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Hallelujah, Bagelsaurus Is Now Open

Cheer up this rainy morning with a fresh, hot bagel in Porter Square.

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Stacy Cogswell on Chicken Victory on Episode 2 on Top Chef

Top Chef continues, and local competitor Stacy Cogswell is back to break down what happened in the second episode of the season, which takes place in Boston. Mild spoilers are below.

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Tracking Boston's Fall 2014 Openings

Keep an eye on this page for all updates on restaurants and bars opening this fall.

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Build a Better Home Bar With 50 Tips from Boston Bartenders

Perhaps you've always dreamt of creating your own bar at home, whether it's a leather-filled den for silently sipping martinis alone or a lively tiki-themed lounge for entertaining friends. It's...

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The Cocktail Week 2014 Map Collection

In honor of Cocktail Week, we'll be posting more cocktail-themed maps than you can shake a swizzle stick at. Keep an eye on this page for the latest updates.

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What's the Hottest Cocktail Neighborhood in the Boston Area?

All of the Cocktail Week 2014 polling action will take place right here. Today (Friday, October 24), voting begins in the final round. Stay tuned; it'll start shortly.

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These Giant Cocktails Are Meant for Sharing

Grab some friends. It's scorpion bowl time.

Get Your Shrub On With These 19 Cocktails

Cocktail Week continues with a round-up of shrub-based drinks.

20 Ways to Get Your Beer (or Cider) and Cocktail in One Glass

Beer cocktails: the best of both worlds. For Cocktail Week, here's a sampling of local options. (We've included some cider cocktails too, since cider often fills the role of beer even though it's...

The Heat is ON: 30 Spicy Cocktails to Set Your Heart Aflame

Cocktail Week continues with a round-up of some of the spiciest drinks around town.

Blinis are the New Black at Portland's Kachka

In Russian home cooking, the layered salad known as "herring under a fur coat" often appears on tables covered with a magenta mess of grated beets and mayo, looking like a Slavic version of the...

Seattle Musts: Joule, Westward, Ma'Ono Fried Chicken & Whisky

Joule Seattle's most reliable address for a casual, of-the-moment meal may be the Fremont Collective—a warehouse in the Wallingford neighborhood (about four miles north of downtown) that was...

Nothing But Hits at East Village Newcomer Tuome

East-West fusion has gotten a bad rap, mainly because the execution is usually ham-fisted. Some dude stuffs pastrami in an egg roll, stirs wasabi into mashed potatoes, or jams kimchi into a...

New Chef Breathes New Life into Scandinavian Stalwart Aquavit

Long before there was a Faviken, a Relae, or even a Noma, many refined gastronauts came to appreciate Nordic food in a very different way than we understand it today thanks to a groundbreaking...

Uncle Boons' Beer Slushies: The Best Drink You Never Knew Existed

Welcome back to Consumed, a new video series in which Editorial Producer Kat Odell combs Manhattan and the surrounding areas for one-of-a-kind eats and drinks.

Mastering Perfect Ice Cream at Home with OddFellows' Sam Mason

Welcome back to Savvy, an instructional video series lead by food's best.

The Vaportini Makes Getting Drunk as Easy as Breathing

Welcome back to Consumed, a new video series in which Editorial Producer Kat Odell combs Manhattan and the surrounding areas for one-of-a-kind eats and drinks.

Everything You Need to Know About the Michelin Guide

Every fall, chefs and diners lose their minds over a little red book published by a tire company. Here’s a guide to understanding Michelin Madness.

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The Cocktail Week 2014 Q&A Collection

Cocktail Week

Boston Bartenders Praise Customers' Best Habits

Make your bartender happy with these good bar behaviors.

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These Giant Cocktails Are Meant for Sharing

Meals on Wheels

Mother Juice Will Get Back on the Road in the Spring

The new brick-and-mortar shop is introducing a few new menu items for the season.

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This Concludes Dive Bar Power Hour

We hope you have enjoyed this brief foray into the wonderful world of dive bars.

Dive Bar Power Hour

These Are the 29 Best Dive Bars in Ski Country

Around New England and beyond, these are the best places to get your cheap drink on after a long day on the slopes.

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Marc Hurwitz of Boston's Hidden Restaurants on Dive Bars

Marc Hurwitz has been writing his blog, Boston's Hidden Restaurants, since 2004. In it, as the name implies, he seeks out the hidden restaurant gems in Boston as well as beyond. Here, he talks with...

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Dive Bar Fly on the Wall at Anchovies

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It Was Just a Place for Drinking Beer, Darts, and Regrets

A special Dive Bar Power Hour edition of the weekly Board Wrap.

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Cocktail Week

Cocktail Pairings for a Giant Bowl of Ramen

For Cocktail Week, we asked area bartenders what cocktail they'd pair with five different dishes. Up next: A Giant Bowl of Ramen.

Cocktail Week

What's the Hottest Cocktail Neighborhood? (Round 3, Group 2) [CLOSED]

Vote in the semi-finals today to determine which bar will represent Boston and which bar will represent Camberville in the finals. Here's the Camberville duo, Union Square vs. Central Square.

Cocktail Week

What's the Hottest Cocktail Neighborhood? (Round 3, Group 1) [CLOSED]

Vote in the semi-finals today to determine which bar will represent Boston and which bar will represent Camberville in the finals. Here's the Boston duo, Kenmore/Fenway vs. Fort Point.

Meals on Wheels

Chicken & Rice Guys Add Truck 4 to Expanding Fleet

The former Fugu truck is added to the fleet as plans for first brick-and-mortar shop continue.

Cocktail Week

Boston Bartenders Reveal Customers' Worst Habits

Does your bartender seem cranky? Maybe it's you. Don't do these things.

Expansions

Gene's Chinese Flatbread Cafe Now Open on Saturdays

The Downtown Crossing shop extends hours. Hand-pulled noodle lovers rejoice.

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Top Chef Boston, Episode Two: One if by Land, Two if by Sea

To thoroughly enjoy the glory that is Top Chef Boston, please welcome Alison Leiby, who will be here every week to take us through the season.

Cocktail Week

Jackson Cannon Wants to Reintegrate Mixology as Just One Aspect of Bartending

Coming off of his ultra-successful "Letter to a Young Bartender" talk at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans, Cannon recently headed to London Cocktail Week to ask, "What's next for bartending?"

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Get Your Shrub On With These 19 Cocktails

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Mike & Patty's Launch Kickstarter Campaign

Bay Village sandwich shop looks to raise enough for upgrades after temporarily closing.

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Where to Watch All Your NFL & College Football Teams in Boston

Cocktail Week

20 Ways to Get Your Beer (or Cider) and Cocktail in One Glass

Cocktail Week

Cocktail Pairings for a Carnival Feast

For Cocktail Week, we asked area bartenders what cocktail they'd pair with five different dishes. Up next: A Carnival Feast of Fried Dough and Cotton Candy.

Coming Attractions

Naco Taco Food Park Slated to Open Near MIT

It'll be located in the former Lotte Market space.

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