Food & Dining

A guide to Boston’s interesting places to eat and drink

Lobster or Lobstah – Get some now

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining, Headline by on June 27, 2009 1 Comment
Lobster or Lobstah – Get some now

Summertime in New England just screams, “Eat a lobster!” And, if you don’t have time to steal away to the coast of Maine for a seaside picnic of lobster, drawn butter and strawberry rhubarb pie, Boston can still offer some remarkable choices for this exotic detritus feeder of the Atlantic Ocean coastline. Before you go, […]

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Boston’s Coolest Restaurant and Bar Bathrooms

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining, Headline by on June 24, 2009 1 Comment
Boston’s Coolest Restaurant and Bar Bathrooms

Some people pay attention to the architectural details in a restaurant’s dining room or perhaps the wine selection. I’m always curious to see the bathroom. Yes, you read that right. I am a connoisseur of restaurant bathrooms (but for the record, I would never do anything illegal in them). Lots of restaurants and bars have a […]

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New and Notable Restaurants in Boston

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining, Headline, Local News by on June 19, 2009 1 Comment
New and Notable Restaurants in Boston

Despite the downturn, Boston saw a several new restaurants opening earlier this year. Here’s our take on a couple of newcomers to the Commonwealth. 1. Tory Row: Filling the space formerly known as The Greenhouse, the restaurant has been transformed into a sleek and modern space with plenty of windows for people-watching along Brattle Street. […]

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Brunch in Boston’s South End

Filed in Food & Dining by on June 16, 2009 0 Comments
Brunch in Boston’s South End

Sunday brunch is my favorite meal of the week, and there’s no better place in Boston than the South End to indulge in sweet, gooey French toast or a savory omelet stuffed with melted cheese. Pretty much any of the South End’s numerous restaurants serve an excellent brunch for less money than dinner, but here […]

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Where to Eat in The Fenway Neighborhood

Filed in Food & Dining, Headline, Sports by on June 12, 2009 0 Comments
Where to Eat in The Fenway Neighborhood

Boston’s Fenway neighborhood is, of course, most famous for its proximity to the famous baseball park. But since I moved here two months ago, I’ve learned that there’s a lot more to Fenway than the Red Sox and Fenway Park. Whether you’re looking for a pre-game beer or something a bit more sophisticated, my ‘hood has […]

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Celiac-Friendly Restaurants in Boston

Filed in Food & Dining by on June 8, 2009 0 Comments
Celiac-Friendly Restaurants in Boston

Few things are more satisfying than the soft, spongey texture of freshly baked bread. Unless, of course, you have Celiac Disease and your body can’t handle gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, barley, and more food products than you could imagine. This post is dedicated to those readers who follow a gluten-free diet and need […]

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Up on the Roof – Dining & Drinking

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining by on May 30, 2009 1 Comment
Up on the Roof – Dining & Drinking

There is something about coming out on top…  of a building that is. Whether it is dinner and drinks in the glory of the summer sun or a break from the congestion of a packed bar on a cool evening, stories above the city scuffle, roof top destinations can feel like an oasis after too […]

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Scooper Bowl Returns to Boston June 9-11

Filed in Food & Dining, Things To Do by on May 26, 2009 0 Comments
Scooper Bowl Returns to Boston June 9-11

Ice cream and summer go together like Christmas and peppermint sticks. If you’ve been craving something cold, creamy, and sweet, then mark your calendar for the 27th annual Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl presented by FedEx. This all-you-can-eat ice cream event runs June 9-11 from noon to 8pm at City Hall Plaza in downtown Boston (right […]

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Where to Eat in Cambridge

Filed in Food & Dining by on May 22, 2009 0 Comments
Where to Eat in Cambridge

‘Tis the season for graduations. Boston University, Berklee College of Music, Emerson College, Lesley University, and several other area colleges have already had their commencement ceremonies. MIT and Harvard’s ceremonies are slated for early June (Harvard’s is June 4 and MIT’s is June 5, so good luck getting a hotel in Cambridge at this point). […]

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Crash Courses in Wine From The Second Glass

Crash Courses in Wine From The Second Glass

Not sure about the difference between a Pinot and Prosecco? Or a Merlot and a Muscat? Then maybe you need a little guidance from The Second Glass. This Boston-based print and online wine magazine offers a hip, unpretentious approach to wine, demystifying the world of wine and helping beer-loving Bostonians learn more about different wine regions, styles of wine, and pairing options. They also offer a weekly email called the Wine of the Weekend. (Full disclosure: I’m friends with the marketing director, but I’d be blogging about this either way. Trust me, it’s that cool.)

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