Katherine Taylor for The Boston Globe

Inventive small plates at Comedor

Comedor, a chic little hideaway in Newton Centre, is owned by husband-and-wife team Jakob and Fernanda White. By Kara Baskin

99 Bottles

A special bottle from Harpoon, a surprise from Samuel Adams

Three Harpoon beer hall employees collaborated on a recent release.

Devra First

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/chef150-3854.jpg Plenty of local chefs, landmarks on ‘Top Chef: Boston’

There weren’t too many Red Sox comments, accent jokes, or Beantown references, so the first episode was a success.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/NUP_164236_1938--90x90.jpg ‘Top Chef: Boston’ opener offers surprises

Minutes into the opening episode of the Boston-set season 12, we had the first victim of the sudden-death Quickfire challenge.

Boston chefs and ‘cheftestants’ kick off ‘Top Chef’

Some of Boston’s best chefs got together for a festival celebrating the arrival of the reality TV cooking show, beginning Oct. 15.


Union Square Donuts to reopen in new location

The Somerville donut shop will move from 16 Bow St. to 20 Bow St. on Oct. 16, with an expanded menu and an enhanced production facility.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/unnamed(87)A.jpg Popular YouTube chefs are becoming stars

Everything that has to do with food is the fastest growing category on YouTube , which creates stars from the most popular food channels.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Boghosian_15crescent17_LIFE.jpg Morning ride with a Crescent Ridge Dairy milkman

A ride along Luis Montero’s 103-stop Friday route for Sharon-based Crescent Ridge Dairy is like being in a time capsule.

Q & A

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/07/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/8CZYzRdGilE2QYfUxcLgg4dZQIxxvcgXTpXIqyw_m0Y.jpg Jamie Bissonnette offers charcuterie for home cooks

The James Beard winner has created versions of his favorite charcuterie recipes for home cooks in “The New Charcuterie Cookbook.”

15sunday - Karoline Boehm Goodnick's recipe for braised pork with apples and red potatoes. (Karoline Boehm Goodnick)

Karoline Boehm Goodnick for the boston globe

sunday supper

Pork pairs with apples, then with slaw fills buns

Both dishes offer a quick, budget-friendly, warming supper.

Seasonal Recipe

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/04/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/IMGP2865(2)A.jpg Recipe for citrus-marinated pork with spicy pineapple

A bit of smoke from the grill adds depth to this sweet, tangy marinated pork tenderloin.

Seasonal Recipe

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/08/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/IMG_1065.jpg Recipe for Bengali fish curry with mustard seed

Bengali households serve fish every day except Sunday.

Seasonal Recipe

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/12/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/IMGP7772(2).jpg Recipe for pear cobbler

The combination of pears, biscuit topping, and whipped cream here will remind you of shortcake.

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CSAs aren’t just for fair-weather buyers

Community Supported Agriculture thrive all winter, distributing carrots, potatoes, beans, and more.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/IMG_1086.jpg Cooking tip from food editor Sheryl Julian

Not all apples are suitable for baking. Cortlands, which stay white after peeling and keep their shape when cooked, are widely available now at farmstands and markets. They’re especially nice in a pie. Or, cut into thick slices, saute in butter with a sprinkle of cinnamon, and spoon over buttered toast for a quick dessert.

Double shot

Matt Viser | Double Shot

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/16/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/doubleshot-5060.png The buzz on coffee and the people who drink it

Presidential coffee history, the Costco coffee habits of Michael Dukakis, and a journey for the perfect cup.

Barbecue in Boston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/04/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/p22_opening_photo.jpg Boston’s 10 best BBQ joints

We decree which spots serve the tastiest ribs, pulled pork, brisket, and other smoked specialties.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/12/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/headmag0803_Cover-1956--90x90.jpg The food issue

How “Top Chef” Kristen Kish enterains, plus Clover Food Lab’s secret ingredient.