August 3, 2014 | The food issue

Joyce Maynard on losing ‘Mr. Right’ at the beach

A tale of keys gone missing and the unusual way her daughter found them. By Joyce Maynard

The Kendall Square Clover restaurant.

Clover Food Lab’s secret ingredient? Data. Lots of it.

How the Cambridge vegetarian fast-food phenom went from one truck to six — plus five restaurants, a deal with Whole Foods, and an imminent expansion to D.C. By Eric Moskowitz


Strawberry, orange-chili, and icy lime paletas. Recipes for Mexican paletas

Icy, fruity, and sometimes spiced, paletas are more fun than regular popsicles. By Adam Ried

The Organ Care System is designed to mimic the physiology of the human  body. Is this the next big leap for organ transplants?

For decades an ordinary picnic cooler has been the the best way to transport donated organs. One entrepreneur thinks we can do much better — and save more lives. By Scott Helman


The deal on cheap Red Sox tickets

Who the Red Sox are playing, the time of year, and of course how well (or badly) the team is doing all affect ticket resale prices for games at Fenway. By Luke Knox

The Food Issue

Pretty table settings

No whales, no country charm. These tabletop picks are pretty in the city. By Marni Elyse Katz

Your Week Ahead

5 things to do in Boston the week of Aug. 3

Boston Comic Con, The Gloucester Blues Festival, The Bolton Fair, and more.


4 ideas to make Boston’s Greenway better

We once had big dreams for the city’s newest park. Let’s not abandon them. By David Dixon


Mass. congressional delegation summer vacation

While the Obamas flee Washington, D.C., for another Martha’s Vineyard vacation (scheduled to start August 9), members of our US congressional delegation are taking a break of their own. By Stephanie Vallejo


Grilled potato kebabs with onion and bacon. Recipes for grilled potatoes with bacon and for grilled potato and squid salad

Add a skewer of potatoes to the menu of your next barbecue. By Adam Ried

Style Watch

Decorating a Cape Cod getaway with bright yellow accents

Happy color prevails in this 1899 South Yarmouth home right on the water. By Marni Elyse Katz

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: Class reunion

Will these old college peers hit it off?

Tales from the City


A story of getting down and dirty in Maine.


Letters to the editor

Globe Magazine readers respond to stories on the pros and cons of installing solar panels, the catch with ballot questions, and more.