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Exterior of a building, with retail spaces on the first floor. Signage reads Blue Bandana Relics, Bow Market, and Tiny Turns Paperie, and a breezeway is built through the center of the building.

Somerville’s Bow Market Expands

Five years ago, Bow Market effectively doubled the number of businesses in Somerville’s Union Square, when small-scale businesses like Remnant Brewing, empanadas-and-more shop Buenas, and […]

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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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The Best Restaurants in Harvard Square

Harvard Square offers a cuisine crash-course you won’t find in a classroom. Hit the books (well, the menus) at these 20 restaurants, cafés, and bars […]


Review: Tonino Is Unpretentious, Delicious, and Consummately Jamaica Plain

Every dedicated Boston restaurant explorer knows the varied, distinctive character of our neighborhoods—particularly the ones where tourists roam and the cost of parking infuriates. The […]

A man and a woman wearing chef's aprons and baseball caps smile, standing in front of an outdoor food pop-up setup.

A Sicilian Pizza Shop Is Opening at the Speedway in Brighton

A pandemic-born pizza pop-up is putting down roots in Brighton: Pizza Project debuts at the Charles River Speedway this month, slinging Sicilian pizza by the […]

A pizza is topped with crumbled sausage and fresh basil and has a bubbly, charred crust.

What’s Your Favorite Pizza Style in Greater Boston?

Greater Boston has a wealth of pizza options representing countless styles. Are you a traditional Neapolitan lover? We’ve got a few inspired by, if not […]

A hand pulls apart a slice of thick-crust pizza topped with basil and stretchy cheese.

Tiffani Faison’s Bringing Pizza to Fenway, Mei Mei Is Getting a New Home, and More Food News

Welcome to our Monday news roundup, keeping you up to date on tidbits of Boston-area restaurant news. Got info that should be on our radar? Send […]

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Slow Dough Pizza Co. Is Firing Up Artisan Pies in a Newton Parking Lot

Like a lot of people, Ian Maschal was reconsidering his career path during the pandemic—and getting really into sourdough while spending more time at home. […]


Where to Find the Best Bar Pizza Around Boston and the South Shore

In the Bay State, “bar pies” are to pizza what “candlepin” is to bowling: a regional variation that is a source of great pride for […]

East Boston Oysters founder Alexis Cervasio with caviar-topped Santarpio's Pizza

East Boston Oysters Now Delivers Caviar-Drenched Santarpio’s Pizza

With super-secret pop-up parties featuring Instagrammable moments like an ice luge for oysters, CBD-infused “stoney negronis,” and rosé-filled Super Soakers, East Boston Oysters is a […]

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Student Turns Down Acceptance to Yale After Writing Essay About Papa John’s Pizza

A high school student turned down an offer to attend Yale, after an unconventional application essay helped catch the Ivy’s eye. Carolina Williams, a graduate of the Ravenwood […]

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Two Women Injured in Shooting After Leaving This Notorious Chuck E. Cheese

Two women were injured in a shooting in Chelsea after their minivan was followed from the Chuck E. Cheese in Everett, police say. Shots were fired […]


Which North End Pizzas Are Worth the Dough?

You can’t swing a salami without hitting a pizza oven in the North End, home to old-world Sicilian squares, new-school toppings, and, of course, slices […]

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Medford Man Accused of Selling Crack out of Malden Pizzeria

A Medford man was arrested Friday after he was allegedly caught selling crack cocaine out of a pizzeria in Malden. Police arrested Patrick Robinson, 46, after […]

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Area Four Boston (and Its Haute Bar) Opens Tonight in the South End

If your Friday night calls for chewy slices of pizza, a creative cocktail or a few, and a soundtrack of classic ’90s hip hop, check […]