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Where to Eat Lobster Rolls in Greater Boston

It doesn’t have to be summertime for that lobster roll craving to hit—and you don’t even need to commute to a seaside seafood shanty on […]

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Restaurants

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 […]

Restaurants

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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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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Blue Ribbon Brasserie, a New York City Mainstay, Lands in Boston

When brothers Bruce and Eric Bromberg were about to open Blue Ribbon Brasserie in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood in 1992, they were so busy […]

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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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22 Best Restaurant Bathrooms in Greater Boston

Everybody has to go, so it makes perfect sense that restaurateurs looking to cultivate an experience are also making their bathrooms destination-worthy. Whether the restroom […]

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Where to Indulge in Holiday Lunch in Boston

One particularly fun aspect of the holiday season in Boston is special holiday lunches: Some of the city’s typically dinner-only spots add a midday meal […]

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Restaurants

Our Fathers Opens in the Fenway with Tender Pastrami and Frozen Cocktails Galore

With hearty deli sandwiches, frozen cocktails, local sake on tap, and relaxing minty-green vibes, the revival of Our Fathers—a restaurant, bar, and deli previously open […]

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Restaurants

Beyond the Top 50: (Almost) Open for Business

Our annual list of Boston’s Top 50 Restaurants just came out—but we’ve already got an eye on next year. Here are a few hotly anticipated […]

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Mida’s Douglass Williams Opens a French Restaurant in the Fenway

Bostonians know chef Douglass Williams for his award-winning take on Italian cuisine: heavenly garlic butter focaccia; gorgeous renditions of pasta dishes like bucatini all’Amatriciana and […]

Lobster topped with chives sits in a fluffy bao-style bun on a wooden plank, with a salad and frozen drink in the background.
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In Praise of Eventide Fenway’s Brown Butter Triple-Threat

Perhaps you already know and love Eventide’s fan-favorite brown butter lobster roll. Food writers and dining-out enthusiasts have waxed poetic about it for years, both […]

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Restaurants

It’s Eastern Standard Time: The Iconic Restaurant Has Been Reborn

After a nearly 15-year run and a devastating COVID-era closure, Eastern Standard is back. It’s in a new space, albeit a short walk from its […]

City Life

Garrett Harker Conquers Kenmore (Again)

Like many leaders and visionaries, Garrett Harker has the ability to slow time down where others feel rushed and impulsive. The first time we meet, […]