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The Ultimate Guide to Boston-Area Barbecue Right Now

Ready to pig out? Pull out your elastic-waist eating pants, because we’ve stuffed this list full of the best BBQ restaurants around Boston—and whether you’re […]

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Where to Find the Best Tacos in Boston

Tacos may feel like summer eating, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them year-round. If you’re looking for some of the more traditional variety, […]


Where to Eat During a Day at Crane Beach

In our ongoing effort to help you make the most of the summer beach days that remain (you’re welcome!), we turn our attention to Crane […]


A Handy Guide to Not Being a Monster When You Dine Out In Boston

It’s the first summer with COVID vaccines in arms, and restaurant crowds have returned at a volume not seen since before the pandemic. Hurray! How […]


Where to Eat During a Day at Revere Beach or Winthrop Beach

We’re midway through summer, so if you haven’t already worked in some trips to a local beach—well, there’s no time like the present. Revere and […]

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Where to Find the Best Bagels in Boston Right Now

Woo, boy. When it comes to bagels, people have mighty strong opinions (especially all the NYC expats in your life). Few other foodstuffs generate such […]


The Top Dozen Hot Dogs to Try Right Now in Boston

Now that Fenway Park is full of fans again (hurrah!), we’re thinking about our real favorite reason to hit a Red Sox game: the excuse […]


Where to Find Some of the Best Puerto Rican Food in Boston Right Now

Bring on the mofongo, jibaritos, and pastelón. Sure, July’s annual Puerto Rican Festival won’t be happening this year in Boston, owing to the difficulties of […]


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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Boston Gave Up Hundreds of Parking Spaces to Outdoor Seating. It Should Keep Going

A friend of mine moved to Philadelphia early last year, so he hadn’t seen the new North End—the way it looks in 2021, utterly blanketed with […]


Eight Essential Pop-Up Restaurants to Try around Boston This Summer

Pop-up restaurants are the welcome wildcards of modern dining, for obvious reason: with their tantalizing temporariness, often ambitious young chefs at the helm, and usually […]


Is Legal Sea Foods Still Considered “Boston-Based?”

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

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17 Waterfront Restaurant Patios in Boston to Visit This Summer

Not all restaurant patios are created equal. Some are on rooftops! Some have better space heaters on cool nights. And some, well, some are right […]


10 Delicious, Classic Diners to Discover around Boston

Forget about bar crawls. This summer, take yourself on a morning-through-night diner crawl throughout Boston, stuffing your face with hash browns by morning and patty […]


11 Amazing Restaurant Patios for Outdoor Dining on Cape Cod

Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer season on Cape Cod, which floods with visitors from then through Labor Day. To anyone […]