In Providence, Yoleni’s — the ‘Greek Eataly’ — is right at home

Located in the historic Tilden-Thurber jewelry company building in downtown Providence, it’s a scaled down version of the original flagship store, in Athens. The “experience store” opened in May.

Munch Madness

// Oleana wins Munch Madness 2017

By only six votes, Oleana edged out Myers + Chang.

Dining Out

Dining Out reviews

// Where should you eat this week?

Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Cheap Eats

Cheap Eats reviews

// Budget-friendly fare around Boston

There are dishes you can order for under $20 at eateries.

Latest Food & Dining headlines

Just Dunkin’: Dunkin’ Donuts to change its name

Doughnuts are still on the menu, but Dunkin’ Donuts is renaming itself Dunkin’ to reflect its increasing emphasis on coffee and other drinks.

Sue Brady Hartigan with her husband, Craig, and their children (from left) Charlotte, CJ, and Grace.

The VIP Lounge | Sue Brady Hartigan

The VIP Lounge with disc jockey Sue Brady Hartigan

We caught up with the Stoneham native, who lives in Wellesley with her husband, to talk about all things travel.

See potatoes become chips during a tour of Cape Cod Potato Chips.


Food & Travel: Savoring food factory tours

There’s something exciting about seeing how some of our favorite local foods are made. The free samples aren’t bad either.

Pork chops with creamy braised cabbage and leeks

The confident cook

Recipe: Pork chops with creamy braised cabbage and leeks gets fall off to a running start

This hearty dish will shake off the chill and remind you of the pleasures of seasonal eating.

The Tomato Bisque, with a hint of bacon, and baby grilled cheese at Revival Cafe + Kitchen.

What She’s Having

Tomato soup and grilled cheese revived at a new Cambridge cafe

At the four-month-old Revival Cafe + Kitchen in an office park behind the Alewife T in Cambridge, co-owner and chef Steve “Nookie” Postal is making a modern version of a childhood favorite.

Green Monster Mint cookies from Top Shelf Cookies in Dorchester have green mint chips.

Clinching a win with Top Shelf Cookies

Heather Yunger believes her cookies helped the Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup in 2011.

Bon Appetit Creperie offers classics with a twist

Cheiha Chleuh received the ultimate compliment from a Parisian: “Your crepes are perfect.” With the help of her twin daughters, she runs Bon Appetit Creperie, a stall in the Boston Public Market they opened in July.

Recipe: Fruit Jam Pie

Nancy Warner (left) of Potlicker Kitchen with her twin sister, Susan Hemphill, at the Vermont Cheese Festival in August.

Wandering inspires jars full of taste

Nancy Warner, the founder and recipe developer at Potlicker Kitchen in Stowe, has a knack for unconventional yet seductively tasty jams and jellies. Peach Basil? Cabernet Black Pepper Wine Jelly? Maple Stout Beer Jelly? She offers these and more.

By the Glass

Somms’ journey sparks new thinking about New Zealand wines

The Daddonas were keen on exploring wines that have little presence in Massachusetts.

Tomato-cheddar bread pudding

Seasonal Recipes

Recipe: Layer bread, late-season tomatoes, and cheddar in this savory pudding for a crowd

Not all bread puddings are intended for the dessert table. This savory bread pudding can be served at brunch, taken to a school potluck dinner, or prepared for weekend guests.

Zucchini-herb frittata

Seasonal Recipes

Recipe: To make this family-friendly frittata, mix sweet onion and zucchini with fresh herbs

Serve the frittata as a weeknight family dinner with a salad or a plate of sliced tomatoes drizzled with olive oil, or set it on a brunch buffet.

Bottles of wine at a supermarket in Beijing.

UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016

Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Bell Pepper, Fennel, and Goat Cheese Panade.

Cooking | Magazine

Recipe: A meatless casserole with French flair

Stale bread and harvest vegetables are the stars of panade, a savory, autumn treat.

Charlie Redd (left) and Keenan Langlois serve up pizza and kabobs in Somerville’s Davis Square.

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Fired up about Dragon Pizza in Somerville’s Davis Square

The restaurant received high praise from Globe food writer Kara Baskin: “This is the tastiest pizza I’ve ever eaten in this town.”

Brown rice and eggplant with spicy whipped feta at Saloniki.


Meet the Beat Brew Hall and Saloniki’s flagship location

Restaurant news you can use.

C.N. Smith Farm is among the Massachusetts orchards offering pick-your-own apples.


Where to pick your own apples this fall

Before you leave for picking, call the farm. Some have websites so you can check apple varieties and other activities.

Bonnie Bennett and her husband, Tony, own and operate the Kakawa Chocolate House in Santa Fe. They will open their second shop in Salem, near the Peabody Essex Museum.

Enticing chocolate elixirs headed Salem’s way

Kakawa Chocolate House of Santa Fe will be the chocolatier’s second location.

Cofounder Jon Olinto at One Mighty Mill in Lynn.

Hoping wheat will rise again at One Mighty Mill

In downtown Lynn, childhood friends Jon Olinto and Tony Rosenfeld are going against the grain.

Boston, MA - 9/12/18 - Jahriffe Mackenzie (cq), Nahdra Ra-Kiros (cq), and Chesterfield Coppin (cq) (not present) are co-owners of Oasis Vegan Veggie Parlor (cq), at 340 Washington Street in Dorchester. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 19oasis Reporter: Devra First

Devra First

How one black-owned vegan restaurant aims to empower its neighborhood

In Four Corners in Dorchester, Oasis Vegan Veggie Parlor offers soulful food made with love, along with a vision for the future.

The Nantucket Cranberry Festival, Bash at the Bog, returns Oct. 6.

Here, there, and everywhere

Travel news you can use.

The confident cook

Recipe: Dinner-in-a-skillet combines boneless chicken breasts, apple slices, and sauteed onions

In this dish, baking apples (Cortland, Golden Delicious, Honey Crisp, Rome Beauty, Baldwin) will hold their shape, but use any variety you happen to have; it really doesn’t matter.

Turn those apples into cider at home

“Ciderhouse Cookbook” teaches you step-by-step how to make hard and sweet ciders.

Whole-wheat bread

Seasonal Recipes

Recipe: If you’ve ever wanted to bake bread, this whole-wheat loaf is your starting point

With only four ingredients — flour, yeast, salt, and milk — this is among the simplest, and most satisfying, bread recipes.

The chicken gyro at Ani Catering and Café in Belmont.

What she’s having

Ani Catering & Café makes eating healthier taste really good

Ani runs a brisk office catering business — they even do weddings — but visiting in person still feels like a secret. It shouldn’t be.

Spaghetti with corn, tomatoes, and basil

Recipe: Corn, tomatoes, and basil give spaghetti one last sigh of summer

Say farewell to summer’s harvest with this quick spaghetti dish, tossed with shaved corn kernels, cherry tomatoes, and everyone’s favorite fresh herb.

Fresh pressed juice and the Island Bowl at Carrot Flower in Jamaica Plain.

Carrot Flower brings a healthy sweetness to Jamaica Plain

JP resident Audrey White opened the shop because she felt the area was lacking a smoothie and juice bar with other nutritious choices.

Chris Lohring of Notch Brewing Co.


Q&A with Chris Lohring of Notch Brewing Co.

The founder of the Salem brewery started brewing professionally in 1992, and since 2010 has been making mostly European, mostly session beers.

John Whaite


Q&A with John Whaite, the law student who won ‘The Great British Baking Show’

The now 29-year-old star baker’s fourth cookbook, “Comfort: Food to Soothe the Soul,” will be published here in October.

The head chef at the Elysee Palace showed off the presidential home’s collection of 19th-century copper pans.

Secrets from basement of France’s presidential palace shared

Elysee Palace had a rare public airing Saturday, when the home of French presidents opened its doors to a small, but lucky group of ordinary citizens.

hot ticket

Boston Public Market hosts annual harvest bash

There’ll be live music, dancing, and photo ops with the market’s “Pumpking” fall mascot.

Scrambled eggs with chorizo and piquillo peppers.

Cooking | Magazine

Recipes: Tapas-inspired eggs for breakfast, lunch, or dinner

In Spain, eggs can be served any time, including as tapas to accompany drinks.


Top of the table

Local designers team up to raise funds to combat homelessness in the city’s second annual Heading Home to Dinner.


Bidding adieu to Brasserie Jo

The French brasserie inside The Colonnade Hotel will close on Oct. 7, after 20 years in business. The hotel will undergo a reimagining, with new features debuting in early 2019.

From top: Prawns a la plancha, ceviche, and the dining room at Casa Caña, inside Studio Allston, which used to be the Days Hotel on Soldiers Field Road.

Quick Bite

Casa Caña, Latin American cuisine and good vibes at the Studio Allston hotel

There’s salsa music on the stereo; empanadas on your plate; and a magenta palm tree, alone, in the lobby.

Lorenzo Savona and wife Susan

The VIP Lounge with ‘Lorenzo the wine guy’

Lorenzo Savona has made a name for himself in New England as a leading wine sommelier.

Brasserie Jo is inside The Colonnade Hotel, which will undergo “a reimagining.”

Brasserie Jo to close next month after 20 years

The French restaurant opened at The Colonnade Hotel in 1998 and was named for chef-owner Jean Joho, who served hearty Alsatian food in a raucous room.

Recipes: Curtido and mixed farmers’ market vegetables

Before you dive in, make sure to research safe fermentation techniques online or in one of many good fermentation books that are now available.

Cynthia Nixon put lox on a cinnamon raisin bagel, and the Internet exploded

Kellyanne Conway’s husband tweeted “Lox her up?” as #bagelgate took Twitter by storm.

Fuku comes to the One Seaport building later this year.

Fuku pops up at Little Donkey this week

Fuku, the much-admired East Village sandwich shop started by David Chang, will serve fried chicken, slushies, and fries, before it comes to the One Seaport building later this year.

A variety of pickled foods in jars and on plates at Commonwealth Cambridge.

Boston culinarians, researchers, entrepreneurs helping drive a global fermentation revolution

It’s a hub of progress in an area with transformative potential in gastronomy, agriculture, health, and other sectors.

Himmel Hospitality Group brought together Eventide Oyster Co. chefs and Winter Point Oyster Farm employees for dinner on Winter Point in Portland, Maine.

The chef’s version of ‘What’d you do over the summer?’

For the third summer in a row, in a program titled “Himmel Hits the Road,” the company has spent weeks bringing its top-performing chefs, beverage directors, and managers, and servers on lengthy road trips to many of the farms they work with, and to join up and cook with other restaurants that work with those same farms.

Green shakshuka

The confident cook

Recipe: The traditional North African shakshuka goes green

We trade tomatoes for cooked chard and spinach in this version of shakshuka. Add chickpeas, feta, and plenty of fresh cilantro and serve as a weekend brunch dish or an easy weeknight dinner.

Toilets of Boston on Instagram ranks local restaurant loos so you don’t have to

You feel flush, so you want to dine out. You desire a restaurant that serves excellent food and provides hospitable service. But you also deserve a clean bathroom.

Seven Hills Pasta cofounders Giulio Caperchi and his wife, Carol.

Seven Hills Pasta Co. makes dried pasta even an Italian grandmother would approve of

Giulio Caperchi uses only two ingredients, high quality semolina and water, and pasta machines imported from Italy.

Parker’s Maple Cotton Candy

If you like cotton candy and maple syrup, you and your sweet tooth are in luck

Parker’s Real Maple founder Joshua Parker has turned his passion into a business.

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Matt Viser | Double Shot

// The buzz on coffee and the people who drink it

Presidential coffee history, the Costco coffee habits of Michael Dukakis, and a journey for the perfect cup.