Seared Maine diver scallops

‘Troquet Au Coin’ Means ‘Dive Bar,’ but Downtown’s Troquet is Anything But

My preparatory reading for Troquet left me presuming that the food would be pretty good and that the wine would be even better. I was pleasantly surprised.

Charles River

A Day by the Charles: The Goldthwait Cup

As Boston residents know, the bucolic Charles River isn’t just the perfect place for competing with Canadian geese to catch rays or perfecting your time for the next 5K. It’s also home to some of the most iconic cre...

French macaroons are served at Cameo Macaron.

Rolling Restaurants: New Food Trucks in Downtown Boston

This spring, you'll soon be looking at an array of new food trucks in Boston, which translate to an array of colors on the sidewalk dining scene.

Chris Damian, Legendary Restaurant Group

I Am Downtown Boston: Chris Damian, chef/co-owner of SIP Wine Bar and Legendary Restaurant Group

Their list of businesses is legendary. There’s the Mexican flare of Papagayo and American comfort at Scollay Square, fine vintages at SIP Wine Bar & Kitchen and hefty burgers at Burger Dive. Let’s not forget to mention ...

Blue Inc. Restaurant

Blue Inc. Gets Stamp of Approval

For a perfect introduction to chef Jason Santos' food, I went to Blue Inc. Restaurant on Boston's Greenway.

Fenway Park Press Box

Boston Red Sox Home Opener: Are You Ready for Sox Season?

Red Sox season is nigh upon us, and with it the comes the throngs of traffic taking the Green Line to Fenway, the crowds in sports bars cheering on the home team, and of course, the favorite chant of the Fenway Faithful –...

The Vermont Gorgonzola pear tart

Café Fleuri: A Culinary Gem Tucked Away in The Langham Boston

Café Fleuri, located in The Langham Boston hotel right in the heart of downtown Boston, has plenty to offer for an upscale breakfast or lunch.

Josh Childs, co-owner of Silvertone

I am Downtown Boston: A Chat With Silvertone Co-owner Josh Childs

Days before the famous 1997 April Fool's snow storm that dumped 17 inches on Boston, Silvertone co-owner Josh Childs felt he was anything but a fool.

Mardi Gras beads

Mardi Gras in Boston: Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler!

Though we tend to come up short with marching bands and plastic beads, local restaurants and organizations will help you celebrate Mardi Gras in Boston.


National Acclaim for One of Downtown Boston’s Best

It’s no secret in Boston that Stoddard’s Fine Food & Ale is one of the best places to eat and drink not only downtown, but anywhere in the city (read our review here). But now word of Stoddard’s hearty me...