Boston Area

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in Boston and its surrounding areas. We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the region, which you can browse here.

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...

Setting the way back machine - Sadie's Steak Tips, Waltham

by Amandarama 4 months ago

Now that the snow is beginning to melt, I'm thinking ahead to firing up the grill. Was thinking back to the steak tips at Sadie's, which was off Moody St. in Waltham. Anyone have thoughts on how ...

We May Lose Eastern Standard

by hotoynoodle 1 year ago

it became an institution under the steady hands and driven minds of garrett harker, andrew holden, jackson cannon and the devoted staff they managed to assemble over the past 15 years. it helped re...

Boston essentials list

by mahollis 1 month 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...

Japanese-owned restaurants in Boston?

by pkdboss 10 days ago

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

Boston area outdoor dining 2021?

by youngho 2 months ago

Moody St has resumed outdoor street dining since yesterday through October. We had enjoyed a summer-style dinner (lobster roll, fish and chips) on Tempo's back patio last month during an unseasonab...

Lobster BLT off menu at B&G Oyster????

by Kodiak604 2 months ago

Has anyone else encountered this? It’s mind blowing to me. It is one of Boston’s best sandwiches. Does anyone else share this love? Start a petition?

Intercontinental Study Sheds Light on the Microbial Life of Sourdough

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"Abstract: Humans have relied on sourdough starter microbial communities to make leavened bread for thousands of years, but only a small fraction of global sourdough biodiversity has been character...

Silkie/Black Chicken?

by blaidd82 3 months ago

Hi all! I’m looking for a Boston-area Asian restaurant that has silkie/black chicken on the menu. Thanks!

Dine in equivalent of Craigie

by pigletthepug 3 months ago

Which restaurant has dine in service with menu comparable to Craigie? Thanks!

Uni vs O Ya vs Cafe Sushi

by pigletthepug 3 months ago

We are not full time Boston inhabitants. Tried O Ya 2 years ago and were beyond disappointed. All hype, poor food. We were shocked to see all the nigiri was presliced. We do love Cafe Sushi ...

Skewers2go Woburn

by Ferrari328 3 months ago

Skewer’s Wood Grill has been in business in Tewksbury for over 20 years but decided to relocate to Woburn and focus on catering and takeout. I went here to update their web address and found that ...

Norfolk County Eats?

by CygnusX1 3 months ago

Anyone here also on the Boston area Facebook group "Norfolk County Eats"? I REALLY want to like this group, but find it to be like a car wreck that I can't turn my eyes away from. Basically, Nor...

Lamb shortage?

by Taralli 3 months ago

Unable to find lamb shoulder round bone chops for a quite a while now. Always was able to get them from Stop & Shop and had them in my delivery cart when they suddenly disappeared. They were also...

Kitty's Restaurant Salad Dressing Recipe [Moved from the Boston board]

by Marco2112 11 years ago

Hello Everyone, Does anyone know what the recipe is for Kitty's Restaurant secret house salad dressing? It is one of the most delicious salad dressings I have ever had and would love to know the...

Boston-area COVID-era family/couple meal kits/packages/deals

by youngho 4 months ago

We're a family of four (two adults, two elementary-aged children), so we've enjoyed our fair share of favorite family-style takeout meals over the last year. Some of the best experiences have inclu...

Whatever happened to Marcuccio's?

by ILoveTaterTots 12 years ago

It was a breath of fresh air in the legions of North End Italian restaurants...but it seems to have disappeared. Any info?

Boston Restaurants Closings, that summer of Covid

by hotoynoodle 11 months ago

june was awful and i suspect july and august will be a bloodbath -- especially since the eviction moratorium no longer holds. remember in good times how active the old Boston Openings/Closings t...

Best Fine Dining in Boston

by VegetarianHomeCook 5 months ago

I'm wondering if anyone has an opinion on the best fine dining restaurants in Boston. This is for way later in the year but I just wanted to know.