fb-pixel Skip to main content


People enjoy Slade's Bar & Grill on a recent Friday night. Slade's has been operating on the South End/Roxbury border since the 1930s.

Slade’s Bar & Grill: a real Boston story

The local institution is a Black history landmark, a father-daughter project, and a welcoming space for all.

The cover of the book "Kalamata’s Kitchen," the first of a series from Random House.

‘Kalamata’s Kitchen’ aims to open up a whole new world to kids

Book and website teach about different cultures through the food choices of this young eater and her stuffed-alligator sidekick, Al Dente.

A burger at Craigie on Main, which is taking part in the Dining Passport program.

Here’s how you can receive $100 in dining vouchers through the ‘Dining Passport’ program

The Cambridge and Somerville Chambers of Commerce have teamed up to help restaurants and workers affected by the pandemic.

New Jamaican jerk marinades from Hillside Harvest.

Jamaican jerk marinades from a hot-sauce maker raised in Milton

Kamaal Jarrett’s Hillside Harvest offers spicy and mild versions of the savory-sweet mixture.

Jose Duarte, chef/owner of the Peruvian restauran Tambo 22 in Chelsea.

‘Customers will need to learn that the restaurant business will never be the same again’

COVID-19 has wrought devastation but also an opportunity to create a new way forward. Here’s what workers want the community to know.

Beau Sturm runs The Sunset Club, opening in July in Newburyport.

Beau Sturm plans a plum new restaurant on Plum Island

The Sunset Club, with oysters and tacos, opens in July from the Trina’s Starlite Lounge team.

The Ploughman's Platter at The Gallows restaurant, which is ending its 11-year run in the South End.

MIDA arrives in Newton, and the Trina’s Starlite team docks on Plum Island

Restaurant news you can use.

This is what is known as the quarantine mullet: business on top, PJ party on the bottom. And yes, it's perfectly acceptable to wear this style in restaurants now.

How to eat at a restaurant

A handy guide for those who have forgotten how to behave in public.

Summer is the perfect time for a lobster roll, like this one from Milly's Skillet.

Tell us: Where are your favorite places to get lobster rolls?

Globe correspondents Diane Bair and Pamela Wright recently ate their way through the supposed “best” lobster rolls in New England. The comments and reactions made it clear: New England residents have strong opinions about lobster rolls.

Seasonal salts from SalterieOne.

A showroom to showcase locally made salts

Lily Leedom opened SalterieOne Showroom in Duxbury, selling natural sea salt hand-harvested from Duxbury Bay.

The Night Shift Brewing and One Mighty Mill Stay at Home Dad collaboration.

Father’s Day coffee and bagels from two local producers is one mighty great gift

Night Shift Brewing and One Mighty Mill team up for the Stay at Home Dad collaboration.

Some pieces in the OXO Outdoor collection.

OXO and REI team up on outdoor cooking utensils that make camp life easier

At under $25, the OXO Outdoor utensils are also reasonably priced.

Nautilus Pier 4 chef Stephen Marcaurelle.

Nautilus Pier 4 chef Stephen Marcaurelle: ‘We’re hoping to get back to normal’

When opening a restaurant and balancing a family, no man is an island.