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Nantucket’s Cisco Brewers recently tweaked the recipe for its iconic wheat ale, Grey Lady.

Cisco’s Grey Lady has undergone some changes, and now she’s a zestier character

Nantucket’s Cisco Brewers recently tweaked the recipe for its iconic wheat ale.

WHAT SHE'S HAVING
T’beet, Iraqi-Jewish chicken and rice.

An old-as-the-hills recipe for Iraqi chicken and rice gets an update

T’beet used to cook overnight in medieval kitchens but here’s a shortcut (a lot less cooking and a little more prep).

BACK TO BOSTON
Customers eat and drink in the cozy booths near the back of Anchovies in 2019.

Favorite restaurants (old and new) in Boston

Eating here will help you discover the city for the first time, or fall in love all over again.

CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK | DEVRA FIRST
Omakase at Cafe Sushi near Harvard Square.

AAPI Heritage Month is a chance to celebrate Asian restaurants

(Something I like to do every day of the year.)

The Bonde Fine Wine Shop in Harvard Square.

‘We’re bringing back community. This is a place to bond.’

The cozy Bonde Fine Wine Shop in Harvard Square seems as if it’s been there for ages, although the store opened less than a year ago.


The beverages are unsweetened so the bold layers of the ingredients shine through.

Sparkling Botanicals takes tea to a bubbly new level

The refreshing drinks are made with carbonated water, herbs, fruits, and spices and are brewed like craft beer but without alcohol.

BY THE GLASS
Sake served at The Koji Club.

Sake delights wine lovers at The Koji Club

At her new Brighton bar, Alyssa DiPasquale helps guests discover the joys of the brewed rice beverage.

QUICK BITE
The dining area of the new Hei La Moon location in the the Food Opera space at 83 Essex St. in Chinatown.

In a new location, Hei La Moon lives on

The Chinatown favorite gets a modern update (but the dim sum remains).

FOOD & TRAVEL
Why shouldn’t those tasty little blueberries get their own celebration? Maine, the largest producer of low-bush, wild blueberries in the country, throws a party in their honor every year during the height of harvest season.

Skip the flowers and hand Mom an invitation to one of these fun N.E. food fests

Also: Promise to make all the trip arrangements.

FOOD & TRAVEL
Norimoto Bakery's focaccia-shaped shokupan made with seaweed for Seaweed Week.

Later, lobster: It’s Seaweed Week in Portland

As part of Seaweed Week, happening through May 1, more than 80 chefs and food artisans in the Portland area and along the coast are creating dishes, drinks, and desserts that highlight the nutritious and sustainable algae.

FOOD
Don't neglect the crumb tray in your toaster oven.

How to clean and care for your toaster oven

The more you use something, the dirtier it gets, and the more it needs cleaning. The toaster oven is no exception.

BOTTLES
Untold Brewing's "Frozen Fractals."

I got to try a Cold IPA, and all I can say is, as a beer fan, I’m excited

“What you get is freaking wild,” Mike Dyer, vice president and co-owner of Scituate’s Untold Brewing, says while explaining the brewing process for “Frozen Fractals."

FOOD
A roasted veggie quinoa bowl with tofu, kale, and sliced avocado at Wild Chestnut Cafe in Florence.

A vegan paradise in the Pioneer Valley

In Western Massachusetts, love and compassion for humans and animals alike fuels eclectic plant-based eateries.