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.

BEING SNOTTY

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The trio took their shots, and the intoxicated gentleman in the middle apparently found it to be a struggle. He coughed and twitched. And then I saw it. Continue reading

SLUSH PILE: SAKE SLUSHIES RULE AT NIGHT MARKET

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I took mine down with a side of Asahi beer (and Sichuan fried chicken wings), from the list that includes other Asian beers (think: Hitachino Nest White Ale, Beerlao), all of which supported the overall secret-y vibe, as if I had just discovered a former punk rock stronghold that’s been retrofitted into a Japanese izikaya. Continue reading

INMAN INCOMING: FANS OF BERGAMOT AND FUNKY PLATES HAVE REASON TO REJOICE WITH BISQ

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And the staff, largely made up of the people that have been with Pooler and his team for the four years that Bergamot has been operating, are ready to take next step with Bisq. Continue reading

DOG GONE: 40-YEAR-OLD FANEUIL HALL DIVE GETTING THE HEAVE-HO

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The move is presumably due to the planned overhaul of the entire marketplace to make way facade upgrades, national chains, and a proposed 180-room boutique hotel above the South Market. Continue reading

POP-UP SNEAK PEEK: A CLASSIC VIDEO GAME PARTY HITS SOMERVILLE NEXT WEEK

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The event will feature approximately 24 arcade video game cabinets (think: DigDug, Ms. Pac Man, Final Fight, Asteroids) and also classic multi-player console games both for play and for purchase. Continue reading

DOWN BY THE RIVER: SOMERVILLE’S LATEST ADDITION BRINGS ELEVATED STREET FOOD TO ASSEMBLY ROW

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Most of the time, younger siblings arrive into the world to the chagrin of their elder kin. They’re noted for the annoying habit of mimicking the traits of their breed, or just flat-out ripping them off in an attempt to create identity. Continue reading

WELLNESS FOR DEGENERATES: FEED THE FLOW

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Giving thanks is something we should practice every day, but it doesn’t hurt that there’s a specific day in which we celebrate by hosing turkey and gravy and potatoes and several piles of delicious sides and desserts and then unbutton our pants as we slip into a tryptophan coma. Continue reading

PEARL HARBOR: AFGHANISTAN WAR VET OPENS KITCHEN IN FOOD-LESS JP DIVE

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At the time of this writing, both the lone Chowhound reviewer and the lone Yelper called Pisani’s onion rings the best they’d ever had. The chicken tenders are the best I’ve ever had. Continue reading

BAR HAVOC: WHINE AND WINE

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For drunks, Thanksgiving can happen anytime. Even in a dirty bathroom. Continue reading

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