July 22, 2012 The Boston Globe Magazine

The best hot dogs

Results of a Globe Magazine tasting. By Globe Magazine staff and friends

The Sweet Cheeks chef on grilling greens — here, escarole and red chard — at home: “I grill them quickly at high heat, maybe two to three minutes a side.” The chard stays on longer, “on a lower part of the grill for about 10 minutes.”

Chef Tiffani Faison: Taking the heat

The Sweet Cheeks chef talks about barbecue, business, and what she loves to grill at home. By Devra First

Connected, powerful 21st-century moms

Using the strength of their online networks, moms today communicate far beyond the backyard fence and at lightning-fast speed. And that means their influence is nothing to trifle with. By Melissa Schorr

Dinner With Cupid

Justin Williams and Lois Carter. Dinner With Cupid: Blind date between health care professionals

Will these two discover a cure for lovesickness?


Marblehead’s bustling waterfront

At historic Tucker’s Wharf, the sounds of the sea can be heard. By Scott Helman

Globe magazine | Connections

You’ve got mail — and it’s insane

An outspoken author discovers that if you publish your e-mail address online, readers will bring the crazy. By Steve Almond

Style Watch

A Cambridge condo goes sophisticated

With an elegant renovation, this unit on the Charles gets an interior that lives up to its view. By Jaci Conry


Ploughman’s lunch recipes

To celebrate the Olympics in London, an updated version of a pub classic. By Adam Ried

A Restaurant’s Take

Ploughman’s in the South End

At The Gallows, an iconic dish of the British countryside gets dressed up for dinner.

First Person

Year Up’s Gerald Chertavian is a turnaround artist

Kids with a rough start can be transformed into skilled workers, according to this nonprofit founder and author of the new book A Year Up.

On the Block

For sale: condo alternatives

All under $300,000, these single-families in East Boston, Salem, and Waltham offer small spaces with big possibilities.

Out and About

 A crowd forms around dancers at the Cambridge city dance party outside City Hall in Central Square. As seen around town

The wisdom (and fun) of crowds.

Your Week Ahead

Circus Smirkus. 5 things to do in and around Boston this week

Young acrobats, chicken smarts, an easy-peasy picnic, and more


David Spade sums up his Boston state of mind

In town to film Grown Ups 2, the actor-comedian takes to Twitter to speak for lobsters.


Letters to the editor

Boston Globe Magazine readers respond to stories on the rivalry between New York and Boston.