Dining Out

west bridge in cambridge

Restaurant Review: West Bridge in Cambridge

This Kendall Square newcomer has potential in spades, but feels incomplete.

strip-t's in watertown

Restaurant Review: Strip-T’s in Watertown

A Watertown diner is now serving the most exciting food around.

Restaurant Review: Clio

A review of Ken Oringer’s flagship restaurant Clio in Boston after a major revamp.

Pickled vegetables and olives

Restaurant Review: Sam’s at Louis

Despite its couture digs, Sam’s offers food that’s fun, friendly, and familiar.

The Blue Room

Dining out at The Blue Room

With a new chef in the kitchen, this Kendall Square stalwart is hoping to boost its buzz quotient.

Dining Out: Area Four

Food that’s both fun and sustainable? You’ll find it at this new Cambridge spot.

Dining Out: Trade

TRADE IS AN IMPROBABLE success. It’s a big urban brasserie in a funky, beautifully renovated old brick building opened by a high-profile chef and her […]

Dining Out: Catalyst

The Cambridge restaurant Catalyst tries to bridge high-tech and artisan, casual and grand, high-gloss and rustic.

Restaurant Review: Legal Harborside in Boston

The seafood chain has debuted a flashy fine-dining concept on the waterfront—and despite a few early hiccups, things are going swimmingly.

Restaurant Review: Tres Gatos

With this bookstore-café turned tapas bar, J.P. has scored the best kind of neighborhood spot.

Dining Out at Locke-Ober

All shined up, this city landmark is ripe for a renaissance — but it can’t seem to shake its stodgy past.

Dining Out: Journeyman Review

This Union Square restaurant finally opened last September. Seven months later it remains a work very much in progress.

Dining Out: Island Creek Oyster Bar

With an impressive raw bar and some of the freshest fish around, this Kenmore Square newcomer is reeling in crowds.

Dining Out: Beacon Hill Bistro

Under a new chef, the posh neighborhood boîte turns out some tremendous dishes. Too bad they’re hiding among the other, uninspired offerings.

Restaurant Review: Deuxave

With lofty ambitions and kitchen talent to spare, a Back Bay newcomer aims high—but doesn’t always hit the mark.