clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Boston Really Does Have Good Pizza

Plus, essential restaurants for every occasion — and other top stories from the week

A pepperoni pizza sits in an open cardboard pizza box on a stone surface, with a mostly empty beach visible in the background
Pepperoni pizza at Bianchi’s on Revere Beach
Rachel Leah Blumenthal/Eater

This week in food news, Medford has a new Egyptian restaurant (one of the only Egyptian restaurants in the area), reports of an Allston dive bar’s forthcoming demise have been exaggerated, a Californian fast-casual chain has arrived in Chestnut Hill, and more. Here’s a look back at the week’s most-read stories, from 28 essential pizzas you must try to a sneak peek inside a new suburban stunner.

  1. The 38 Essential Restaurants in Boston, Spring 2018: Boston’s greatest restaurants for any occasion.
  2. 28 Essential Pizzas in the Boston Area: From old-school classics to fancy wood-fired pies.
  3. A Suburban Hit Gets a Stunning Sequel: Towneship, sibling to the Farmer’s Daughter, finally debuts in Easton.
  4. Allston’s Bus Stop Pub Is Hanging in There: A false Facebook event suggested the pub was closing — it’s not.
  5. California-Based Tender Greens Arrives in the Boston Area: The chain is backed by the founder of Shake Shack.
  6. One of the Only Local Egyptian Restaurants Opens in Medford: Baity serves classics from Egypt and the wider Mediterranean region.
  7. Talulla Fills Cambridge With Fine Wines and Global Flavors This Month: The Cambridge restaurant opens April 20 in the former T.W. Food space.
  8. A Vegan Restaurant Describing Itself With Lots of Trendy Phrases Is Opening Downtown: The fast-casual Mighty Love Food will arrive this summer.
  9. Where to Drink Along the Boston Marathon Route: Run to the tavern, not to the finish line.
  10. The Spring 2018 Restaurant Opening Guide: Boston Proper: Boston cream pie banana pudding, champagne from a vending machine, steak at a table designed for Instagrammers, and more.

Want to discuss this week’s news or anything else in the Boston food world? Catch up with us on Facebook (or in our new Facebook group), Twitter, or Instagram.