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The new ballpark food at Fenway Park this year? Lobster poutine.
In addition to Chris Sale, Red Sox fans can look forward to a slate of exotic seafood concessions this season at Fenway.
A visit to Frenchie, bringing savoir faire and Sancerre to the South End
This little wine bar is an oasis of neighborhood charm.
A replacement for Bondir in Concord, an Indonesian pop-up for Wink & Nod, and other restaurant news
Plus: Restaurateur Jack Bardy (Beat Brasserie, The Beehive) has something new in the works.
A French red that is the first to vanish from the cellar
From Chiroubles, the highest of the Beaujolais crus, this bottle showcases the talents of winemaker Jean-Pierre Large.
Cooking | Magazine
Vietnamese banh mi recipes to relish
Three takes on the classic Saigon-style sandwich make for a crunchy, flavorful meal.
When brewers collaborate, or how Narragansett returned to Rhode Island
Isle Brewers Guild in Pawtucket, a project from Narragansett, Newburyport Brewing Co., and several other brewers and distillers, opens to the public in April.
From the Bar
How to make the Blue Room’s Upside Down cocktail
It’s a crazy mixed-up world of gin, vermouth, cognac, and Fernet.
Bridge closure leaves California’s Big Sur community reeling
Almost all the hotels, restaurants, and state parks were cut off when a bridge on the central coast crumbled last month..
Deborah Madison reflects on vegetarian cooking then and now
The influential cookbook author collects favorite recipes from over the decades in her latest, “In My Kitchen.”
Her documentary focuses on women working in the restaurant industry
‘A Fine Line’ looks at issues such as equal pay for equal work and parental leave.
Her store looks like an apothecary and smells like the spices of the world
In Cambridge, Claire Cheney’s Curio Spice Co. awakens your senses with aromas from Madagascar, Cambodia, Greece, and beyond.
Branch Line’s roast chicken comes home
The Watertown restaurant is running a special takeout dinner for two.
Recipe: barley, squash, and portobello mushrooms with dill dressing
This earthy, nutty salad manages to make winter squash feel fresh again.
Recipe: orange and olive salad with citrus dressing
Bright, layered flavors make this dish a pleasure to eat.
Recipe: chocolate-rye brownies with bay leaves and almonds
These wonderful, fragrant brownies aren’t like any you’ve baked before.
Recipe: halibut with anchovies, cream, and rosemary
In this sauce, an unusual combination of ingredients tastes meant-to-be.
Recipe | The confident cook
Keep St. Patrick’s Day going with a modernized corned beef and cabbage
The Irish-American dish (a.k.a. New England Boiled Dinner) becomes something truly special with a few tweaks.
Cooking | magazine
Recipes: How to jazz up your next meat loaf
Try something a little different with these easy Italian-American, French, and all-American variations on a menu staple.
Film, talk dig into topic of women chefs
Boston Public Market will host an event to preview a trailer for a forthcoming documentary exploring the challenges of women in the restaurant industry.
Dave’s Fresh Pasta to open Semolina, Frenchie brings on brunch, and other restaurant news
Plus, Juliet introduces an Italian Sunday supper. It’s called Romeo’s, of course.
An early look at by CHLOE
Come to this Seaport District bastion of vegan cuisine for kale with a side of envy.
How to make Franklin Cafe’s Smokey Taylor cocktail
The Moscow Mule goes to Mexico.
Nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical Center approve one-day strike
Nine stories you may have missed Tuesday from the world of business.
New England has a strong presence on this year’s James Beard award list
Ken Oringer, Maura Kilpatrick, and Karen Akunowicz are among the finalists for the prestigious food-world honors.
Spring travel | Magazine
One excellent tour of New England’s brewery coast
Two beer-loving friends check out the good stuff on tap from Ipswich, Mass., to Freeport, Maine.
Spring Travel | Magazine
A mini glossary of beer terms
Brush up on your lingo before you brewery hop.
FROM THE BAR
Gewurztraminer presents a pairing puzzle
The Fireplace finds a solution with a cold-smoked, grilled pork chop.
When just good is good enough or: the case of Bistro Duet
Arlington’s French hot spot proves a restaurant doesn’t need transcendent food to find success.
Lord Hobo’s new beer, Glorious, is its best one yet
And company founder Daniel Lanigan is planning a brewery and brewpub for the Seaport.
Recipe: cheddar roasted potatoes
All the flavors of twice-baked potatoes without all the hassle.
Fish and chips forever in Boston?
St. Patrick’s Day has arrived - so when will modern Irish food reach our local pubs?
‘We need more soul food in Massachusetts’
Michelle White’s Dorchester restaurant, Next Step Soul Food Cafe, brings on the barbecue chicken, collard greens, oxtail dinners, and more.
One local man is helping to spearhead an Irish whiskey renaissance
Donal O’Gallachoir is founder and co-owner of Glendalough Distillery. “Now there’s so much pride — and so much variety. It’s definitely a movement,” he says.
St. Patrick’s Day recipes
Recipe: lamb shoulder chops braised in Irish stout
Your dinner needs a Guinness, too.
Recipe: cherry-walnut soda bread
A take on the classic, studded with tart red fruit and nuts. Slather with good butter.
Carol Field, 76, Italian food expert
Ms. Field’s classic cookbook “Italian Baking,” published in 1985, introduced Americans to regional breads like ciabatta and focaccia.
Eskimo village hopes reindeer meat will revive fortunes
The endeavor includes plans to build a new slaughterhouse with $1.8 million in federal grants.
Munch Madness begins again!
The Globe’s sort-of-annual competition to choose the best restaurant in the Boston area has begun, and we need your vote.
Cooking | Magazine
You’ll love this easy slider recipe. Andy Husbands and Chris Hart guarantee it.
Get ready for burger season with this exclusive excerpt from the new book “Pitmaster.”
At Lamplighter Brewing, it’s one flight for tradition, one flight for funk
With lines out the door on weekends, the Central Square brewing company is becoming a serious neighborhood hangout.
The Hawthorne to host book party for ‘Proper Drink’ author Simonson
The Hawthorne hosts a book party March 20 for spirts journalist Robert Simonson, so raise a glass.
Troquet moves, a pop-up stays put, and other restaurant news
Plus: The team behind Steel & Rye reveals plans for its upcoming Brookline restaurant.
Let the good times roll, and the drinks glow in the dark, at Buttermilk & Bourbon
Chef Jason Santos’s new restaurant brings Southern fare to Back Bay.
Keeping an appetite alive for the writing of Jim Harrison
“A Really Big Lunch’’ showcases the late Jim Harrison’s enthusiastic, funny, and uncompromising views on how to eat, drink, and live well.
House GOP health bill clears 2nd committee after 27 hours
After more than 27 hours of debate, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the GOP’s Obamacare replacement bill.
Elizabeth Riely, 71; celebrated food, its place in our lives
A historian of food and a culinary journalist, Ms. Riely wrote books, formerly edited the Radcliffe Culinary Times, and worked as a freelancer.