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What’s a Massachusetts-Style Hot Dog, and Why Haven’t We Heard of It?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where contributing editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at [email protected] […]

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Hot Plates: 10 Dishes to Try Right Now in Boston

Hungry? We’re here to help. Behold our list of the most crave-worthy, must-try dishes on Boston menus at this very moment. These are the tasty […]

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Want to know the secret behind New England’s favorite ice cream? Here’s the scoop.

  Few things go together quite like summer and ice cream. A cold, creamy scoop (or several) is the perfect way to beat the heat, […]

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What’s the Difference between a “Dixie Cup” and a “Hoodsie Cup?”

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at [email protected] Question: […]

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With Takeout Food Taking Over, Can Fine Dining Survive the Pandemic in Boston?

Chris Coombs is an exceptional chef. He’s also an exception. Ever since last March, when the pandemic (and the state’s regulatory responses to it) first […]

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Goodbye, Sloppy Styrofoam: Here’s How to Take Actually Stunning Photos of Takeout Food

It was all so simple, once upon a time: You’d take a seat at a restaurant. A gorgeously plated meal would arrive. A few snapshots […]

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Fun Holiday Quarantine Recipes When the Thought of Cooking Makes You Want to Set Your Kitchen on Fire

Usually at this time of year, I would be making my 35th casual sweep through the office kitchen for the home-baked toffee someone left on […]

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How Did Cranberry Sauce Become a Staple Thanksgiving Food?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at [email protected] Question: […]

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Why Is Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy So Popular in Maine?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at [email protected] […]

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The Extremely Definitive Ranking of Every Official Massachusetts State Food

Every state in the U.S. has a tradition of legislatively adopting state symbols, as if assembling a Pinterest board that is designed to convey the […]

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Is There an Iconic New England Method of Grilling?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at [email protected] Question:  […]

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Why Stress Baking Is Everyone’s Favorite Way to Cope

Typically, I do one of two things when I’m stressed: I run from my feelings or I eat them. A month ago, when the coronavirus […]

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Weekly Digest: Cósmica Lands in the South End with Tacos and Tequila, and More Must-Know Food News

It’s a busy time to be a food lover in Boston. Here, an easily digestible roundup of the restaurant news stories you need to know […]

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Flight Club Social Darts Brings Flatbreads, Cotton Candy, and “Ridiculous Joy” to Boston

Barroom darts are about to get an upgrade. Flight Club softly opens this weekend in the Seaport, introducing its unique, technology- and dining-enhanced version of […]

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The Gorton’s Fisherman Is Also One of People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive

Well, well, well. The Gorton’s fisherman is looking good lately. Fans of fish sticks and smoldering bedroom-eyes: you may want to sit down for this. Antoni Porowski, […]