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Taybeh Beer available in Boston-area liquor stores

The founders of the Palestinian craft beer Taybeh, Nadim and David Khoury, have ties to and family in Greater Boston, and David’s son Canaan is spearheading the brand’s US expansion into an appreciative new market.

Carrot cake on praline crust

Recipe: Almost a classic carrot cake, but set on a pecan-praline crust

Chopped nuts can get lost in a cake, but not in this one. Here, a raisin-coconut carrot cake sits on a pecan-praline crust, so every slice comes with toasted pecans.

Vietnamese-style fried rice with tofu and greens

Seasonal Recipes

Recipe: Vietnamese fried rice with tofu and greens is sweet, salty, hot, and fragrant

Fried rice is one of those dishes that saves the day and you can improvise with anything you have on hand. This version is tossed with eggs, tofu, and leafy greens.

Wicked Twisted Pretzels rock the local snack scene

A Bavarian pretzel shop in the neighborhood where two brothers grew up in upstate New York inspired them to start their own pretzel business.

Think warm thoughts with Sparkling Blood Orange Ginger Beer

For a pick-me-up, pair Powell & Mahoney’s new Sparkling Blood Orange Ginger Beer with vodka for a rendition of a Moscow Mule.

Philip Tessier


Q&A with chef Philip Tessier, author of ‘Chasing Bocuse: America’s Journey to the Culinary World Stage’

Tessier coached the team of American chefs last year, led by Matthew Peters, who won top prize at the Bocuse d’Or, a competition that is often called the Olympics of the food world.

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, Emanuel Zayas, 14, sits with his parents Noel Zayas and Melvis Vizcainos at Holtz Children's Hospital at Jackson Memorial in Miami. Emanuel Zayas died Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, days after doctors removed a 10-pound tumor from his face. (C.M. Guerrero/The Florida Times-Union via AP)

Cuban boy dies after surgery to remove 10-pound face tumor

The 14-year-old’s condition went downhill after the surgery at a Miami hospital.

Ask Amy

Mentor is accused of misconduct

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Getting Salty

Getting Salty with Paul Barry of Grafton Street

He started as a bartender at Bohill’s in Chelsea. Then it was on to bars in Lynn, Allston, Brighton, and in Harvard Square before he became a fixture at Grafton Street.


After five years, he’s the same guy

“Back when I was 20 . . . I didn’t care that he didn’t really have any goals in life.”

Niels Hoegel hid his face during a hearing in February, 2015.

German nurse charged with 97 more murders at hospitals

Niels Hoegel said during his trial he intentionally brought about cardiac crises in about 90 patients because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.

Ask Amy

Life with a hoarder has become a nightmare

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Have an old car, like this 1991 Ford Taurus? You wheels could find their way onto a new TV show.


Casting call for people with old cars

While the pilot was not specified, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are working with Showtime to make a show called “City on a Hill.”

Jon Bon Jovi with Robert and Jonathan Kraft before Sunday’s game.


Jon Bon Jovi again on Patriots’ side

The rocker visited with the Krafts and former QB Drew Bledsoe before Sunday’s game.

French chef Paul Bocuse posed in front of the entrance of the brasserie La Coupole at the Petit Palais of Montreux, Switzerland.

Paul Bocuse, 91, globe-trotting master of French cuisine

The master chef defined French cuisine for more than a half-century and put it on tables around the world.

The 2019 Hyundai Veloster N on view at the Detroit auto show.


New small cars unveiled at auto show but will anyone buy?

Among the many shiny models vying for attention at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show are the revamped Volkswagen Jetta, Hyundai Veloster, and Kia Forte.

My Instagram

My Instagram: Ellen Crimi-Trent

With the popularity of short videos all over social media, the painter is harnessing the trend and incorporating it into her watercolor work.

Tech Nomad

Our smartphone habits are more like full-blown addictions. So how can we regain control?

Our phones aren’t so much phones anymore, they’ve become something else entirely.

Omarosa Manigault Newman.


Ousted Trump adviser Omarosa signs with Mass. speakers firm

In a yet-to-be-announced deal, Omarosa Manigault Newman has joined American Programs Bureau, a top booking firm headquartered in Newton.

Jaylen Brown of the Celtics with Amaiya Lu and Chris Garcia at the team’s practice facility on MLK Day.

Celtics players work with students on diversity ‘playbook’

Students from two middle schools gathered at the team’s practice facility in Waltham to talk about bullying, racism, bias — and how to combat them.

Albertine Press in Cambridge.


Meet the (Albertine) Press

The local design studio caters to the paper obsessed with workshops galore.

Bottles for the Boston Wine Festival.

Hot Ticket

It’s time for the Boston Wine Festival

Who needs dry January when the 29th annual event is underway at the Boston Harbor Hotel?

Globe Magazine

He just graduated from Harvard. He’s also undocumented. Will he be deported?

Dario Guerrero took his mom to Mexico when she was dying. It cost him his DACA status.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: Will two gluten-free daters add up to one sweet match?

Ordering is easier when you’re following the same diet.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do, Jan. 22-28

“Bad Dates” returns to the Huntington, Taste of Eastie, Nigerian drama at the ART, and more.

Connections | Magazine

You can learn a lot from kids’ conversations in cars

As my daughters chatter away, I begin to understand what my own mom must have been feeling listening to us in the back seat.

Miss Conduct

Advice: I was just invited via Facebook to a wedding. It’s in four days.

Is this the future of wedding invitations and I just have to get used to it?

Style Watch

A Wayland living room goes from fussy to fabulous

Pops of color liven up a sophisticated neutral color scheme.

Customers line up at Galleria Umberto.

North End’s Galleria Umberto wins James Beard America’s Classics award

The award recognizes regional restaurants, often family-owned, which have “quality food, local character, and lasting appeal.”

Boston, Massachusetts - 1/17/2018 - Theo Evans(3) look as an exhibit of penguins during a tour of the in Boston, Massachusetts, January 17, 2018. Theo is one of five children suffering a life threatening illness being treated at Massachusetts General Hospital that the Aquarium hosted for a private tour. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

For one night, these kids had the run of the Aquarium

Three pediatric patients and their families made the aquarium their playground as part of the Sea Exploration and Adventure Star program.

Love Letters

‘I’m going broke trying to keep us afloat’

The apartment is expensive and has put a financial strain on both of us. I have a better job than my partner so I pay more than half of the rent.

Actor Channing Tatum is a partner in the club Saints and Sinners in New Orleans.


More actors, singers, and athletes are opening their own hotels, restaurants, bars, and stores

It is a happy time for actors, singers, football players, and race-car drivers to open their own hotels, restaurants, bars, and stores.

The VIP Lounge with Martha Stewart

We caught up with the lifestyle queen to talk about all things travel.

An outdoor fire performance amid ice and lights at Ice Castles.

How do the Ice Castles get made, anyway?

A crew of 40 grew 5,000 to 12,000 icicles per day to create the attraction in Lincoln, N.H.

Start planning your 2018 vacation now: Here are the best times to book flights

‘‘This is a great time of the year to start planning a trip,’’ said Patrick Surry, chief data scientist at Hopper, the online booking site and soothsayer.

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum is filled with hands-on exhibits, murals, and beloved characters.

Springfield springs forward

This often overlooked, family-friendly destination, a mere 90 miles or so from Boston, has a lot happening.

Canine guests at the Topnotch Resort in Stowe, Vt., are allowed time on the tennis courts to play fetch.

Lap of luxury: The travel industry’s pet project involves dog massages and Barbour accessories

When hotels accommodate pets, people on vacation stay longer and are more relaxed. The sharpest increase has been among luxury hotels, 80 percent of which have gone pet-friendly.

The writer and his daughter at Big Sur.

California is my sunshine state

As families plan their winter getaways, Florida comes to mind. But California is the place that calls us.

Love Letters

He needs to have a backbone with his family

The issue is his family HATES me and the fact that we are together. They are extremely racist and will never accept me, my biracial children, or the age difference.

Stio parka

Here, there, and everywhere

When it’s cold, The Colonnade Hotel gives you a break.

Gunmen kill two polio workers in Pakistan

Gunmen shot and killed a mother and her daughter who were working for an anti-polio campaign underway in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta on Thursday, police said.

The blood test in the study found about 70 percent of eight common types of cancer in the 1,005 patients.

Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives promising results

In many cases, the test narrowed the possible origin of the cancer to one or two places, such as colon or lung.

Hospital groups creating company to make cheap generic drugs

Several major not-for-profit hospital groups are trying their own solution to drug shortages and high prices.

Arkansas health officials say 150 people exposed to measles

Officials say those exposed to measles include passengers on United Airlines Flight 5314 on Jan. 10, as well as people in the University of Arkansas at Medical Science’s emergency room on Jan. 11.

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal (left) and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman at the Rome Film Festival last year.


Boston nonprofit again upset about able-bodied actor playing individual with disability

The Ruderman Family Foundation, which objected to Jake Gyllenhaal playing Jeff Bauman in “Stronger,” has criticized the casting of Joaquin Phoenix in a new Gus Van Sant film.