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Restaurant News


Boston’s Greatest Irish Pubs

The Irish pub is a prevalent style of watering hole in cities that aren’t home to huge populations of Irish descendants. It’s no surprise, then, that […]

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Iconic Late-Night Apple Fritters Arrive in Fenway from the Vineyard

Back Door Donuts—a Martha’s Vineyard icon that operates late at night, out of the back door of what is now called the Front Bakery Café—is […]

Three columns of elaborate croissants, each column with a different topping.

Boston Pastry Powerhouses Join Forces for a New Lakon Paris Patisserie Location

Since its 2020 opening in Newton Highlands, Lakon Paris Patisserie has been wowing crowds with gorgeous croissants (and other fresh-baked pastries), stuffed and topped with […]

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A Boston Industry Vet Plans a Restaurant and Fish Market for the Seaport

Boston’s rapidly developing Seaport District has a tendency to attract out-of-town chain restaurants to its ever-growing dining scene, but a local restaurateur will bring a […]

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Silver Dove Afternoon Tea Is a Cozy-Meets-Classy Downtown Hideaway

Two alums from acclaimed Fort Point cocktail bar Drink are now serving up a different beverage at their first ownership venture: tea. Patrick Brewster and […]


Braintree’s Popular Widowmaker Brewing Will Expand to Brighton in 2023

A new brewery headed to Brighton later this year hopes to help keep the historically grungy, but quickly developing, neighborhood “a little punk rock.” Widowmaker […]

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An Allston Restaurant Serving ‘Unapologetically Delicious Comfort Food’ Will Open This Summer

Get your metaphorical swimsuits ready: A new restaurant is coming to Allston, and it’ll feature a “swim-up bar” outside—no actual pool involved, but plenty of […]

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Head to East Boston’s Perros Paisas for Colombian-Style Hot Dogs

Ever dreamed of eating a hot dog topped with cheese, hard-boiled quail eggs, pineapple sauce, crushed potato chips, bacon, ketchup, and mayonnaise? An East Boston […]

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From Cocktails to Coffee: Local Bartender Plans East Boston Café

If you’re a cocktail enthusiast in Greater Boston, chances are Will Isaza has served you a drink. Next, he wants to serve you espresso. Isaza […]

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Acclaimed Chef Lydia Shire Plans New Restaurant for the Seaport

A stalwart of Boston’s culinary scene has something new in store for 2024: James Beard award-winning chef and restaurateur Lydia Shire is opening a restaurant […]


Boston’s Doyennes of Dining Share a Meal

“We’re still here!” It’s a winter night inside a cozy South Boston loft, and with this celebratory toast to their resilient careers—accompanied by the clink […]

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Sunny Girl Is About to Fill the North End with Tasty Sandwiches

A cheery deli will bring breakfast and lunch to Boston’s North End soon, courtesy of a couple of industry vets who know a thing or […]

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Caviar Cones Come to Cambridge

“Butter boards were 2022; we’re going to do butter dip in 2023,” says chef and restaurateur Will Gilson, laughing and lighting the candle under a […]

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Comfort Kitchen Brings Global Flavors to a Historic Dorchester Space

When the squat, one-story building at 611 Columbia Rd. was first opened in 1912, it was solely for the benefit of Bostonians. The Upham’s Corner […]

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Matsunori Handroll Bar Gives Boston a Hands-on Taste of Sushi

Put down your chopsticks: There’s a new sushi restaurant in town, and it’s all about the handroll. “No fancy cutlery needed, no chopsticks learning curve; […]