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The September Hit List: Celeste, Our Fathers, Contessa, and More

The swan song of summer brings a smattering of happy news to Boston diners, including the opening of a new…

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The August Hit List: Saltie Girl, T&B Wood-Fired, Menya Jiro, and More

Summer 2021 is going out on a high note with a pair of high-profile openings in the form of Banks…

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The band's all back together at No Relation.

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The July Hit List: Contessa, No Relation, Mida, and More

Buzzy new restaurant openings — remember those? In the surest sign yet that the new normal is looking normal-normal, the…

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A seafood platter at Cru.

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The Summer 2021 Hit List to Nantucket

With Massachusetts fully reopened, the island known as the Grey Lady is beckoning, and those who board the ferry for Nantucket…

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The June Hit List: The Emory, backbar, Para Maria, and More

With all COVID-related restrictions suddenly in the rear view, it’s arguably the best time to eat out in Boston in…

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The Summer 2021 Hit List to Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard

With the mercury rising and normalcy in sight, an escape to the Cape and its offshore islands is likely in…

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After more than a year, Bar Lyon (and its onion soup) are back.

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The May Hit List: Bar Lyon, Tip Tap Room, Barra, The Nautilus, and More

There’s a lot to love about the Hit List this month. We’ve got a big-name opening in the form of…

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All the tinned fish, at Haley.Henry.

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The April Hit List: Black Lamb, Haley.Henry, Nada Cart, and More

Hear that? It’s the sound of Boston’s restaurant scene whirring back to life, as the city’s renewed outdoor dining ordinance…

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The March Hit List, Lunch Edition: Shy Bird, Petit Robert, Sumiao Hunan Kitchen, and More

Let’s talk about lunch. Because after a year of hurried sandwiches between Zoom calls, perhaps king crab hand rolls, or short-rib…

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The February Hit List: Geppetto, Mikkusu, Coppa, and Café Polonia

Pandemic or not, February is a month when many New Englanders choose to stay indoors. The good news is that…

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