Category: Food

  • GoFundMe launched for family of Mass. mother who drowned saving son

    Local News “Throughout her life, Melissa’s greatest fulfillment was her role as a mother, a facet that defined her above all else.” 44-year-old Melissa Bagley drowned while trying to save her son after he feel into the water at Franconia Falls. Bagley Family Fund in Memory of Melissa Bagley GoFundMe page A GoFundMe has been…

  • Looking for lobster rolls? Here are 5 women-owned restaurants to visit across New England.

    Food Support these restaurants in New England, three of which are Black-owned, who offer a quality dish. The lobster roll at Saltie Girl, owned by Kathy Siddell. Photo courtesy of Saltie Girl We know that during a quintessentially New England summer, a great meal likely includes a lobster roll. Slathered in mayo or served hot…

  • Dunkin’ Spiked, a buzzy beverage line, will launch in late August

    Food News The alcoholic iced coffees and iced teas will hit stores soon. Dunkin’ will be launching its new Dunkin’ Spiked Iced Coffees and Iced Teas. Photo courtesy of Dunkin’ If you’re looking for a caffeinated beverage with an extra kick, Dunkin’ will soon have you covered. Dunkin’ Spiked products, ready-to-drink alcoholic iced coffees and…

  • MIDA opens on East Boston’s waterfront

    Food This is the third location for the Italian restaurant. MIDA East Boston opened Aug. 6 on Lewis Street. Photo courtesy of J.J. Welch and Company A restaurant from a celebrated chef just opened a new location in East Boston, bringing flavorful Italian fare to the neighborhood. MIDA East Boston began welcoming guests on August…

  • True Bistro in Somerville will close at the end of the month

    Restaurants The upscale, vegan restaurant is known for globally-inspired cuisine. The modern vegan restaurant True Bistro is known for sophisticated fare. Photo by Russ Mezikofsky If you’re a vegan diner, you may be disappointed to hear about the loss of one plant-based food establishment in Somerville this summer. True Bistro, a restaurant serving upscale vegan…

  • Sloane’s will bring comfort food with flair to Allston

    Restaurants Chef Sarah Wade is opening her second restaurant next week. The Oklahoma Onion Burger at Sloane’s. Photo courtesy of Earl Studios A renowned chef who achieved television fame several years ago is debuting a new eatery in Allston, serving up comfort food with an original twist. Sloane’s, chef Sarah Wade’s second restaurant, is opening…

  • 5 restaurant openings we’re excited about this month

    Restaurants Add these new restaurant openings to your list. A spread from Nan Xiang Express. Handout It’s August, and in the city that means we’re looking for more places to beat the heat inside. Luckily, there’s a number of recent restaurant openings where you can go to chill and be chill this month, from a…

  • ‘This time, I’m doing something small’: A 15-seat Stella opens in Newton

    Restaurants The new Stella features some old favorites like the pasta bolognese. Stella’s orecchiette pasta with Italian sausage, garlic, tomatoes, Parmesan, and parsley. Handout Chef Evan Deluty is getting back in the game, but gently.  Deluty opened a petite iteration of his renowned Stella restaurant, a onetime star of the South End dining scene, but this…

  • Fields West, a laid-back restaurant and bar, opens in Allston

    Restaurants The neighborhood regains a previously shuttered social space with an artistic flair. Beef sliders at Fields West. Handout Fields West, a restaurant, bar, and arts space opening Aug. 5 in Allston, takes its name from a painting: “Fields West of Boston” by Cambridge-based artist Washington Allston, which he painted when the neighborhood was still…

  • Nan Xiang Express opens in Chinatown

    Restaurants The fast casual spot took over the former Gourmet Dumpling House space. Menu items from Nan Xiang Express. Photo courtesy of Nan Xiang Express If you’ve been craving soup dumplings, there’s a restaurant chain that has launched a new location in Boston’s Chinatown. Nan Xiang Express will hold a grand opening in early August,…