine Furniture site—a […]

Dining Out: Meat and Greet

You move to the suburbs, you want city lights without having to drive downtown. Just weeks after the Metropolitan Club opened in Chestnut Hill mall-land […]

Dining Out: Shining Star

Here's my first piece of advice about Domani Bar & Trattoria, the new restaurant above the superchic downstairs club Saint in the Copley Square Hotel: […]

Dining Out: Beacon Hill Bistro

Beacon Hill Bistro conjures a fantasy of a first-class dining car. But chef Benjamin Knack needs to keep the kitchen on the rails and the […]

Dining Out: Smooth Sailing

The last thing Boston needs, you might think, is another cute oyster bar. Jasper White invigorated the form with Summer Shack, where suddenly there was […]

Dining Out: My Blu Heaven

More years ago than anyone present cares to remember, I was a guest at Michela Larson's house when a fresh Culinary Institute of America graduate […]

Dining Out: The Next Stop

It would be hard for me to be happy without knowing that Amanda Lydon is cooking somewhere in or around Boston. Since her triumphant star-is-born […]

Dining Out: Diamond in the Rough

“I'd like the 1998 Guigal cotes du Rhone,” my wine-savvy friend said at the beginning of our first meal at the exotic Back Bay restaurant […]

Dining Out: Italian Renaissance

Umbria is an unlikely place for a very pure sort of Italian cuisine. I don’t mean the region, of course—the “green heart of Italy” that […]