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An early look at Pammy’s, Cambridge’s new Italian(ish) trattoria
Where the Bolognese contains Korean chile paste and there’s plenty of neighborhood bonhomie.
The best cheesecake east of St. Olaf
Rue La Rue Café opened earlier this year and is dedicated to all things “Golden Girls.” Think of it as the promised land for those obsessed with the classic sitcom.
Meet the Boston native helping to change the face of Vegas
A once seedy section of Vegas has found new life thanks to Boston native Ryan Doherty.
At a small Brewster farm, a chance to stay where your food is grown
Staying at Halcyon Farm isn’t just about having a place to sleep, it’s about having an experience.
Lynch’s low moment in a year of highs
Chef Barbara Lynch has enjoyed huge success in the last year.
Lynch’s low moment in a year of highs
It’s impossible to know what led Lynch to get behind the wheel. It’s easier to draw contrasts between the early-morning incident and the huge success Lynch has enjoyed in the past year alone.
Tables: There’s so much good sandwich news these days
Those amazing Cuban sandwiches from Chez Henri are back, this time at the Automatic.
Sips: Cool off with a whiskey cooler
On a hot day, this whiskey cooler fits the mood.
Some shandys are worth your time — and some aren’t
It’s hard to know when you’ve had a subpar shandy. You can mask a bad brew with sugary juice and hide the flaws in both.
From the Bar
A pour showing nebbiolo’s lighter side pairs with rabbit sausage
Make nebbiolo a part of summertime dining.
Nibble giving budding food entrepreneurs their chance
Three years ago, Nibble — the culinary arm of the Somerville Arts Council — launched a culinary entrepreneurship program, geared toward members of the city’s immigrant groups.
Taste of Ethnic Boston comes to the Theatre District
On July 25, a dozen of Boston’s best ethnic restaurants will come together to mark the fourth annual Taste of Ethnic Boston, this year at Venue.
Food & travel
Hop on: Growler tour brings you to N.H.’s best beers
It was a good day for drinking beer. We were on the Saturday Beer Run with Granite State Growler Tours, heading to top artisan breweries on the New Hampshire seacoast.
Wild stripers are a high point of summer. Saute with herbs and add homemade tartar sauce.
Coat skinless boneless striped bass with herbs and saute briefly, then serve with homemade tartar sauce with chopped pickle, capers, and lemon juice.
The Avoquado will you get you to the guacamole stage sooner
Like a Swiss army knife but with fewer moving parts, the Avoquado has a blunt wide knife at one end to cut the avocado and separate the halves. The handle is a scoop.
A vegetarian meal of grilled eggplant with bold harissa mayo and peppery arugula on pita
A summery vegetarian meal starts with grilled pita, and adds layers of harissa mayo, grilled eggplant, and peppery arugula tossed with cherry tomatoes.
A wildlife presentation, a tomato cooking class, and an r&b show
Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the suburbs west of Boston.
For real: Salt Lake City is America’s super gay, super cool hipster haven
Salt Lake City has turned into a gay Mecca and is on its way to achieving hipster status. This isn’t a joke.
At Cunard Tavern, octopus dumplings and Nutella Fluffernutters are both at home
Cunard Tavern in East Boston is the latest from Phil and Filippo Frattaroli featuring offbeat pub grub prepared by Eastie native Anthony Pino.
Bully Boy Distillers, Roxbury’s cool craft cocktail hot spot
The intimate, 26-seat tasting room evokes a Prohibition-era speakeasy — minus the need for a password or secret knock.
Nothing beats a real diner — and R.I. has them
Lots of places call themselves diners, but they are mere counter restaurants. Diners are prefabricated buildings where diverse fare is served at a good price and in a fun atmosphere.
Find your perch for next month’s solar eclipse
We may not be in the “path of totality,” but we can still have a totally good time.
Lobster rolls in the Fenway and cheese curds in Brookline
Fans of classic Kennebunk, Maine, pit-stop Bennett’s Sandwich Shop don’t need to head north on Interstate 95 any longer.
Expect a personal touch when Remnant Brewing opens in Somerville’s Bow Market
Full details on the market are still being fleshed out, but think dozens of vendors offering food, drinks, and other goods out of tiny stalls.
Bloody good cocktail ideas for ‘Game of Thrones’ premiere
Arya’s List? The Last Lannisters? Here are a few suggestions for what to drink while watching “Game of Thrones” on Sunday.
Here’s a look at the Eiffel Tower restaurant Trump and Macron will dine at
The Eiffel Tower’s Jules Verne restaurant is accessible only by private elevator and is 120 meters above ground.
Don’t fret, parents: With a little more work, mac and cheese can still be part of the meal plan
Packaged mac and cheese is having a bad day. This recipe might cheer you and your kids up.
What’s Trump eating tonight? Blue lobster, possibly. With an incredible view of Paris
The president may expand his culinary horizons in Paris.
Cooking | Magazine
Add an international twist to your iced coffee with these recipes
Americans raised on Coolattas may be surprised to learn that the rest of the world has its own ideas about iced coffee.
From the Bar
Yellow Chartreuse gives French panache to margarita-esque drink
One thing the French always deliver on is enchanting aromas.
Turtle Swamp Brewery opens in JP
Turtle Swamp opened Memorial Day weekend in an old auto repair shop right on Washington Street.
Utah winners of Best Lobster Roll competition didn’t think they’d stand a chance
After setting up shop last Saturday in Portland, Ben and Lorin Smaha of Freshies Lobster in Park City quickly realized they were doing something right.
With Van Winkle’s latest ‘unicorn,’ bourbon may have jumped the shark
Somewhere on its journey from bottom shelf to top of mind, bourbon crossed an event horizon of some sort.
Recipe: Granola with cranberries and pepitas
Once you see how easy it is to make, you may never buy it again.
Sam Christy’s granola is a group effort, and worth the wait
The granola co-op currently has five members, and each month two members are responsible for making granola for the whole group.
New North End spot BenCotto is pitch-perfect for the neighborhood
The Hanover Street restaurant knows what its clientele want: big plates of pasta, pizza, and seafood.
The confident cook
If your garden is overflowing with produce, make a quick brine and pickle the harvest
Make a quick vinegar brine, pack it into a mason jar with whatever vegetables you bring home from the farmers’ market or pluck from your own garden and you’ve got quick summer pickles.
A growing appetite for flour from local grains
Regionally-grown and milled wheat flour, stoneground cornmeal, and gluten-free buckwheat are increasingly available at groceries, specialty stores, and by mail order.
Move this classic cold soup of potatoes, leeks, and cream to the front of your summer recipe box
A French chef in the early 20th century takes credit for introducing vichyssoise to an American audience. It’s still popular a hundred years later.
A platter of roasted marble potatoes is an appealing course all on its own
Tiny golden potatoes are boiled first, smashed with the heel of your hand, then roasted until golden. Serve with herb aioli as a course on its own or with grilled fish or meat.
Fany Gerson tells you what makes Mexican ice cream special
Gerson, who lives in New York and sells frozen treats at her La Newyorkina shops, traveled throughout Mexico to research regional ice cream recipes for her new book.
Cool gadget: The Chef’n SpiceCube Herb Freezer Tray
When you need herbs for a sauce or soup, pop out a frozen cube.
Shot glasses made of Himalayan salt
Imagine being able to give tequila an all-natural salt boost without the usual salty mess.
Sid Wainer outlet: You name it, and they most likely have it
The Gourmet Outlet is a branch of Sid Wainer & Son, a prominent specialty foods importer and distributor.
In Beverly, a fusion gem needing only polish
Alma Caribbean Fusion on Route 1A is easy to miss, but worth finding.
Cooking | Magazine
Recipes: Making a meal out of Greek appetizers
Flavorful meze can be the start of a great dinner or a meal on their own.