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7 Boston restaurants with patios you need to check out this summer

The warm weather has kicked into full gear, which means it's about to get pretty busy for Boston restaurants with patios. Since there are so many al fresco options to check out around the city, we've put together a handy guide to a few you definitely need to check out this summer. Boston...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 2:08pm

Enjoy cookout classics and a retro vibe at this new Southie restaurant

Enjoy classic cookout fare without the hassle of firing up your own grill at this new Southie restaurant. Located at 170 W. Broadway St. in South Boston, the recently opened Backyard Betty’s provides a stylishly retro vibe while serving up a menu of elevated, American comfort food. ...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 1:44pm

Best fish and chips in New York City you can order while you watch the royal wedding

So you’re all set to watch Prince Harry’s wedding this Saturday, but something’s missing. Sure, you could brew yourself a nice hot mug of English breakfast — after all, the coverage does kick off bright and early at 4:00 a.m. EST — but there are more delicious ways to...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:48pm

Eat a meal made by robots at this new Boston restaurant

It's not quite Skynet, but robots are taking over another frontier: the kitchen. Spyce, a new Boston restaurant located in Downtown Crossing, is taking hungry locals to the future with its high-tech approach to fast-casual cuisine. The recently opened eatery is being hailed as the world's...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 12:33pm

As of today, Obamacare rule requires all chains to show calories on menus

You’ve seen it with chains like McDonald’s, Burger King and Panera Bread for years, but starting today under the final implementations of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (known as Obamacare), all chains with at least 20 stores will have to provide calorie counts on food boards and menus....

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 12:34pm

Eating too much sugar is worse for you than salt

Sugar, not salt, could put us at even greater risk of heart-related diseases, according to a new study out of Kansas City. For years, scientists have pointed to salt’s role in rising rates of cardiovascular issues, while the role of sugar has long been underestimated. “Approximately...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 3:01pm

Rebel's Guild channels Boston's revolutionary spirit

Since Boston is often called the birthplace of the American Revolution, it's only approrpiate that the Revere Hotel Boston Common pay homage to the city's rebellious past with its new bar and restaurant. Rebel's Guild, which officially opened on the anniversary of Paul...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 1:20pm

Patti LaBelle's recipe for a Monte Cristo sandwich

Take your sandwich game up a notch with this awesome recipe by Patti LaBelle. The "Godmother of Soul" turned queen of the kitchen has shared with us her take on the classic Monte Cristo sandwich, which she concocted as part of her partnership with Hood Calorie Countdown. The dish is...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 2:21pm

Is there a thin layer of plastic covering your romaine lettuce?

A recent video shows a woman peeling off what appears to be a thin plastic film from romaine lettuce is circulating the web and is causing a buzz online because of the recent nationwide E. coli outbreak affecting romaine lettuce. In the video uploaded to Facebook by Karen Martin Collins, she...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 2:04pm

In weird but exciting news, one YouTuber sent garlic bread into space

YouTuber Tom Scott has over 1.1 million subscribers. He’s launched an entire fireworks display at once, explored a European city with no street names and underwent Royal Air Force pilot training to sustain g-force pressures. And in his latest video, Scott decided to eat space garlic...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:08pm

All-Pink Starbursts are back. Here's where to find them

"You’re a pink Starburst. Don’t let anyone treat you like a yellow Starburst." All-Pink Starbursts are back. If you recall, they hit stores around the same time last year and caused quite the frenzy among candy lovers nationwide. The bags are inspired by everyone’s love...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 1:34pm

The Ghost Walks is Boston's hippest new cocktail lounge and restaurant

There truly isn't anything like The Ghost Walks in Boston's theater district. Set to officially open on April 25, the hip new cocktail lounge and restaurant is the brainchild of the team behind hotspots like Committee and Bijou, and is even located in the space beneath the nightclub on...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:15am

How to make lobster rolls like a Cape Cod native

There are few dishes that are as quintessentially New England as the lobster roll. Whether you like them warmed up and drenched in butter Connecticut-style, or prefer the cold and mayo-topped Maine version of the dish, nothing beats the beloved crustacean-filled sandwich. Learn how to make...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 2:44pm

More than 200 million eggs have been recalled due to salmonella scare

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an egg recall because of a recent salmonella contamination scare.  More than 200 million eggs are being recalled over recent concerns over a salmonella contamination that has spread across nine states. According to the Food and Drug...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 1:10pm

The best places to eat and drink near Fenway Park

It's pretty easy to find great food and drinks inside Fenway Park, but where are fans supposed to go when it isn't game time? Luckily, the neighborhood around the Boston ballpark is overflowing with amazing restaurants and bars that are perfect for pre-game and post-game celebrations. Here...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 3:23pm

Here's the lineup for A Taste of Ginger 2018

Get ready to feast for a good cause when A Taste of Ginger returns this month. Now in its 14th year, the annual event gives foodies a chance to munch on tasty treats from all corners of Boston's culinary scene while raising funds for the Joslin Diabetes Center's Asian American Diabetes...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 5:01pm

Top chefs are bringing gourmet popcorn to this Boston movie theater

Popcorn drenched in "butter" may be the quintessential snack for any film-going experience, but a Boston movie theater is putting a gourmet spin on the fan-favorite treat. ShowPlace ICON, the luxury theater that recently opened in the Seaport District, has enlisted some of the city...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 5:00pm

What we found on a freegan tour of Manhattan will shock you

Not many people would spend a freezing night digging through the trash bags lining New York City’s sidewalks, especially if they didn't have to. Yet that’s the bombshell dropped by Janet, one of the leaders in the city’s freegan community who salvage still-edible food that has...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 1:16pm

The ultimate guide to nightlife in Boston's Seaport District

The Seaport District has quickly become the hottest up-and-coming neighborhood in Boston. Not only does the area boast beautiful views of the Boston Harbor, but there are endless ways to have fun on any given night. From foodie destinations and rooftop bars to breweries and comedy clubs, check out...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 8:55am

Where to eat in Boston for Easter Sunday 2018

It's hard to believe it, but yes, Easter 2018 is indeed around the corner. If you're still on the hunt for a perfect spot to have brunch or dinner, we've got a few spots for you to check out — just make sure to book a reservation ahead of time. Before the Easter Bunny...

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 5:33pm