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Cheap Eats

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There are dishes you can order for under $20 at eateries.

Latest Food & Dining headlines

A sampling of the alcohol-infused ice cream brands that have been on sale at Daddy’s Dairy for the past year.

Ice cream headache: Regulators put a freeze on booze-infused flavors

Anyone who incorporates wine, beer, or spirits into their recipes must now file for a special exemption from the federal government.

The Informer: A pop-up restaurant, a charity race, and a TEDx audition

Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the suburbs west of Boston.


Things aren’t looking cloudy for Rhinegeist Brewery

Those murky New England IPAs are great, but this Cincinnati outfit has other things in mind


The Hourly Oyster House opens, Pink Samurai closes ‘temporarily,’ and other restaurant news

Plus: Refine your kitchen game with cooking classes at Townsman

The Coop burger at Mainely Burgers.

Quick Bite

Mainely Burgers, but in Massachusetts

This is the first restaurant for brothers Jack and Max Barber, who run three Mainely food trucks in — you guessed it — Maine.

On the menu at Haley.Henry, a slate of mangalica.

Cheap Eats

Haley.Henry: a few glasses of wine, a few tins of fish, and a happy place

You’re greeted so earnestly that any awkwardness at the door melts away.


Pumpkin beer for beer geeks

Funky Pumpkin and the new Funkier Pumpkin will never be mistaken for Thanksgiving pie

Representative James P. McGovern of the 2nd Congressional District of Massachusetts.


A James Beard award for fighting hunger?

Why one Massachusetts congressman is being honored for his work.

Dining Decor

The story behind Deadhorse Hill’s chalkboard mural

That’s one crazy octopus.

How to make No. 9 Park’s Palmyra cocktail

Simplicity never goes out of fashion

Just how much sugar do Americans consume? It’s complicated

Sugar has become the nutritional villain du jour, but just how bad is our addiction? The answer is tricky.

Dorothy Cann Hamilton created the French Culinary Institute in New York in 1984. Restaurateur and Food Network host Bobby Flay was among its first students.

Dorothy Cann Hamilton, 67; founded French culinary institute

Ms. Hamilton’s vocational course in Nova Scotia evolved into one of the world’s leading culinary schools.

A can of Ramon Pena mussels. Saltie Girl specializes in tinned seafood.

Dining out

Yes, tinned seafood at Saltie Girl is a deluge of pure delight

The inspiration for Saltie Girl Seafood Bar traces to a legendary tapas bar in Barcelona. If only all of the dishes didn’t arrive at once.

Korean cheese corn

How to make Korean barbecue at home

There’s a good bit of prep, but nothing complicated — and it’s fun.

Steak, mushrooms, garlic, and chiles on a tabletop grill.

Where to find the area’s best Korean barbecue

Fierce flavors, spectacular sides, and the joy of tabletop grilling.

Kellogg recalls about 10,000 cases of Eggo waffles over listeria fear

Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine are among the states affected by the recall.

Snakku delivers Japanese snacks

Artisanal rice crackers and red bean paste-filled mochi, right to your door.

Recipe for zucchini and Parmesan quiche

What to take to your next potluck

Recipe for corn and black bean quesadillas with peach salsa

A versatile snack, elevated to supper fare

Displaced Syrians in Al-Shadadi district in Al-Hassakeh, northeast Syria, wait for WFP food trucks that bring them their monthly food rations.

Two ways to help feed the hungry in Syria

The World Food Programme’s food boxes serve 4 million people a month in Syria, while an app makes a difference in small increments.

Jane Ziegelman and Andrew Coe coauthored


And dessert was prune pudding: a look at the food history of the Great Depression

Who was this Aunt Sammy, anyway?

Recipe for grilled cabbage ‘dumplings’

Inspired by tradition, but wrapped in a leafy green

Dunk. Eat. Repeat.

Kiff makes South African rusks, meant for accompanying coffee or tea.

Chop chop!

A gadget that cuts your food, quick and easy.

The confident cook

Is it a soupy pasta or a pasta soup? Either way, it’s a weeknight classic.

Pasta e fagioli gets topped with crushed red pepper, Parmesan, and herbs.

Adam Salomone (left) and Bruce Shaw in 2013 launched The Food Loft, a shared office space for food-based startups in their South End headquarters.

For companies with a food focus, Boston is fertile

Boston is getting crowded with companies seeking to change the way we eat. And the money is following.

Bill Murray apparently likes to give people drinks.

Meet Bill Murray, bartender

Some lucky bargoers in New York will see a familiar face serving drinks this weekend as Bill Murray is set to tend bar at his son’s Brooklyn restaurant.

506 on the River Inn.

Fall Travel | Magazine

7 stylish new and revamped hotels and inns across New England

Try these spots, from posh and chic to cozy and nostalgic, for a refreshing fall getaway.

Walrus & Carpenter.

Fall Travel | Magazine

Add these great tastes of fall to your to-do list

Autumn means cider in Massachusets, oysters in Rhode Island, and the best beer in the world (Vermont).

The Chef’s Barbecue Board at Lucy’s American Tavern.

quick bite

Now playing at a former video store: Lucy’s American Tavern

This sleek new Dorchester spot is hopping, even on a Monday night.

A child takes a therapeutic ride on a Lovelane horse.

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Lovelane Hoedown to support riders with special needs

Don your finest cowboy attire for an evening with the Marshall Tucker Band, Kiss 108’s Billy Costa, and many of Boston’s top chefs at the 7th Annual Lovelane Hoedown.


How does a North Fork rosé get to Cambridge? In a keg.

Now on tap at State Park: Bridge Lane’s sprightly dry pink wine

Adele raved about Blackbird Doughnuts' Boston cream bismarck during a Wednesday-night concert at TD Garden.


Who loves Blackbird Doughnuts? Adele loves Blackbird Doughnuts.

After the Grammy-winning singer told the TD Garden crowd she was a fan, the business was inundated with customers seeking the Adele-approved goodies.


Get into Oktoberfest spirit with these beers

They’re not as traditional as their German variants

Little Moss chef Max Hull with one of his locally sourced dishes.

The best little-known destination for local food lovers

Places like Farm & Coast Market and Little Moss continue to transform the South Coast.

Francesca Montillo


When cooking Italian food, it’s OK to be ‘lazy’

Got 30 minutes? That’s all you need, says cooking teacher Francesca Montillo.

In May 2014, Metro-North passengers raised a toast on the last day of New Haven Line bar car service, which ended because bar cars couldn’t connect to new coaches.

Bar cars returning to Conn.-NYC commuter trains

The Metro-North train system is restoring a tradition dating back 50 years that evoked cocktail-sipping scenes of “Mad Men.”


A Mother Juice flagship, a second Saloniki, and a return of Kimchi Kitchen

Plus other restaurant news from around town

Dining Decor

Shh, this is a tequila library

The story behind the tequila libraries at Lynnfield’s Temazcal Tequila Cantina

From the Bar

What’s furmint? It’s great with skate.

A Hungarian white complements skate wing with eggplant puree and charred tomato vinaigrette at The Townshend in Quincy.

Brisket with collards and pimento mac and cheese at the Smoke Shop.

Dining out

Don’t be confused by the shiny exterior. The Smoke Shop serves real barbecue.

Kendall Square is far from the BBQ belt, but chef Andy Husbands gets meat right.

Plum-Almond Cake

Cooking | Magazine

Recipes for 3 easy, gorgeous plum desserts

Italian prune plums shine in an almond cake, clafoutis, and more.

Grilled chicken pita pockets with mint-yogurt dressing

Recipe for grilled chicken pita pockets with mint-yogurt dressing

A sandwich full of refreshing flavors

Recipe for grilled chorizo-stuffed peppers with parsley sauce

Meet your new burger alternative.

Pickled peaches

Recipe for pickled peaches

Serve them over ice cream, and turn the syrup into peach shrub

Michael Leviton

What we talk about when we talk about food

Here’s the lineup for this year’s Let’s Talk About Food Festival

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Matt Viser | Double Shot

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