“Even our dough is made with yeast harvested from a local brewery—a recipe [Source] began perfecting in 2018 and still use today.”
BOSTON BETTER BEER BUREAU: MAROONED AT CASTLE ISLAND AND LOVING IT
An outstanding mix of low-ABV beers for all-day drinking. Plus bar pizza.
THE TYE DYED TOURGUIDE’S BOSTON PIZZA AND WEED OUTINGS
“Take in some sights, check out some history, find a nice place on the harbor to … hang out, and then grab ourselves a cannoli from my favorite hidden-gem bakery.”
PANDEMIC DINING ON A KNEAD-TO-KNOW BASIS
How a legendary pizza was reborn in a secret location
NEW CHEF, NEW MENU, OLD FAVORITE
Zaid Khan steers Oak Long Bar + Kitchen through pandemic
FIRST LOOK: AVENUE KITCHEN + BAR, SOMERVILLE
Its menu includes mostly new American fare and modern takes on old-fashioned items, including black garlic hummus, maple chili duck wings, roasted beets, beer-steamed mussels, a Cobb salad, burgers, crispy chicken sandwiches, macaroni and cheese, steak frites, and, well, you get the picture.
PIZZA WARS: A SOLID SLICE WITH A SIDE OF EMPANADA ON MISSION HILL
“It’s a popular order because it’s so common in the cultures that many of our customers are a part of,” they report. “In a way, we’re helping to spread the dish to people who are not familiar with it as yet.”
DEVOURING 2018: A LOOK BACK AT SOME DINING AND DRINKING FAVES FOR 2018
Last year, we ran with some specific dishes and dining/drinking spots, and this year is no different, with an ambitious random sampling given below.
CHECKING OUT SANTARPIO’S PIZZA, PEABODY
A quick look at the “other” Santarp’s
ITALO, MEDFORD: BAKERY SLICES AND BREAD ON THE CHEAP
Inside Italo you’ll find a no-frills place that is strictly meant for takeout, with display cases of pastries and baked goods along with bread and pizza sitting behind the counter, while some Italian products such as olive oil, cookies, and pasta are displayed along the walls.