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Restaurant Review: A Sprawling Italian-ish Menu at Faccia Brutta

What does “coastal Italian” mean, anyway? At Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette’s Faccia Brutta, it means a lot of things—most of them very, very good.


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Boston’s Biggest Forces in Greek Dining Are Coming Together

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Where to Get the Best Gelato in Greater Boston

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Fifteen Cheers for Boston’s Top New Bars

Inside the hottest speakeasies, cocktail lounges, sake clubs, and more.

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Boston’s Biggest Forces in Greek Dining Are Coming Together

Chef Brendan Pelley will play with live fire at Bar Vlaha in Brookline, a new restaurant from the team behind Krasi, Greco, and more.

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Restaurant Review: A Riviera Runs Through It

What does “coastal Italian” mean, anyway? At Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette’s Faccia Brutta, it means a lot of things—most of them very, very good.

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Where to Find Greater Boston’s Tastiest Gelato

When the hankering hits, here’s the local scoop on American ice cream’s luscious, intensely flavored Italian cousin.

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A Popular Providence Brewery Is Expanding to Boston

Providence’s Long Live Beerworks will soon open in Roxbury, serving hoppy IPAs, pastry stouts, fruited sours, and more.

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This Cambridge Restaurant Made Two National Best of Lists in Two Weeks

And another Boston favorite got a nod from the New York Times.


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An updated list of the top 50 restaurants in town that make Boston a true dining destination. These are the best places to eat in the city right now.

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Best of Boston: Restaurants

Stellar seafood, the coolest cocktails, and the reservations to make right now.


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These Orange Line Restaurants Are Straight Fire

From yakitori to hearty plates of pasta to dumplings, these are 15 of the best restaurants near Boston’s Orange Line MBTA stations.

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Three Must-Try Dishes to Eat This Weekend, From Tasty Momo to Out-of-This-World Pizza

Go to Everett, just north of Boston, for Nepali food hidden in the back of a convenience store, one of Greater Boston’s best pizzas, and more.

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Downtown Boston’s New Cocktail Lounge, the Wig Shop, Is a Cut Above

Share Champagne or a punch bowl, eat pancakes topped with lobster and tobiko, and beehive yourself.

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Little Whale Oyster Bar Splashes into Back Bay

The New England seafood restaurant brings classics like lobster rolls and chowder to Newbury Street.

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Where to Find the Best Soft-Serve Ice Cream around Boston

It was hard to narrow ’em down, but these scoop shops and restaurants have the sweetest, creamiest cones.

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Trying to decide whether to visit the hottest new restaurant in town? Stay in the know with our reviews.


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Boston Magazine’s Battle of the Burger Returns

Help decide the winner of this year’s epic burger throwdown, featuring 20 Boston-area restaurants and countless pounds of cheese, bacon, and onions.

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Three Splurge-Worthy Tasting Menus to Try This Weekend

Sushi and wagyu, a minimalist ode to all things local, and an uni- and caviar-filled feast.

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Where to Find Excellent Eggs Benedict around Boston

Duck confit, house-made hot sauce, cheddar biscuits, and more put dishes at these local go-tos in a league of their own.

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Three New Restaurants to Try Around Boston This Weekend

Enjoy Southwestern Chinese, Mediterranean sweets, and Korean food.

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