quick bite

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/21/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/IMG_5553.jpg Snacky foods are a hit at Tony C’s

The new arrival at Somerville’s Assembly Row is named for Red Sox hero Tony Conigliaro.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/21/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/boston-wine1.jpg From Boston Wine Expo to Viale’s brunch

Restaurant openings and closings in the Boston area.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/15/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/turner011515FOOD22Plated20.jpg Don’t expect traditional French escargots from Michael Scelfo

The Alden & Harlow chef-owner’s new muse is an often-ignored mollusk, at least in this part of the world. He’s celebrating the humble snail.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/12/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/22bar_RedLantern-2A.jpg Recipe for candied ginger cocktail

Those classic drinks that comfort us throughout the winter months take a refreshing turn at Red Lantern Restaurant & Lounge.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/14/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/mayor1A.jpg ‘Mayor’s Corner’ in the Tip Tap Room

The Tip Tap Room commissioned a painting of all of Boston’s notable mayors, which hangs above a corner booth.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/14/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/maeda_21knish_g2.jpg What’s in a knish, anyway?

In Brookline’s Coolidge Corner, there are three knish-serving delis within minutes of each other, all with a combination of nostalgia and innovation.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/03/14/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/LincolnTavern01.jpg Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar to open

The sibling restaurant to South Boston’s Lincoln Tavern opens tonight at 412 W. Broadway.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/21/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/brussels1[1]-3896.jpg Survey: Boston likes Web booking, Brussels sprouts

Zagat released a 17-city dining trends survey, noting that 61 percent of diners nationally book via the Internet, up 9 percent from last year.

“Top Chef” alum Angelo Sosa and New York radio host Angie Martinez co-wrote the “Healthy Latin Eating” cookbook.


Angelo Sosa, Angie Martinez explore healthy Latin cooking

“Top Chef” alum Angelo Sosa and New York radio host Angie Martinez co-wrote the “Healthy Latin Eating” cookbook.

seasonal recipe

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/05/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/SpanishshrimpHRA.jpg Recipe for Spanish-style shrimp with garlic

The classic tapa from Spain begins with large shrimp, so it’s also good as a main course for a light supper.

Baked beans and innovation on ‘Top Chef: Boston’

This week’s episode does right by Boston, challenging people’s ideas about what it is and is not.

Flank steak with salsa verde and smashed potatoes with herbs

Sally Pasley Vargas for The Boston Globe

Sunday Supper

Broil a steak, add salsa, then toss with farro in a salad

Begin with broiled steak, serve with smashed potatoes, then toss the steak with farro, snap peas, broccolini, and a mustard vinaigrette.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/16/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Advance/Images/dessert.jpg Kid paradise at The Dessert Workshop

At the colorful Needham shop, customers can choose one of several project kits to assemble such items as a layered Mason-jar dessert.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/14/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/BlakesChickenDinnerCasseroleA.jpg Comfort food for the coldest days from Blake’s All Natural Foods

The frozen casserole from Blake’s All Natural Foods of Concord, N.H., is a warm meal when you don’t have much time.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/14/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/maeda_21farmconf_g5.jpg Farm-to-school movement reaches the Commonwealth

The 2015 Massachusetts Farm to Cafeteria Conference covered an impressive number of topics.

Food & Travel

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/03/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/882A.jpg Budapest walking tour begins with morning liqueur

A Taste Hungary walking culinary tour will show you that this beautiful Eastern European city has more to offer than gulyas (goulash).

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/apricotwings4_editedA--90x90.jpg Essential recipes for Super Bowl XLIX

From crispy salt and pepper wings to 7-layer dip, we have you covered.

Dining capsules

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/17dining1.jpg Dining guide

Cheap eats and dining out reviews of area restaurants.

The best and worst from Boston dining

devra first

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/30/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/09dining1--90x90.jpg The 2014 Boston restaurant awards

Boston ate well in 2014. Let’s take a look back at the highs and lows — the tastes, restaurants, and people that made this a year to remember.

Best wines under $20

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/31/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Advance/Images/05plonkapix17.jpg 10th annual Plonkapalooza: Best wines under $20

Sommeliers sampled 25 whites, 25 reds, all under $20, and uncorked some surprises among the winning wines.

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.

New England diners

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/p24_Jamie_Floyd.jpg 16 must-visit New England diners

These restaurants greet their guests with good food, down-to-earth atmosphere, and friendly prices.

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 entertains, plus Clover Food Lab’s secret ingredient.