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Design New England

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

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A 2015 Nisia Old Vines Verdejo paired with black cod.

From the Bar

When a buttery fish meets a citrusy wine

Black cod and verdejo complement each other at Empire Asian Restaurant & Lounge.

RiverWalk Brewing Company founder Steve Sanderson.


For RiverWalk Brewing Company, a new space means new possibilities

The Newburyport outfit will have a 3,000-square-foot tap room, an outdoor biergarten, and a greater variety of beers to try.

Ask Amy

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Advice from Amy Dickinson.


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The US Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressed doubt that marijuana could help mitigate the opioid abuse epidemic.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘I arranged an escape plan with my best friend’

She set up an emergency text ruse with a friend. Will she use it?

The Double Fried sandwich at Roxy’s Central & A4cade.

Cheap Eats

Roxy’s Central & A4cade get the high score

Tokens, tater tots, and tiki drinks add up.

Tony Messina (pictured) of Uni hopes chef Ivan Orkin’s visit will be the first of many pop-up events.

Ivan Orkin brings his famous ramen to Uni pop-up

The Back Bay restaurant plans to host regular guest chefs, from near and far.

A recipe database that includes nutritional analysis

Greater Boston Food Bank’s Click ’N Cook tool lets you search by dietary restriction, ingredients, and more.

Recipe: Curried chickpeas and potatoes

A chef from South India serves up a vegetarian dish where ginger, chiles, and spices enliven the pot.

Chicken Francese.

Recipe: Chicken Francese

In which chicken lands in a batter with Parmesan and lemon, yielding delicious results.

David Williams waited on customers Louis Arnias (left) and Robb Moss at Café Pamplona.

At Café Pamplona, where old Harvard Square is in full swing

The neighborhood’s mainstays are disappearing, but literary youth still need a place to gather for coffee and gazpacho.

Recipe: How to make Sunday gravy twice as nice

A little old-school thrift goes a long way.

By the Glass

What makes that wine taste so good? It could be volcanoes.

In an award-winning book, a master sommelier explains how volcanic landscapes influence what’s in the bottle.

Octopus lomo saltado at Ruka.

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When Japan meets Peru on the plate

With Ruka, Boston finally gets a restaurant showcasing Nikkei cuisine.

Love Letters

She lost her skirt

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Jazz man discovers life is not improvisation

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Seasonal recipes

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It looks stunning and tastes that way too, swathed in brown-butter caper sauce.

Recipe: Are these the most chocolaty brownies of all time?

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Designing a much less annoying steamer

OXO’s modifications include a removable handle and foldable feet.

Bird Sightings

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Pediatricians warn against marijuana use

An influential doctors group warn about marijuana’s potential harms for teens because of its effects on developing brains.

From left: Bob Luz, CEO and president of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association; Jenny Johnson of NESN’s “Dining Playbook”; and Tom Werner, chairman of the Boston Red Sox.


Tom Werner speaks at New England Food Show

The chairman of the Red Sox was one of the keynote speakers at the New England Food Show.

Jacyn Tremblay (left) and Casey Soward at the Cabot’s Oscar party on Sunday night.


The Cabot hosts an Oscar party in Beverly

Guests got to watch the Academy Awards on the big screen.

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FILE - This May 4, 2001, file photo shows Kim Jong Nam, exiled half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, escorted by Japanese police officers at the airport in Narita, Japan. Kim Jong Nam, the outcast half brother of North Korea's leader, told medical workers before he died Feb. 13, 2017, that he had been attacked at a Malaysian airport with a chemical spray, according to Malaysian officials. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)

Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with investigation

The public poisoning of Kim Jong Nam, which took place Feb. 13 amid crowds of travelers at the airport, appeared to be a well-planned hit.

Style Watch

Rehabbing a 1970s Deck House without destroying its charm

The renovation removed walls and doubled the kitchen space while preserving its character.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘I loved that he was so dressed up’

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Detangling the wide world of wireless earbuds

Despite some early skepticism, wireless headphones are sticking around (and even staying in).


Coming up roses

Perk up your winter with a flower arranging class; you might see a new career bloom.

From left: Kara Brooks, JM Craven, and Cliff Ashbrook play video games at Roxy’s Central & A4cade.

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Cheesy snacks and vintage arcade games at Roxy’s Central & A4cade

Come for the poutine, stay for the “Pac-Man.”

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