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Boston: The Hit List


All the tinned fish, at Haley.Henry.

The Hit List

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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Courtesy of Petit Robert Bistro

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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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The ceviche at Celeste.

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The January Hit List: Asta, Turenne, Eventide Fenway, Celeste, and More

At a time of the year when many Boston residents enter unofficial hibernation, local restaurants are stepping up their takeout…

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The spread at Tanám.

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The December Hit List: Maccabee Bar, Tanám, The Lexington, O Ya, and More

As autumn comes to a close, there’s good news to be found up-and-down the Boston dining scene. O Ya is…

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Courtesy Fox & the Knife

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The November Hit List: Sarma, Atlántico, Fox & the Knife, Vincent’s, and More

Yes, the weather may be cooling, and our extended patio season is drawing to a close, but there’s still plenty…

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Part of the vegetable-focused, weekly changing menu at Cobble.

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The October Hit List: Cobble, Lord Hobo Seaport, Bronwyn, Coppa, and More

Fall is starting strong with the debut of a titanic beer garden in the Seaport, and the return of Bronwyn’s…

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Oleana's regular menu is available for outdoor dining or takeout, in addition to its takeout box to support Beirut relief.

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The September Hit List: Oleana, Bianca, Shojo, Ivory Pearl, and More

The waning days of summer have seen several dormant big names come back online, such as Shojo, State Park and…

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The August Hit List: Black Lamb, Spoke, Bar Mezzana, Haley.Henry, and More

There’s plenty of good news to go around with this Hit List. Restaurants that have been in slumber since March,…

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Fox & the Knife, Pagu, Moona, No Relation, and More: Now on the Resy Hit List

With restaurants in Massachusetts gradually reopening for outdoor dining, we’re starting to think about our classic Hit List habits. Favorites…

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