Dining Out


Restaurant Review: Ribelle in Brookline

Tim Maslow’s Italian-inflected Washington Square newcomer trades on potent bursts of unconventional, nuanced flavors—and an uncanny knack for house-made pasta.


Restaurant Review: Bronwyn in Somerville

When a haute-cuisine-trained, locavore-leaning chef tries his hand at Germanic biergarten fare, curious (and often delicious) things happen.


Restaurant Review: Tavern Road in Fort Point

There’s plenty to love already about Fort Point’s ambitious and earnest new culinary artwork in progress (including a stellar $19 steak).


Restaurant Review: No. 9 Park in Boston

Fifteen years later, has Barbara Lynch’s original flagship been reborn?


Restaurant Review: Asta

Though it bears resemblance to Copenhagen’s Noma, this Back Bay spot has a charm all its own.


Restaurant Review: Boston Chops in the South End

A new steakhouse comes to the South End.


Restaurant Review: Giulia in Cambridge

The latest Italian newcomer favors authenticity over flash, mostly to great success.


Restaurant Review: Sycamore in Newton Centre

A little restraint is all that this Newton Centre restaurant needs to become this critic’s next great love.


Restaurant Review: Puritan & Company in Cambridge

Will Gilson attempts to fuse New England fare with modern technique—and, mostly, succeeds.


Restaurant Review: Steel & Rye in Milton

Chef Chris Parsons’s inventive techniques make for greatness at his new Milton restaurant—some of the time.


Restaurant Review: BoMa in South End

This South End newcomer has some work to do before it can become the next neighborhood success story.

Restaurant Review: UpStairs on the Square in Cambridge

A unified kitchen is turning out food that’s better than ever.

Restaurant Review: Oak Long Bar + Kitchen in Back Bay

Despite a stunning atmosphere, the old-meets-new dynamic at this revamped classic in Back Bay doesn’t always work.

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Dining Out: Casa B in Somerville

A high-style take on rustic Latin cuisine in Union Square.

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Restaurant Review: Kitchen in the South End

Scott Herritt’s new South End restaurant is a welcome glimpse into the past.