Food

Foodie gift guide: 7 gifts for the food lover on your list

They plan vacations around restaurant reservations. They refer to famous chefs they’ve never met by their first names. And they may have even used the word “mouthfeel” once or twice without irony. They’re the food lover on your holiday shopping list, and we’ve got...

Monday, December 17, 2018 - 8:46am

Christmas Cookie Challenge host shares his favorite holiday recipe

If you want to try something a bit different for your holiday celebration this year, try baking up a batch of Food Network star Eddie Jackson's delicious recipe for toasted coconut brownies. “I love making these toasted coconut brownies during the holidays and the way my house smells when...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 2:33pm

Where to eat for Christmas in Boston

Between the picky eaters in the family to all that baking and cooking, the holidays can be quite the hassle. Instead of stressing over this year's feast, relax and let someone else handle kitchen duties. Check out our guide to where to you should book a reservation to celebrate Christmas in...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 3:41pm

Massachusetts baker goes for gold on Holiday Baking Championship

Another Massachusetts culinary star is proving his chops on a food competition series. Ayer’s own Douglas Phillips, a baking and pastry instructor at North Shore Community College, has made it to the final four of Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship and hopes to punch his ticket...

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 4:51pm

What to expect at the Historic Houses of Fairmount's Flavors of the Season event

The holiday season is always filled with cheerful music, festive events and tasty food and drinks. In fact, some would say the delicious treats being offered around this time are the best part of the season. The Historic Houses of Fairmount are celebrating the special culinary offerings by hosting...

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 3:44pm

Attention New Yorkers: the NcRib is back in town

Last winter, NYC-based Southeast Asian sandwich shop Num Pang Kitchen introduced the NcRib, an adaptation of McDonald's cult favorite McRib that's had a love-hate relationship with foodies for decades. (It never stays in restaurants for long.) Num Pang Kitchen, known for their pulled...

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 11:53am

McRib fans, Num Pang just launched the sandwich of your dreams

Last month, McDonald's announced the return of its iconic McRib, a fan favorite that made its debut in 1981 and feeds hungry customers at exclusive U.S. locations for a limited time every so often. As Fortune described it: "The McRib is kind of like a prairie dog, in that it...

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:56am

Experience the Tasting Collective: the ultimate Philly foodie group

All foodies and edible lovers unite. The Tasting Collective is the ultimate eating experience. The food-fueled group is based around the country and recently laid claim in the City of Brotherly Love. Members of the Tasting Collective have access to private chef-led dining events at top restaurants...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 2:50pm

Where to order Thanksgiving dinner in Boston

Everybody loves to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast, but being in charge of the cooking and prep work is an entirely different story. Instead of breaking a sweat in the kitchen, let someone else handle the hassle of Turkey Day. Here's our guide to where to order Thanksgiving dinner in Boston this...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 12:12pm

Get ready for the Ultimate Tailgate Party with Mei Mei's Frito pie recipe

Lovin' Spoonfuls, a local nonprofit food rescue organization, will once again host its Ultimate Tailgate Party this weekend. Sunday night's event will feature bites from some of Boston's restaurants, including Toro, Myers + Chang and dozens of others. The evening will also...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:52am

Feast at three of the best restaurants in Boston with this epic food crawl

What's better than eating at one of the best restaurants in Boston? How about feasting at three of the Hub's top spots in just one night. That's right, the JK Food Group, the collection of acclaimed restaurants by James Beard award winners Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette, is...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:30pm

El Rey has unique Day of the Dead specials all weekend long

Popular Mexican eatery El Rey has upgraded their Day of the Dead celebration this year, and these deals are more unique than ever. Instead of their typical a la carte menu, there will be plenty of savory dishes and refreshing cocktail options to try all weekend long.  El Rey has unique Day of...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 4:30pm

3 sweet treats for Halloween 2018

What’s the magical phrase to getting something good to eat this time of year? We’re thinking it goes something like, trick or treat. No doubt, the Halloween season offers plenty of tricks, but there’s plenty of treats too. You just have to know where to look and what to bake!...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 2:25pm

What’s the most popular Halloween candy?

If we’re being completely honest, there are just two things that matter this time of year, no matter your age: what Halloween costume you’ll be wearing and what goodies you’ll be handing out. While costume trends come and go, if you’ve ever wondered what the most popular...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:03pm

NYC is the best city to get pizza, according to TripAdvisor data

Let’s talk about pizza. Depending on where you’re from, tomato sauce, crust and cheese can mean very different things. There's the classic NYC pizza slice and the ever-daunting Chicago deep dish that my coworkers insist is the experience of all experiences. Some people go for...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:22pm

Red Owl Tavern and Stratus Rooftop Lounge deliciously mix the past with the present

The Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Philadelphia is known for its quality service, beautiful historic look and fabulous location in Old City. A lot of people love hotels for their amenities and boy does this hotel have two amazing perks. Stratus Rooftop Lounge and Red Owl Tavern are both located inside the...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:18pm

Federal Donuts on South Street is finally opening and offering delicious deals

Philly's favorite fried chicken and donut joint Federal Donuts is opening up a new location on South Street. The latest addition to the popular eatery was announced a few months ago, and the delicious debut is finally here.  The new Federal Donuts location on South Street is finally...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 1:49pm

Freebies and must-have deals for National Taco Day 2018

National Tequila Day came and went this year. So did National Avocado Day. And if you missed out on deals then, you’ll be glad to know National Taco Day 2018 is here to please your palate — or as Guy Fieri says, take you to "Flavortown." On October 4, major restaurant...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 8:40am

National Lobster Day: The best lobster rolls in Boston, according to FourSquare

As if you needed an excuse to enjoy lobster rolls in Boston, National Lobster Day arrives this week to pay tribute to the beloved crustacean. Celebrate the foodie holiday by ordering up the iconic New England dish at one of these local hotspots. In honor of National Lobster Day on Sept. 25,...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 1:47pm

Stranger Things pop up bar brings the Upside Down to Boston

Are you a Demogorgon on the dance floor? Can you play like a pro at Space Invaders? If the answer to either question is yes, then you'll want to check out this Stranger Things pop up bar in Boston this fall. Just in time for Halloween, Precinct Kitchen + Bar will receive an...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:47am