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Where to grab a drink in Providence
From hidden speak-easies to a rooftop bar where you can see and be seen, Providence pours some pretty fantastic cocktails.
Shopping Providence’s best farmers market
Don’t miss these delicious finds at the Hope Street Farmers Market.
From Smuttynose, a beer of a different color
Smuttynose Brewing Company’s Blackberry Short Weisse is as pleasing as it is purple.
From the Bar
A badger, some boar, some gnocchi, a pour
At Viale in Cambridge, try this 2014 Barbera d’Asti with the fanciful name.
In the Millennium Tower, a visit to Pabu, where the sashimi is pristine
When the elevator is private, when a celebrity chef is involved, and when the fish soup costs $59, Pabu — “pub” in Japanese — has lost the right to the term.
A think tank for food
Boston’s first Food Tank Summit features talks and panel discussions centered around food security, agriculture, policy, and innovation.
What is the science behind flavor?
Science writer Bob Holmes explores “our most neglected sense” in a book on the subject.
By the Glass
Riesling: How sweet is it anyway?
Entry-level pours from the Rheingau offer both artisanship and everyday enjoyment.
The Confident Cook
How to make whole roast fish, restaurant style
You know that whole branzino you see on every fancy menu? It’s pretty easy to prepare at home.
Review: In Newton, pizza two ways at Anthony’s and Stone L’Oven
You don’t have to walk far to stumble on a good pie in this town.
Pickles for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Rosen’s fermented vegetables are deliciously sour, garlicky, and crunchy.
Recipe: roasted root vegetable soup
A main-course bowl stocked with intensely flavored, caramelized beets, turnips, fennel, and more.
Recipe: honey-glazed pork
This simple technique yields a richly lacquered roast.
It’s syrup season at Ioka Valley Farm
The Hancock farm will be boiling from 18,000 taps this season.
New wine bar and concert venue to open near North Station
City Winery is slated to open this summer.
Goodbye, Baja Betty’s . . . Hello, Boca Grande!
A new taqueria is opening in Brookline Village.
The new ballpark food at Fenway Park this year? Lobster poutine.
In addition to Chris Sale, Red Sox fans can look forward to a slate of exotic seafood concessions this season at Fenway.
A visit to Frenchie, bringing savoir faire and Sancerre to the South End
This little wine bar is an oasis of neighborhood charm.
A replacement for Bondir in Concord, an Indonesian pop-up for Wink & Nod, and other restaurant news
Plus: Restaurateur Jack Bardy (Beat Brasserie, The Beehive) has something new in the works.
A French red that is the first to vanish from the cellar
From Chiroubles, the highest of the Beaujolais crus, this bottle showcases the talents of winemaker Jean-Pierre Large.
Cooking | Magazine
Vietnamese banh mi recipes to relish
Three takes on the classic Saigon-style sandwich make for a crunchy, flavorful meal.
When brewers collaborate, or how Narragansett returned to Rhode Island
Isle Brewers Guild in Pawtucket, a project from Narragansett, Newburyport Brewing Co., and several other brewers and distillers, opens to the public in April.
From the Bar
How to make the Blue Room’s Upside Down cocktail
It’s a crazy mixed-up world of gin, vermouth, cognac, and Fernet.
Bridge closure leaves California’s Big Sur community reeling
Almost all the hotels, restaurants, and state parks were cut off when a bridge on the central coast crumbled last month..
After a decade, Gourmet Dumpling House is still going strong
The popular Chinatown restaurant often has lines snaking down the block — and not just for the dumplings.
The influential UK chef and author you haven’t heard of (yet)
When River Cottage’s Gill Meller released his first cookbook, “Gather,” the food world collectively swooned.
Benedetto, where the intelligentsia eat Italian
Don’t be surprised if you bump into nerd-celebs. And don’t neglect to order dessert.
Deborah Madison reflects on vegetarian cooking then and now
The influential cookbook author collects favorite recipes from over the decades in her latest, “In My Kitchen.”
The confident cook
Yet another technique for roasting chicken? This time treat it like ravioli.
In this recipe from French-cooking legend Richard Olney, you butterfly the bird, then slip a ricotta mixture under its skin.
Her documentary focuses on women working in the restaurant industry
‘A Fine Line’ looks at issues such as equal pay for equal work and parental leave.
Her store looks like an apothecary and smells like the spices of the world
In Cambridge, Claire Cheney’s Curio Spice Co. awakens your senses with aromas from Madagascar, Cambodia, Greece, and beyond.
Branch Line’s roast chicken comes home
The Watertown restaurant is running a special takeout dinner for two.
Recipe: barley, squash, and portobello mushrooms with dill dressing
This earthy, nutty salad manages to make winter squash feel fresh again.
Recipe: orange and olive salad with citrus dressing
Bright, layered flavors make this dish a pleasure to eat.
Recipe: chocolate-rye brownies with bay leaves and almonds
These wonderful, fragrant brownies aren’t like any you’ve baked before.
Recipe: halibut with anchovies, cream, and rosemary
In this sauce, an unusual combination of ingredients tastes meant-to-be.
Recipe | The confident cook
Keep St. Patrick’s Day going with a modernized corned beef and cabbage
The Irish-American dish (a.k.a. New England Boiled Dinner) becomes something truly special with a few tweaks.
Cooking | magazine
Recipes: How to jazz up your next meat loaf
Try something a little different with these easy Italian-American, French, and all-American variations on a menu staple.
Film, talk dig into topic of women chefs
Boston Public Market will host an event to preview a trailer for a forthcoming documentary exploring the challenges of women in the restaurant industry.
An early look at by CHLOE
Come to this Seaport District bastion of vegan cuisine for kale with a side of envy.
Dave’s Fresh Pasta to open Semolina, Frenchie brings on brunch, and other restaurant news
Plus, Juliet introduces an Italian Sunday supper. It’s called Romeo’s, of course.
How to make Franklin Cafe’s Smokey Taylor cocktail
The Moscow Mule goes to Mexico.
Nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical Center approve one-day strike
Nine stories you may have missed Tuesday from the world of business.
New England has a strong presence on this year’s James Beard award list
Ken Oringer, Maura Kilpatrick, and Karen Akunowicz are among the finalists for the prestigious food-world honors.
Spring travel | Magazine
One excellent tour of New England’s brewery coast
Two beer-loving friends check out the good stuff on tap from Ipswich, Mass., to Freeport, Maine.
Spring Travel | Magazine
A mini glossary of beer terms
Brush up on your lingo before you brewery hop.