Dining Out

Dining Out reviews

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Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Design New England

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An architect turns his old barn in Newport, Rhode Island, into a light-filled multipurpose haven for family and guests.

Latest Lifestyle headlines

A view of Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s property in Palm Beach, Fla.


Trump buddy Bill Belichick is a Mar-a-Lago member

It’s unclear how long the Pats coach has had membership.

Natalie C. Anderson


BPL writer in residence gets movie deal

Natalie Anderson’s first novel is picked up by actress Kerry Washington.

Ask Amy

One-night stand creates an ethical dilemma

Advice from Amy Dickinson

Patriots receiver Julian Edelman at the Super Bowl.


Julian Edelman appears in new car ad

But where’s his beard?

CDC temporarily halts work at biosafety labs because of air hose concerns

About 100 employees have worked in the labs, at CDC’s Atlanta headquarters, since 2008 when the air hoses were introduced.

Kate Upton on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.


Local designer gets exposure in SI Swimsuit Issue

Belmont resident Neide Hall designed one of the suits worn by Kate Upton.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft.


Kraft brings a date to Celtics game

The Patriots owner arrived at TD Garden on Wednesday with an attractive young blond woman.


Your week ahead

Five things to do around Boston, Feb. 20-26

The Original Harlem Globetrotters, “Stage Kiss,” NerdCon, and more.

Style Watch

Creating distinct spaces for sisters, who happen to be neighbors

Decorating side-by-side town homes in Newton for two clients with different tastes.


Kia Niro is a very affordable hybrid SUV

Even with luxury features added, such as a premium sound system, leather-trimmed seats, and a power sunroof, the 2017 Niro can still be priced under $31,000.

love letters

Chad has made her doubt her ability to trust

Now she’s met this really great guy who is not at all like Chad. She trusts him, but the trouble is, she’s instilled a deep mistrust of men that are romantically interested in her.


‘Overlearning’ helps lock in new skills, study says

Just 20 minutes of overlearning locks in a new skill, shielding it from being overwritten by other information, according to a recent study.

Swordfish at Lion’s Tail.

Quick bite

Where to drink cocktails called Good Luck Finding a DJ Who Can Move & Shake Like Thissssssss and Paul Rudd’s Hawaiian Name in Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Wild things are shaking at Lion’s Tail in the South End’s Ink Block complex.

Carl Dooley, the chef at The Table at Season to Taste.

hot ticket

These two chefs make for a tasty team

Two of the hottest chefs around — Carl Dooley and Mark McCann — join forces for a one-night-only feast Feb. 22.

Skiers at the Aspen Highlands in Colorado during a ski mountaineering race.

The hottest new way to ski resorts: Uphill skiing and snowboarding

At least 38 New England ski areas allow uphilling, also known as alpine touring or skinning, while California, Colorado, and Utah have become hotbeds for skinning up resorts out west.

Some options for activities on the Cape in the winter include the Cape Codder Resort’s water park.

Why the Cape in the winter is absolutely perfect

It is quiet, and then some. And many Cape Codders wouldn’t have it any other way.

There are no jeeps on this Zambia safari — just feet

Perfumed with DEET, I tried hard not to think about the plan for the day: Tracking lions on foot in the wild.

A skier takes on Tuckerman Ravine on Mt. Washington.

Deep powder, steep slopes tempt backcountry skiers in New Hampshire’s Presidential Range

Backcountry skiing is a burgeoning pursuit, enticing thousands per year away from the crowded slopes of established ski resorts.

The best fireplaces in Boston hotels

There’s something special about a hotel room with a fireplace.

Sint Andrieshofje is one of the oldest hidden courtyards in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam’s hidden gems: The inner courtyards

Hiding in plain sight are the capital city’s hofjes — inner courtyards both sheltered from the world and inhabiting a world of their own.


Casting call for ‘Proud Mary’

Here’s your chance to audition for a new movie starring Taraji P. Henson.

A place setting of the Grey Marble stoneware collection from Simon Pearce.


Cloudy with a chance of meatballs

Beautiful pottery that looks as good on an iPhone as it does on the table

My Instagram

CJ Cassidy

A bank analyst revels in a world beyond numbers when he’s behind the camera.

The One Thing

Madewell debuts intimates line

Madewell launches line of uncomplicated underthings

Mario Cantone in Bolinas, Calif.

The VIP Lounge with Mario Cantone

We caught up with Mario Cantone, a 1982 graduate of Emerson College, to talk about all things travel.

Here, there, and everywhere

Get your kids away from their screens and into the outdoors with lunch-tray races and biking adventures.

Hillary Clinton used a ceremony Thursday honoring Oscar de la Renta to celebrate the contributions of immigrants.

Clinton praises Oscar de la Renta as proud immigrant

Hillary Clinton used a ceremony Thursday honoring Oscar de la Renta to celebrate the contributions of immigrants.

Max Berkowitz and Lou Alexander on the set of


‘Pillow Talk Show’ covers sports stars in a whole new way

The program, which premiered on NESN.com this week, is like nothing you’ve seen before.

PewDiePie on the red carpet at the inaugural Social Star Awards in Singapore in 2013.

YouTube star’s anti-Semitic posts a wake-up call for parents

If pop culture has taught us anything, it’s that 50 million fans can’t be wrong. Except when they are.

Josh Lewin is co-owner of Juliet in Somerville, one of the Massachusetts restaurants that have joined a national Sanctuary Restaurants movement.

What does Trump’s crackdown on immigration mean for restaurants?

Those who work in the industry are speaking out, getting organized, and raising money to support immigrants’ rights.

A sign on the door to Modelo’s Market Cafe in Somerville. The market is closed as part of the Day Without Immigrants protest.

What’s closed in the Boston area for the Day Without Immigrants protests?

“Rather than getting 20 or 30 menu options, you will get three, because that’s the best we can do without our immigrant workers,” said one owner.

A beer in the Barrel House Z tap room.


Taste your way through the tap room at Barrel House Z

A visit to the Weymouth operation is a lesson in the possibilities of barrel aging.

Miss Conduct

Advice: When ‘I’m sorry’ isn’t the best response to a death

But there’s an easy six-word extension to it that’s always the perfect thing to say.

MILWAUKEE, WI - FEBRUARY 13: Protestors gather at the Milwaukee County Courthouse where they attend a rally against President Donald Trumps policy on immigration February 13, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As well groups are calling for a general strike against controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke who plans to turn sheriffs into immigration agents. (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

‘Day Without Immigrants’ aims to show importance of migrants

The boycott calls for immigrants not to attend work, open their businesses, spend money, or even send their children to school.

FILE - This combination of file photos shows Kim Jong Nam, left, exiled half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, in Narita, Japan, on May 4, 2001, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on May 9, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Kim Jong Nam, 46, was targeted Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in a shopping concourse at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia, and died on the way to the hospital, according to a Malaysian government official. (AP Photos/Shizuo Kambayashi, Wong Maye-E, File)

More arrests in death of N. Korean leader’s half brother

South Korea’s spy agency, the National Intelligence Service, said Wednesday that North Korea had been trying for five years to kill Kim Jong Nam.

Love Letters

He’s bothered by R-rated video he found on her computer

She was at a bachelorette party, not doing anything X-rated, but dancing with some strippers in a strip club. I don’t know why, but it’s bothering me.

Dave Marciano on season 6 of “Wicked Tuna.”


‘Wicked Tuna’ returns for a sixth season

The first episode of the new season premieres March 12.


Mass Cultural Council presents the 2017 Commonwealth Awards

Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart and Fitchburg Mayor Stephen DiNatale were among this year’s honorees.

Piers Morgan (left) and J.K. Rowling

Everything you need to know about the Piers Morgan-J.K. Rowling Twitter war

If online fights between celebs are your thing, check out what’s been going on between Rowling and Morgan.

MEMA recommends you rake your roof. Here’s how.

Heavy, wet snow can collapse roofs or lead to ice dams. Here is how to get rid of it safely.

Emmy Rossum and Meghna Chakrabarti at WBUR’s “Modern Love Live.”


Emmy Rossum appears at the Wilbur for ‘Modern Love Live’

The “Shameless” costar joined other actors in reading “Modern Love” essays to a sold-out crowd.

The Flatbread Company (Davis Square site above) is opening its first Boston location.


Buttermilk & Bourbon on tap, Flatbread is spreading, and other restaurant news

Plus: Ivan Ramen is popping up at Uni.

Maura Kilpatrick (left) and Ana Sortun of Oleana in Cambridge are up for James Beard awards for outstanding pastry chef and outstanding chef, respectively.

Who are the semifinalists for the 2017 James Beard awards?

This year sees many contenders for national nominations in the Boston area and beyond.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘I showed up early with a vase of flowers’

Do we have a budding romance on our hands?

Love Letters

Is my crush leading me on?

The guy she likes tells her friends he isn’t into her. So why is he holding her hand?

The latest in Boston real estate

Whether you’re buying or selling, or just like to look at houses, condos and apartments, this is the place for you.