Food and Drinks

Where to eat in Boston, what to drink wherever, and the best of everything else you put into your mouth. Restaurant and bar reviews, news, and scoop.

SECOND THIRST: FOUR DAYS OF COCKTAIL CULTURE, KNOWLEDGE, AND DRINKING IN NOVEMBER

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But don’t mistake it for another big-format trade show. This is more intimate, with three themed parties (and yes, there will be separate after-parties), and sessions as different as the personalities peppering the local cocktail scene, many of whom will be behind the bar all at once. Continue reading

WELLNESS FOR DEGENERATES: OUT WITH THE OLD

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You just can’t argue the case that the act of throwing stuff out, or better yet, donating that stuff will clear up both your home, and your mind. Continue reading

CHASING TAIL: LOCAL SPOTS TO EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH PATRIOTS SUNDAYS WITH FRIENDS

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It seems like it was just last weekend that the sun was shining, the air was warm, and football once again graced your television set for the entirety of Sunday. Actually, that’s because it was last weekend. It’s official: Football season has begun. Continue reading

LAST CALL WITH BAR HAVOC

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Last call means 15 minutes. If you order seven Jagerbombs and 15 beers and learn you can’t consume all that in 15 minutes, that’s your problem. It doesn’t mean you stay past 2am. Continue reading

HOWL AT THE BOON: NEW BOSTON-BASED APP AIMS TO REVOLUTIONIZE HOW YOU EAT AND SHOP

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“We’re only bringing relevant content to an individual who wants it,” Gaylor says. “You can say ‘I’m not interested in steak deals since I’m a vegan’ by simply hitting the dismiss button. The app begins to cater to what you like over time.” Continue reading

PIER OUT: EXTENDED SUMMER IN CHARLESTOWN BY WAY OF A COCKTAIL GARDEN

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“Our goal was to create an fun outdoor green space [as a way to] extend the summer,” said owner Charles Learner. “We wanted someone to entice people to come to a waterfront destination as it starts to get colder, but maintaining the feel that summer is still here.” Continue reading

FALL PREVIEW: NAB YOURSELF A PIECE

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As September 23 draws near, and you begin that sad but necessary ritual in New England of kissing the summer goodbye, there’s a wealth of seasonal-correct whoopin’ good times to be had in our beloved Hub. Continue reading

WELLNESS FOR DEGENERATES: PRODUCE – SET IT AND FORGET IT

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Now is the time for change: Changes in routine, pace and diet. Screw New Year’s resolutions. Use the turning of the season (and all its delicious bounty) to shake up the summertime culinary coma left over after an endless barrage of burgers and hot dogs and ribs and corn on the cob and coleslaw and… Continue reading

BAR HAVOC: THEY’RE HERE…

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As the lights finally came up at 2am, the drunk mob slithered out all at once, girls stumbling in their heels, clinging to one another for giggling support as guys high-fived behind them. I was sticky as molasses and gasping for breath. Continue reading

SHO’NUFF: MARK O’LEARY ON FUTURE OF JUNK FOOD AND SHOJO LATE-NIGHT

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To those that haven’t gotten to sample O’Leary’s wares, his style is known for taking familiar flavors, be they childhood classics or traditional ingredients, and twisting them into something new in order to throw a curve ball at patrons. Continue reading

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