On the dining scene, novelty now comes in the form of happenings rather than openings. 4:46 p.m.
Cheese dogs, Kool-Aid pickles, and idiosyncratic humor are on the menu. 12:00 p.m.
Boston natives look inward and ahead, while also reflecting on the progress of the past three years. 12:00 p.m.
These duos personify grit and resilience. 12:00 p.m.
Laden with chunks of fresh lobster meat (almost a pound), it’s filled with carrots, peas, shallots, and potatoes in heavy cream with seasonings. 12:00 p.m.
In September, it launched a partnership with waste management firm TerraCycle to clean, melt, and turn its packaging into new products for retailers, such as benches and picnic tables. 12:00 p.m.
Large, meaty, and flavorful, the sardines from Portugal aren’t smoked but cooked before they are hand-packed in either olive oil, hot vegetable oil, or mild or spicy tomato sauce. 12:00 p.m.
Restaurant news you can use. 12:27 p.m.
These days, even desserts hurt. 10:20 a.m.
The Dial at Cambridge’s 907 Main serves a global menu, even while the world feels small. 8:49 a.m.
A Newton Centre gastropub serves up what we need right now: comfort, normalcy, and lamb meatballs. 3:48 p.m.
I’m not a huge hard seltzer fan. Would I like Bask — which hits the Boston retail market Oct. 15 — more than the others? 12:00 p.m.