By only six votes, Oleana edged out Myers + Chang.
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IF YOU GO . . . Glasgow
Fares on Norwegian from Providence/T.F. Green Airport to Edinburgh start at $328 roundtrip.
Here, there, and everywhere
Here, there, and everywhere
Travel news you can use.
Where to watch the World Series (and get some good food and drinks)
If you aren’t lucky enough to snag a World Series ticket, you didn’t strike out. Here’s where you can still celebrate the Red Sox in Boston with sips, tours, even cupcakes.
From one busy parent to another: Mona’s Curryations
Once you’ve tried Curryations, “pass the vegetables” may come to be “pass the subzi.”
Recipe: Bake these shortcake buns, filled with apples and cinnamon, in a muffin pan
Roll out a quick dough that requires no yeast and no chilling, spread with cinnamon-scented sauteed apples, and cut into thick slices. Bake like muffins.
Recipe: A vegetarian lentil soup uses browned onions to boost the flavor
French green lentils, also called Le Puy lentils, hold their shape after cooking, so give this soup a little creaminess by pureeing some of it in a blender and adding it back to the pot.
Barre at the Bar lunch to raise money for breast cancer research
Get in a good workout, a healthy lunch, and do some good at the same time at the Corner Stop in Cohasset.
It’s safe to indulge in these chocolates
Gail and Mark Elvidge founded Vermont Nut Free Chocolates 20 years ago in Grand Isle, Vt., and the business keeps growing.
Say cheese! Artisanal cheese festival to take place in Somerville
The fifth annual Massachusetts Cheese Festival, Nov. 3 at Arts at the Armory in Somerville, will showcase close to a hundred of the state’s finest artisanal cheeses.
By the Glass
The tangy, dry pleasures of Fino and Manzanilla sherry
Fino and its cousin Manzanilla make fine sippers before a meal. But it’s with food that these tangy, briny white wines sing.
Getting Salty with Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli
Is a Boston restaurant really a restaurant if Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli never worked there? Now, the Cambridge and Somerville native has a restaurant of his own — Alcove, in Boston’s West End.
Want to learn about wine (and have some fun)? Here’s how
A Wine Riot tasting event is geared toward Millennials who want to learn more about wine without any of the stuffy trappings.
Trillium’s new brewery and restaurant in Fort Point opens
While the grand opening event isn’t until Oct. 29, the new brewery and restaurant opened its doors on Friday, and the crowds streamed in.
At Rebel Rebel, you can mingle with wine professionals, or just drink like one
Somerville bar Rebel Rebel is a celebration of natural wine.
Gogo eat at this seaside treasure in Winthrop
Recreations of classic Italian dishes — freshly made pasta, arancini, red sauce — all come from recipes stored in Roseann Jaworski’s memory.
Tables: Alcove opens near North Station; Fuku spices up the Seaport
Restaurant news you can use.
Is Regina Pizzeria really the best in the country?
TripAdvisor says so, but here’s why you should take that with a grain of powdered Parmesan.
Fuku to open this weekend, spicing up the Seaport
David Chang opened Fuku in New York City’s East Village in 2015 and quickly drew a following for fried chicken sandwiches. But these are no ordinary sandwiches.
Cooking | Magazine
Christopher Kimball: Three easy weeknight recipes with an international twist
Quick and delicious recipes from his new cookbook, “Milk Street: Tuesday Nights.”
The RotterTram, a sightseeing tram that’s also a dining car
It offers a fixed-price meal with drinks during the course of a ride that lasts 2½ hours and travels over some 18 miles of tracks throughout the city.
TripAdvisor says the best pizzeria in the country is right here in Boston
This Boston mainstay took the top honor based on TripAdvisor reviews, beating out New York City’s Bleecker Street Pizza.
What She’s Having
Turning back time with plantains in the Fenway
A lot’s changed in the neighborhood when it comes to food. El Pelon’s $5.75 plate of plantains hasn’t.
It’s fall in New England. Please enjoy this Brussels sprout latte.
A tongue-in-cheek guide to the region’s autumnal delights.
Yotam Ottolenghi’s newest book has the word ‘simple’ in the title. Surprisingly, a lot of it is.
Ottolenghi’s books have a cult following, but even devotees whisper about how complicated it is to cook from them. With “Ottolenghi SIMPLE,” we get many quick, easy, appealing recipes.
Q&A with Noma’s René Redzepi and David Zilber of famed restaurant Noma
In a new book, Noma’s chef and owner, René Redzepi, and David Zilber, who runs the restaurant’s fermentation lab, set out to demystify the restaurant’s approach to fermentation in a how-to aimed at home cooks.
Waku, a wellness tea with roots in Ecuador
With help from Babson College’s Summer Venture Program for student entrepreneurs and a successful crowd-funding campaign, two men who grew up on Ecuador launched the product last fall.
Trade those trademark mice for ghosts — for a month at least
L.A. Burdick’s little ghosts are hand-piped and filled with dark chocolate ganache blended with pumpkin, spices, and cider, and enrobed in a sheet of white chocolate.
Recipe: Pudding cakes, like this one with apples and caramel, are old-fashioned, magical desserts
In the oven, the batter in a pudding cake rises to the top, forming a cake, while the liquids sink to the bottom to make a sauce.
Recipe: Your trusty sheet pan holds chicken breasts surrounded by colorful balsamic peppers
Choose a combination of red, orange, and yellow bell peppers for this chicken dish.
Inside Noma’s sleek fermentation lab
Located in a former military warehouse that was converted earlier this year into the restaurant’s sleek and elegant new home — known as Noma 2.0 — the fermentation lab was designed from the ground up by David Zilber, head of fermentation for the restaurant.
Boston’s on board
Vermont’s JK Adams, known for their beautifully crafted serving boards and trays, added the Cityscape Collection, a series of servers engraved with eight US city skylines, including Boston.
Ottolenghi’s skin-crisped salmon fillets with pine-nut salsa was mentioned in a British movie
A salmon dish in “Ottolenghi SIMPLE” is attributed to Bridget Jones because of a line in the movie “Bridget Jones’s Baby” about the dish; it didn’t exist until now.
From ‘Ottolenghi SIMPLE,’ cherry tomatoes are charred and spooned over yogurt
In the cookbook “Ottolenghi SIMPLE,” the author writes, “One of the beauties of this dish lies in the exciting contrast between the hot, juicy tomatoes and fridge-cold yogurt.”
The confident cook
Recipe: Use the prep-as-you-go method for this one-pan dish of cauliflower, chickpeas, and greens
Many dishes require a time-consuming mise en place (everything prepped). Not this one.
Cheers to beers made with grain that’s malted locally
Of the four main ingredients in beer — water, hops, yeast, and grain — the latter might get the least credit.
Getting Salty with Jo Megwa of Piattini and Ora
Megwa grew up in East Boston, the youngest of 10 children. She’s the only one not born in Italy — but you’d never know it.
William Coors, ultraconservative head of brewery, dies at 102
The brewing company executive’s anti-union policies incurred boycotts and the wrath of organized labor, civil rights groups, and minorities.
Cooking | Magazine
Recipes: Apple salads with Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and even caramel
Make the most of the fall harvest with these seasonal salad options.
Where to Eat
Where to eat in Greater Boston
A selection of recent dining reviews from around the region, by Globe critics.
Getting a taste of Union Square vs. the Seaport
Somerville’s Union Square versus Boston’s Seaport. We set out to compare a night out in both neighborhoods. Here is what we found.
The James elevates the Irish bar experience
Henry and Dowling looked at more than a dozen potential spots for their pub. Then they heard about the location tucked just off Great Plain Avenue in Needham.
Tables: Erbaluce will close at year’s end, MET Natick opens, and a retro arcade debuts
Restaurant news you can use.
Saloniki goes to Harvard
The third and flagship location of Greek fast-casual restaurant Saloniki has a larger menu than its siblings in the Fenway and Central Square.
A new arcade-themed bar called Versus opens in downtown Boston this week
Versus — which will feature games like “Ms. Pac Man,” “Mortal Kombat,” Skee-Ball, and cornhole — opens to the public at noon Thursday.
New Hampshire tavern offers steak tips as reward for tracking down burglar
They’re willing to trade some steak tips for some inside tips.
Fellow chefs turn out for Jason Santos’s wedding
The season seven runner-up on “Hell’s Kitchen” and Thuy Le, a pharmaceutical sales rep, tied the knot at the Hillside Country Club in Rehoboth on Sunday.