Dining Out

Dining Out reviews

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/06/05/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/dining_out_90.jpg Where should you eat this week?

Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Design New England

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/27/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/DNE.png Second Life

An architect turns his old barn in Newport, Rhode Island, into a light-filled multipurpose haven for family and guests.

Latest Lifestyle headlines

Charlie Puth performing at the Teen Choice Awards in 2016.


Bah Humbug: Partial lineup for Jingle Ball 2016 announced

The complete list of acts for the local version will be announced soon

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, pictured at San Diego Comic-Con International in July.


Watch Benedict Cumberbatch sing Pink Floyd

The “Sherlock” actor hits the stage with Floyd guitarist David Gilmour

Quote of the day: Jesse Williams

The “Grey’s Anatomy” star appears in a new ad encouraging citizens to vote in the upcoming election.

Chef Frank McClelland of Riversbend.

Change is good for Riversbend chef and his daily menu

Frank McClelland builds his menus around what’s freshest and available each day, tweaking dishes as the seasons change.


Check out the new trailer for ‘Fantastic Beasts’

The film, written by J.K. Rowling, is set to hit theaters in November.

Aly Raisman, pictured in New York earlier this month.


Aly Raisman shows her support for David Ortiz

Count the Olympic gymnast among the Red Sox slugger’s fans.

From left: state Senator Michael Barrett; Carol Gladstone, commissioner of Massachusetts Department of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance; Don Henley; state Representative Cory Atkins; and Leo P. Roy, commissioner of Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation at the opening of a new visitor center at Walden Pond in Concord.


Don Henley celebrates opening of new Visitor Center at Walden Pond

The Eagles star was in Concord on Tuesday for the grand opening.

Jack Beatty


Jack Beatty’s play is coming to Hamilton

The longtime newsman will stage a one-night performance of his play “The Battle Not Begun: Munich 1938” on Oct. 22.

Wellesley College will mark the inauguration of its 14th president, Paula Johnson, on Friday.


Dr. Paula Johnson to be inaugurated as 14th president of Wellesley College

Johnson will be the college’s first African-American president.

Alicia Machado.

Alicia Machado was just Trump’s first pageant media circus

Donald Trump sent one Miss USA to rehab. He fired a Miss Universe for missing too many events and a handful of contestants drew public scoldings from him.

Author Ben Mezrich signed books and greeted fans at the launch party for


Ben Mezrich ranked among the 25 most influential authors

The Boston-based writer came in at No. 17 on the Hollywood Reporter’s annual ranking.

The moon won’t be visible Friday night due to the first black moon since March 2014.

Black moon rising: a quick primer on this month’s lunar celebrity

Forget super moons and blood moons, and all the other moons making news. This Friday, the black moon will be upon us.

Love Letters

She’s fallen in love . . . with a gay man

Mark reassured me that he would never stop being my friend, he just cares about me so much that he doesn’t want me to be hung up on someone.


Eye-opening approaches to brewing coffee beer

A coffee IPA? Yup.

Angela Rubenstein, public school teacher against Question 2.

Education | Magazine

Teachers on opposite sides of the charter school debate speak out

They’ve taught in both charter and regular public schools, and they know how they’re voting on Question 2 and why.

Ask Amy

Woman upsets household by finally moving out

I think my mom is angry because I didn’t ask her permission.

Sarah Gardner


What has happened to New England’s dairy farms? A film looks for answers.

‘Forgotten Farms’ screens Oct. 2 as part of the GlobeDocs Film Festival

From the Bar

This red pairs well with gnocchi, autumn leaves

At Nosh & Grog Provisions in Medfield, a 2013 Foxglove Zinfandel complements chef Joshua Bottini’s dish

Tom Brady was at the Seaport Hotel in Boston on Tuesday for the kick-off of the 2017 Best Buddies Challenge.

Tom Brady hosts kickoff for Best Buddies Challenge

The Patriots quarterback was at the Seaport Hotel on Tuesday to highlight next year’s 100-mile charity ride/walk.

Dining Decor

The story behind the book collection at Yvonne’s

There are thousands of volumes on the restaurant’s shelves.

Donald Trump interrupted Hillary Clinton 51 times, according to Vox.

Donald Trump’s interruptions of Hillary Clinton are familiar to women

Consciously or not, experts say, many women adapt their behavior to anticipate interruptions from men.

Baby born with DNA from 3 people

A new technique that combines DNA from three people was used to prevent the child from inheriting a fatal genetic disease from the mother.

Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets

Tyson is recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that “hard, white plastic” was found in some nuggets.

Miguel Reyes (right) taught Kevin Adrean how to operate a wet harvester at a cranberry bog in Rochester last week. This harvesting season comes 200 years after the first known commercial cultivation, on Cape Cod.

Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis

All is not well in cranberry country this harvesting season, the 200th anniversary of the world’s first known commercial cultivation.

What David Ortiz expects to see at Yankee Stadium: ‘100,000 butt cheeks’

The Red Sox slugger talked with Seth Meyers about the retirement gifts he’s received this season and the possibility of being mooned by 50,000 fans in Yankee Stadium.

Rosie O’Donnell reposnded to Donald Trump mentioning her at the debate on Monday.

Rosie O’Donnell responds to Trump: Calls him an ‘orange’ body part

The comments in the debate started when Hillary Clinton brought up Trump’s history of making misogynistic comments toward women.

Angelina and Brad reportedly have a prenup agreement. Family lawyers say you should, too.

Given that 40-50 percent of US marriages end in divorce, should all couples think about a prenup?

Pastrami sandwich, coming soon to Our Fathers deli in Allston.

The rebirth of the Jewish deli

We’ve deep-fried Oreos; we’ve eaten Korean tacos. In some ways, Jewish food is the last new — even if it’s old — frontier.

Pasta frittata and a sweet snack of coconut-apricot truffles make for a nice lunch at school or work, no refrigeration necessary.


Recipes: Real food to send in a school lunch (or bring to work)

Pasta frittata and a sweet snack of coconut-apricot truffles class up any cafeteria.

Miss Conduct

Advice: Help! I’m stranded at a wedding and starving!

How should this reader have planned for an event with little food?


Hilltop home with double-wing formation built for ex-Patriot

Ron Berger, former defensive end for the Patriots, lived in this contemporary ranch in Canton.

Bird Sightings

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

A pelagic birding trip off Provincetown produced 75 Cory’s, 500 great, 750 sooty and 550 Manx shearwaters, a Leach’s storm-petrel, and more.

Recipe for Momma Rona’s sweet noodle pudding

So rich, so custardy.

Recipe for spicy shrimp on white beans with cilantro gremolata

Skewered shrimp cook in the broiler or on the grill

Recipe for frisee salad with pears, hazelnuts, and blue cheese

A classic pairing makes a fine fall appetizer

Roasted eggplant pizza at Veggie Crust in Somerville.

Cheap Eats

Where the pizza is vegetarian and incorporates the flavors of India

Veggie Crust, a new pizza place on Somerville Avenue, is not your typical Italian pie joint.

Recipe for frittata with angel hair pasta and vegetables

Leeks, corn, tomatoes, and herbs brighten this eggy dish

The menu at Scopa includes pork baby back ribs.

dining out

At Scopa, not your average North End menu

One thing you can predict: The place is unpredictable.

Ask Amy

Adult daughter of alcoholic continues to struggle

Advice from Amy Dickinson

Debra Samuels (right) with her mother, Rona Greenberg.

One last taste of my mother’s cooking

A leftover noodle pudding, eaten sooner than expected. Who knew grief could be this sweet?

By the Glass

‘A profound desire to find the truth’ about Chianti Classico

Their book is the culmination of intensive research throughout the wine’s region

Home grown, no soil needed

SproutsIO revolutionizes gardening through technology.

But it’s still good at the movies

Popped sorghum has a similar texture to popcorn.

A scale with all the features

It was designed with the user in mind.

A really easy way to chop garlic

The Garlic Twister does the job.

Butter gets better and better

Casco Bay Butter Co. uses high-quality cream from small dairies throughout New England.