Boston Area

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The Weirdest, Wildest, and Most Delicious Food Festivals to Get Your Grub on in 2020 

From fancy French fare to finger-licking BBQ, there's a perfect food festival for everyone—even Fluff fanatics. That's why we're rounding up the best of the best food festivals to put on your calendar...

Cheap eats in BosWash?

by saacnmama 7 hours ago

We'll be doing the grand college tour, and need to eat along the way. In Boston, we’ll be staying near the Back Bay T stop and looking at schools all over town. In NYC, we’ll be on the Upper We...

Bakey Babka

by sallyt 17 hours ago

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/09/16/lifestyle/bakey-babka-reigns-supreme/ Would love to know if anyone has tried it yet! Looks amazing - bakery founded by Uri Scheft of Breads Bakery.

Hon Mirin

by spiffcleanser 17 days ago

Hi, I’m looking for a source for Hon Mirin, ideally Near Davis Square, Somerville. thanks in advance, Spiff

Mayflower Retail Closing Aug. 27, 2021

by BostonLettuce 22 days ago


Rosoff's sauerkraut

by Allstonian 13 years ago

I used to be able to get this brand of bottled fresh kraut at Stop & Shop, but haven't seen it in some time. Shaw's only carries Ba-Tamte, which I don't find as tasty. Is there anyplace in Boston...

Need rec for special pre-college dropoff meal

by Dbp223 1 month ago

Dropping off our son at college and want to treat him to a special dinner. He is quite the foodie and loves seafood, Italian, and a good omakase. Suggestions please!

Cost of dining out rising rapidly...

by gutreactions 1 month ago

Restaurants of all types have been raising their prices across the board. Just noticed one of our local spots posting their weekend specials. One was: Pat La Frieda Porterhouse for 2, $110. With si...

Milk Bar | DoorDash Redwood City & San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

New York's famed Milk Bar has been blanketing the San Francisco Bay Area with pop-up events and pick-up/delivery through a partnership with DoorDash to test out potential locations for brick-and-mo...

Outdoor dining, New Bedford, MA

by somervilleoldtimer 1 month ago

We'll be visiting New Bedford and we're looking for outdoor, covered but covid-safe dining. Any cuisine will be fine. Thanks in advance!

Anyone Remember the French Restaurant on Beacon St. Brookline

by Jill1966 6 years ago

There was a french restaurant when I was in college in the late 80's on Beacon Street in Brookline. I believe Vinny Testa's occupies that space now.TIA

5th Annual Massachusetts Eat Local Month, August 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Sharing this email message: "We have a number of exciting programs coming up with the Sustainable Business Network of MA! The 5th Annual Massachusetts Eat Local Month is a statewide campaign...

Boston Board Posts

by BostonLettuce 2 months ago

Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t see any new posts on the Boston board in 7 days (?)....

Japanese-owned restaurants in Boston?

by pkdboss 3 months ago

I'm looking for Japanese-owned restaurants in Boston. Are there any? I know of a couple in Cambridge & Brookline only. Thanks.

Best romantic North End restaurant

by mbaer 2 months ago

Hopefully, my husband and I will be celebrating next weekend and are looking for recommendations for the best Boston North End restaurant. Preferably not too loud, and with a romantic flair (think,...

Lunch/brunch near-ish Logan?

by Splendid Spatula 2 months ago

Hi Hounds, looking to meet a friend this Sunday for a midday catchup, while she is between pickups and dropoffs at Logan. What makes sense, location-wise? Something in the Seaport? I'm not reall...

Boston Not High End Fancy

by jcmods 2 months ago

I am staying at the Hyatt on Lafayette and plan to do a lot of walking around. I am open to different neighborhoods. We like great food, but not necessarily stuffy high end places. Of course, being...

Boston essentials list

by mahollis 4 months ago

Hi, I'm moving to Cambridge at the end of the summer from Berkeley. I need to know the essentials list of spots to hit in Boston. What can I not miss? Also, I'm a big home cook. What are the best...

Best eats for first timers to Boston

by jjacobs 3 months ago

First time to Boston with my young adult family of 5- where to eat? Only 2 nights and 3 days.