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People wait in line at Chef Jose Andres' World Central Kitchen for free meals to workers affected by the government shutdown in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Andres opened his World Central Kitchen feeding site on Pennsylvania Ave., to provide food to furloughed workers and their families. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Jose Andres goes national with efforts to feed furloughed government workers, and Boston chefs are on board

Local participants in the #ChefsForFeds Nation effort include Blue Dragon and Mei Mei.

A photo of the nurse, Nathan Sutherland, who has now been charged with rape of a vegetative patient at the long-term health facility at which he worked, provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office

Nurse arrested in rape of incapacitated woman who gave birth

Police said Wednesday that one of the nurses who had been charged with the long-term care of an incapacitated woman who gave recently birth, much to the surprise of her family and caregivers, has now been charged with sexual assault.

A pair of travelers get in a walk on a trip to Portugal.


Traveling is good for you, both physically and mentally

A growing body of research shows that traveling — which even in its most comparatively unambitious forms is far more active than the sedentary routines many people follow in their daily lives — improves both physical and mental health.

Nathan Sutherland.

Nurse arrested in rape of woman who gave birth at Arizona facility

Nathan Sutherland, a nurse who was looking after an incapacitated woman at a long-term health care facility, has been charged with raping her, weeks after she gave birth to a baby boy.

Love Letters

Do I have to block him?

We still talk on a daily basis, but my friends say I need to block him altogether.

Diane Kochilas

The VIP Lounge

The VIP Lounge with Diane Kochilas

To celebrate season two of her show, Kochilas, 58, has released her latest cookbook, “My Greek Table,” and will be signing copies at a meet and greet at Committee on Jan. 31.

27hte -- Briar Barn Inn in Rowley, MA (Erica Ferrone)

Here, There, and Everywhere

Here, there, and everywhere

Travel news you can use.

Travel Troubleshooter

Canceled Expedia tickets, and they were stranded in Santorini

Bridget Burke’s family vacation to Greece goes off the rails when someone cancels her tickets home. Why won’t Expedia help her?

As the partial government shutdown moved through another week with no end in sight, the economic blow was being felt not only by federal workers but also by business people, households, and travelers across the country.

The shutdown may yet make a mess of your trip

Even if the partial shutdown ends soon, it could have a ripple effect that’s felt into the busy spring-break-travel season and beyond.

The cheese case at Formaggio Kitchen Kendall.

Welcome to Formaggio Kitchen Kendall

You’re lucky if you live or work in East Cambridge near Kendall Square, because Formaggio Kitchen Kendall recently opened on Hampshire Street.

John Dewar at Boston Chops Downtown.

Meat whisperer John Dewar calls it a career

The recent retiree ran his own wholesale and retail operations and offered innovative young chefs unusul cuts with a side of friendly advice.

Little Leaf Farms founder Paul Sellew stands amid lettuce growing in the company’s greenhouse.

The future of safe food is growing right here in N.E.

Shoppers have begun to look for produce grown locally and in a controlled environment, and we’ve got that.

The paitan spicy ramen bowl at Tsurumen in Davis Square.

What she’s having

Nothing is permanent, but at least we have ramen

Davis Square noodle shop Tsurumen is in business for 1,000 days. When it closes, chef Masuo Onishi will have told the story of his life in bowls of noodles.

Rene Becker with his wife, Cynthia, and their daughter, Lucie.

Getting Salty

Getting Salty with Rene Becker

He opened Hi-Rise Bread Company in Cambridge in 1996, and last week, he opened Luce between Porter and Harvard squares.

Love Letters

Dating as a single mom

I feel like dating was already hard before all this, and when I do date again it will just be harder.

Oat milk makes its way into the everyday

Straw-colored, creamy, slightly sweet, it tastes, and froths up for a cappuccino, similar to cow’s milk.


Democracy Brewing endorses drinkability

The menu is pro-labor: there are beers called Suffragette Pale Ale, Consummate Rioter, and Workers’s Pint, the latter of which sells for a blue-collar price of $5.

Like having your own personal chef (in a jar)

Pocket Garden Foods is serving up “not just pasta sauce,” made with 10 veggies and no gluten or nuts.

Tomi Lahren


Cardi B clashes with conservative commentator Tomi Lahren over shutdown

The partial federal government shutdown is wreaking havoc on employees’ finances and generally causing alarm. Now it’s spawned the celebrity Twitter feud we deserve: Rapper Cardi B and conservative commentator Tomi Lahren.

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Ask Amy

Man struggles with legacy of childhood abuse

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Frankie Shaw on the set of “SMILF.”


Frankie Shaw premieres second season of ‘SMILF’ in Somerville

The show’s creator and star screened the season premier at the Somerville Theatre.

Two slices of the Standard, made with red sauce, Parmesan, aged mozzarella, and fresh herbs.

quick bite

The menu is simple and the crust super-thin at Union Park Pizza in the South End

Joe and Maggie Sylva were passing by last year when they saw that a former pizzeria across from the Cathedral of the Holy Cross was vacant. They inquired, signed a lease, and rolled up their sleeves.

Ask Amy

Mental illness stigma silences many spouses

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

“We just don’t see any need to continue manufacturing those beers.’’ said Sean Mossman of COOP Ale Works.

More lenient state laws could mean beer makers cut off low-alcohol brands

Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain.

Workers inspected an off-ramp that collapsed during the November earthquake in Anchorage.

Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents

Seven weeks after a massive earthquake rocked Alaska, aftershocks are still shattering 7-year-old Connor Cartwright’s sense of safety.

My Instagram: Julz Roth

The artist spoke to the Globe about art therapy, murals, and sharing her work.

love letters

Disappointed by a camp relationship

A week after my visit, he became distant – texted me less frequently, slowly diminished his interest, etc.

Chef Jody Adams cooking while on safari in Africa. She’ll talk about the trip at an event at Trade.

hot ticket

At Trade, dinner and a travelogue with Jody Adams

What’s the next best thing to an African safari? Hearing about it from a renowned chef -- while eating exotic dishes inspired by her travels.

2017 New Balance Boston Indoor Grand PrixBoston, Ma January 28, 2017 Photo: Victah Sailer@PhotoRun 631-291-3409 www.photorun.NET

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do around Boston, Jan. 21-27

New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, Martin Luther King Jr. Day events, Harvard Square Taste of Chocolate Weekend, and more.

Charnice Charmant and Chidinma “Chi-Chi” Osuagwu lead an Afrobeats class at the Alexander Magnolia Co-op.

The rise of Afrobeats in Boston

A fusion of traditional West African music, Western funk and jazz is poised to break out.

Connections | Magazine

The magic of musicals

My mother raised me to love Broadway shows. As her memory falters, can we still share that feeling?

Style Watch

A bedroom makeover lets the sun shine in

In a light-filled Jamaica Plain bedroom, dramatic windows set the cool, cozy mood.

Love Letters

I’m sick of guys who just want to text on dating apps

I’m not looking for a pen pal, so I set a deadline for dates.

Dinner With Cupid

Blind date: ‘Topics I’m glad we did not talk about: when I last got my teeth cleaned’

Will this future doctor and dentist share chemistry?


American Rhino gets Faneuil Hall home

New concept shop lets you work, eat, shop, and save rhinos.

BSO president and CEO Mark Volpe, Joyce Linde, and architect Bill Rawn in the Linde Center for Music and Learning.


Tanglewood music education center to be named after late BSO board chairman Edward H. Linde

Donors have raised $61.4 million to support construction of the center.

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich’s 2017 work was awarded the France Inter-JDD foreign book prize.

new england literary news | nina maclaughlin

Marzano-Lesnevich’s book wins French prize; Grolier moves to become a charity

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich has won the France Inter-JDD foreign book prize for the French translation of her book.


Greater Boston author readings Jan. 20-26

A weekly calendar of literary events.

book review

In ‘An Orchestra of Minorities,’ birds of a feather in fate

Chigozie Obioma’s saga of a poultry farmer trapped in tragic circumstances embraces African folk tale.

four tAKES

A New Year’s resolution: Just breathe

Capsule reviews of ‘Full Catastrophe Living’; ‘Savor’; ‘10% Happier’; ‘Mindful Work.’


It all started with Studs Terkel’s chats with an athlete and a sex worker

Daniel H. Pink’s “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing” has just been released in paperback.

story behind the book | kate tuttle

Unearthing family secrets in the DNA

In her new memoir Dani Shapiro discovers the father she’d grown up with was not her biological father.

UN health chief orders probe into misconduct

The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N. health agency is rife with racism, sexism and corruption, after a series of anonymous emails with the explosive charges were sent to top managers last year.

Colton Underwood and Aly Raisman attend the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year ceremony in December 2016 in New York.

‘Bachelor’ Colton Underwood says Aly Raisman was his ‘first love’ and his biggest heartbreak

Underwood dated the Olympic champion and Needham native in 2016 and 2017.

FILE- In this June 3, 2018, file photo empty cans of Coors beer sit in beverage holders on the backs of box seats after the ninth inning of a baseball game in Denver. The makers of Budweiser, Coors and other large-scale brewers are placing their bets on cannabis as a way to fight saturated markets and shifting consumer trends. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Beer makers, thirsty for growth, push into cannabis market

The makers of Budweiser, Coors, and other large-scale brewers are placing their bets on cannabis as a way to fight saturated markets and shifting consumer trends.

Special report

//[1].jpg Bitten by Uncertainty: A Globe report on Lyme disease in the Northeast

In 2013, the Globe took an in-depth look at the disease, the patients, the debate, and the science.


// The Love Letters podcast: Ditch the ex’s T-shirt, or wear it?

After a breakup, is it better to hold onto relics from the relationship, or to dump them?

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Dining Out reviews

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Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Design New England

// Second Life

An architect turns his old barn in Newport, Rhode Island, into a light-filled multipurpose haven for family and guests.