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Cooking | Magazine
Recipes: Making ramen at home is worth the trouble
Go beyond the store-bought foam cups with this introduction to making tasty noodle dishes.
How to make the Bristol’s Javelina cocktail
Cachaça and gin? The combination might be a new standard.
Les Sablons pulls into Harvard Square. All aboard!
The restaurant comes from a team behind the likes of Eastern Standard, Island Creek Oyster Bar, and Row 34.
Self-Portrait opens, Boston Calling eats well, and other food news
Plus: North Square Oyster Bar is slated to open May 15 in the North End.
Industry hopes Trump will back off food labeling rules
The food industry is moving to capitalize on the administration’s anti-regulation agenda by seeking to revoke Obama-era rules.
UberEATS is bringing Union Square Donuts and Toro directly to your door
The food-delivery service launches in Boston on April 27.
From The Bar
What wine to pair with Vietnamese food?
At Marblehead’s Soall Bistro, a German white with “hints of lime and honey.”
Five brews you should be drinking right now
Will you be having the perfect lager or the road trip-worthy double IPA?
New England food wins awards
Who took home prestigious honors from the Specialty Food Association this year?
‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat’: a cookbook that will make you a better cook
Samin Nosrat provides a master class in the “four basic factors that determine how good your food will taste,” as she writes.
By the Glass
How to support central Italy after the earthquakes: Drink its wine
Producers here rely on tourism, which has fallen sharply.
In Gloucester, pasta for the people
At her little shop, Pastaio Via Corta, Danielle Glantz makes food customers really care about.
Where pho meets pad Thai
Arlington’s Noodle Market brings two cultures together.
Pop-up alert: Market features products from CommonWealth Kitchen
Thirty companies are offering their goods at CommonWealth Kitchen at The Street in Chestnut Hill.
Recipe: Chicken with tarragon-mustard cream sauce
A little easy indulgence for your weeknight.
The confident cook
Where there’s smoke, there’s baba ghanoush
The broiler is the secret to making this favorite spread with ease.
Cooking | Magazine
Recipes: A retro cocktail party menu with snacks and classic drinks
Puffed pastries, spiced nuts, champagne cocktails, gimlets, and more will get guests in a festive mood.
Sushi meets burritos at the Boston Seaport’s Yoki Express
The restaurant is part of a new cluster of fast-casual dining spots along the Seaport’s Boston Wharf Road, including by Chloe and Juice Press.
A craft beer bar on wheels
Avi Shemtov’s TAPPED beer truck will quench your partygoers’ thirst with kegs from brewers such as Aeronaut, Night Shift, Trillium, and more.
Les Sablons opens, Legal Fish Bowl debuts, and Flour grows (again)
Plus: The people behind Il Casale and dante are planning something new.
A taste of ‘Goodfellas’
Chefs Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer transform Coppa into a red-sauce joint for a night.
Starbucks barista has meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino
A Starbucks barista posted a (now-deleted) video to Twitter hoping to make orders for the coffee chain’s buzzed about Unicorn Frappuccino disappear.
Revisiting Heady Topper, with new perspective
Recalling a 2013 visit to Waterbury, Vt., and a recent taste test against Trillium’s Scaled Up double IPA.
From the Bar
How to make Red Lantern’s Sumo cocktail
It’s time for grapefruit and bubbles.
There’s a barista battle brewing in Boston
Big-name, big-money coffee roasters are pouring into Boston and that’s made it tough to hire baristas and make a go of the old-fashioned coffee house.
What is this new ‘Unicorn’ drink from Starbucks?
Starbucks is calling a limited-time beverage that changes colors and flavors with a stir of the straw a “Unicorn Frappuccino.”
You’ll soon be able to sip a beer on the Greenway
The open-air space, slated to open in June, will have views of Boston Harbor and several Trillium beers on tap.
In the high-risk restaurant business, how do chef-owners actually make a living?
Eggs for dinner, round-the-clock hours, roommates for life, and other less-than-glamorous tales from people who love what they do.
New restaurant Les Sablons opens in Harvard Square
The project comes from the folks collectively behind Branch Line, Eastern Standard, Island Creek Oyster Bar, and Row 34.
Ming Tsai restaurant Blue Ginger to close
The Wellesley fixture’s last day of service is June 3, and Tsai has a new project in the works.
From war torn Lebanon to a beloved South End diner
This is the story of chef and restaurateur Jay Hajj of Mike’s City Diner.
How does climate change affect the way the world cooks?
“Adaptive Farms, Resilient Tables” comes from the United Nations Development Programme, with some local ties.
Gre.Co is a Greek island on Newbury Street
Celebrate the independent businesses that stand out on this increasingly corporate stretch.
The CSA model evolves
One new area of growth for outfits like Farmer Dave’s: memberships in less-affluent urban communities.
Local restaurants lauded by Wine Spectator
Among those making the cut were Abe & Louie’s, Bistro du Midi, Deuxave, Grill 23 & Bar, Lucca, Sorellina, and Strega Waterfront.
Recipe: Braised oxtail with tomatoes and roasted potatoes
The longer this cut cooks, the better it gets, the meat turning soft and luscious.
Recipe: Muffin-tin financiers with jam
These little French cakes are named for the bankers who frequented a bakery in Paris’s financial district more than a century ago.
What does ‘certified transitional’ mean?
A look behind the designation, new this year, and its impact on consumers wanting to eat organic food.
In Beverly, a compressed taste of southern Italian hospitality
The two-year-old Toscana Bar Italiano does a lot right in a small space and has plans to expand.
At Eataly restaurant Terra, a view of the sky, a connection to the land
You’ll find lots of grilled food, plenty of pasta, and a really cool barrel-aged beer program.
New sounds at Scampo
Italian food, live music, cocktails for two — sounds like the makings of a sultry evening, doesn’t it?
Palo cortado: the most romantic style of sherry?
This rich, round version of the fortified Spanish wine comes with an intriguing backstory.
T.W. Food becomes Self-Portrait, Freepoint opens, and other restaurant news
Plus: Davis Square wine bar Spoke rises again.
Trump Jr. mocks college students’ concern over Chick-fil-A
Donald Trump Jr. has taken to Twitter to mock a group of Pittsburgh college students opposed to the addition of a Chick-fil-A restaurant to their campus.
A little matzo etiquette, please
Where not to hide the afikomen. Plus, how to call a politician.
Ten hospitalized in E. coli outbreak at Chicken & Rice Guys
The chain temporarily closed its four restaurants in Boston and Medford and grounded its food trucks.