By only six votes, Oleana edged out Myers + Chang.
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Sips: A childhood off the beaten path leads to inspired winemaking
Her independent spirit influences how she makes wine today.
Quick Bite: Ruckus, a standout among Chinatown noodle parlors
Plan accordingly or risk disappointment: It’s only open Thursday through Sunday.
At Brookline cocktail ‘paradise,’ grasshoppers will be on the menu
Plus, Sumiao Hunan Kitchen opens in Kendall Square and Pagu takes on Saturday brunch.
Beer with a lobster background note? Yes, really.
It seems inevitable a Maine brewer would eventually make a lobster beer. But Tim Adams is not a kitschy brewer, and Oxbow’s beers aren’t gimmicks.
A refreshing summer smash at Viale
To call a drink a smash is like calling a dessert a cake, which is to say there are countless variations.
The Automatic in Cambridge raises the bar on bars
The cocktails are expertly concocted and the friendly servers steer you toward mostly delicious offerings.
By the Glass
French sparklers as effervescent as their makers
Wow a thirsty crowd with bubbly from one of these Loire Valley producers.
The confident cook
Forget an ice cream maker. Make this chocolate gelato in a food processor.
This dark-chocolate Italian gelato, made with milk and bittersweet chocolate, is whirred in a food processor so you don’t need an ice cream machine.
Q&A with Brittany Wood Nickerson, author of ‘Recipes From the Herbalist’s Kitchen’
Nickerson asks readers to consider that food and medicine can be one and the same.
Insider: Escali’s new digital screen timer
For repetitive jobs, like batches of cookies, there’s a memory that recalls the baking time.
Eataly restaurant Terra, where Mario Batali’s spirit abides
It’s like attending a high-achieving kegger inside a very elegant potting shed.
A shared kitchen space for dietary restrictions
Food Revolution in Stoneham is hoping to serve a very particular niche.
The Trustees brings farm’s bounty to city’s neighborhoods
“We wanted to bridge the gap between where our food grows and where it goes.”
Bake deviled crab with a buttery cracker-crumb topping
“Deviled” means piquancy and heat. You’’ll find both in this crumb-topped baked crab, made with Old Bay, mustard, Worcestershire, hot sauce, and cayenne pepper.
Fresh corn salad is one of the joys of summer
Remove kernels from fresh corn cobs, blanch briefly, and toss with a chile pepper, lots of fresh herbs, and some red onion. Fresh corn salad is best with local corn in summer.
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Recipes: Three tasty options for summer seafood salad
Choose your favorite flavor: light and lemony, perfectly creamy, or hot and sour.
A man from Malden is helping to change the face of Vegas
A once seedy section of Vegas has found new life thanks to Boston native Ryan Doherty.
At a small Brewster farm, a chance to stay where your food is grown
Staying at Halcyon Farm isn’t just about having a place to sleep, it’s about having an experience.
The best cheesecake east of St. Olaf
Rue La Rue Café opened earlier this year and is dedicated to all things “Golden Girls.” Think of it as the promised land for those obsessed with the classic sitcom.
An early look at Pammy’s, Cambridge’s new Italian(ish) trattoria
Where the Bolognese contains Korean chile paste and there’s plenty of neighborhood bonhomie.
Lynch’s low moment in a year of highs
Chef Barbara Lynch has enjoyed huge success in the last year.
Lynch’s low moment in a year of highs
It’s impossible to know what led Lynch to get behind the wheel. It’s easier to draw contrasts between the early-morning incident and the huge success Lynch has enjoyed in the past year alone.
Tables: There’s so much good sandwich news these days
Those amazing Cuban sandwiches from Chez Henri are back, this time at the Automatic.
Sips: Cool off with a whiskey cooler
On a hot day, this whiskey cooler fits the mood.
Some shandys are worth your time — and some aren’t
It’s hard to know when you’ve had a subpar shandy. You can mask a bad brew with sugary juice and hide the flaws in both.
From the Bar
A pour showing nebbiolo’s lighter side pairs with rabbit sausage
Make nebbiolo a part of summertime dining.
Food & travel
Hop on: Growler tour brings you to N.H.’s best beers
It was a good day for drinking beer. We were on the Saturday Beer Run with Granite State Growler Tours, heading to top artisan breweries on the New Hampshire seacoast.
Nibble giving budding food entrepreneurs their chance
Three years ago, Nibble — the culinary arm of the Somerville Arts Council — launched a culinary entrepreneurship program, geared toward members of the city’s immigrant groups.
At by CHLOE, now in Fenway, the good vibes are entirely vegan
Here at the latest location of by CHLOE, a stone’s throw from Fenway Park, it seems like everyone is in high spirits.
Bowled over: Poke’s popularity is bringing healthy Hawaiian flair to lunch fare — everywhere
Boston is one of many mainland cities now home to a slew of cafeteria-style spots dedicated to the island dish, often with more frills than their Hawaiian brethren.
The Confident Cook
Tuna Nicoise salad tucked into a baguette will transport you to sunny Provence
Cut a baguette into sections and layer it with a classic tuna Nicoise and all its crisp vegetables for an authentic Provencal summer treat.
Taste of Ethnic Boston comes to the Theatre District
On July 25, a dozen of Boston’s best ethnic restaurants will come together to mark the fourth annual Taste of Ethnic Boston, this year at Venue.
Wild stripers are a high point of summer. Saute with herbs and add homemade tartar sauce.
Coat skinless boneless striped bass with herbs and saute briefly, then serve with homemade tartar sauce with chopped pickle, capers, and lemon juice.
The Avoquado will you get you to the guacamole stage sooner
Like a Swiss army knife but with fewer moving parts, the Avoquado has a blunt wide knife at one end to cut the avocado and separate the halves. The handle is a scoop.
A vegetarian meal of grilled eggplant with bold harissa mayo and peppery arugula on pita
A summery vegetarian meal starts with grilled pita, and adds layers of harissa mayo, grilled eggplant, and peppery arugula tossed with cherry tomatoes.
Would you serve your kids mac and cheese from a box?
There’s no excuse for not cooking from scratch. Or is there?
A wildlife presentation, a tomato cooking class, and an r&b show
Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the suburbs west of Boston.
Nothing beats a real diner — and R.I. has them
Lots of places call themselves diners, but they are mere counter restaurants. Diners are prefabricated buildings where diverse fare is served at a good price and in a fun atmosphere.
For real: Salt Lake City is America’s super gay, super cool hipster haven
Salt Lake City has turned into a gay Mecca and is on its way to achieving hipster status. This isn’t a joke.
At Cunard Tavern, octopus dumplings and Nutella Fluffernutters are both at home
Cunard Tavern in East Boston is the latest from Phil and Filippo Frattaroli featuring offbeat pub grub prepared by Eastie native Anthony Pino.
Bully Boy Distillers, Roxbury’s cool craft cocktail hot spot
The intimate, 26-seat tasting room evokes a Prohibition-era speakeasy — minus the need for a password or secret knock.
Find your perch for next month’s solar eclipse
We may not be in the “path of totality,” but we can still have a totally good time.
Lobster rolls in the Fenway and cheese curds in Brookline
Fans of classic Kennebunk, Maine, pit-stop Bennett’s Sandwich Shop don’t need to head north on Interstate 95 any longer.
Expect a personal touch when Remnant Brewing opens in Somerville’s Bow Market
Full details on the market are still being fleshed out, but think dozens of vendors offering food, drinks, and other goods out of tiny stalls.
Bloody good cocktail ideas for ‘Game of Thrones’ premiere
Arya’s List? The Last Lannisters? Here are a few suggestions for what to drink while watching “Game of Thrones” on Sunday.
Here’s a look at the Eiffel Tower restaurant Trump and Macron will dine at
The Eiffel Tower’s Jules Verne restaurant is accessible only by private elevator and is 120 meters above ground.