Food & Drink
Like much of the country the best time of year to be in Beantown is the fall; but for a very different reason. With perhaps more bars then trees in the city, Bostonians know how to celebrate the onset of fall; and the New England Craft Beer Festival is here to prove that.
The first day of fall is right around the corner, meaning you’ll soon be forced into activities such as apple picking, going on hay rides through pumpkin patches and taking selfies in front of the changing leaves. Joy.
Everywhere you look you’re seeing signs for pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin muffins and apple cider. It’s official: autumn has arrived.
We all enjoy a solid sack, tackle and kick, but things don’t always go so well for our teams and at these times we need some comfort food to balance it all out. When it comes to comfort food there is nothing like Southern cooking; but like the game itself, it is not for the faint of heart. Dense, hearty and delicious come to mind and there are few places that put it all together the way Lulu’s Allston does.
Wherever you are in Boston take a break from your studies, grab the MBTA to Harvard Square, and try Michael Scelfo’s new restaurant, Alden and Harlow.
A new Charlestown offshoot of the ubiquitous Legal chain, Legal Oysteria is the company’s first oysteria, specializing in Italian-style seafood.
An unassuming little gem in Beacon Hill, Barracuda Tavern is famous for fried seafood, 50+ craft beers and a nautically inspired atmosphere.
New to P-Town this year, Tin Pan Alley (part Rick’s Bar, part fine dining, part island fish shack) has found its home right in the heart of town, just one block from the Provincetown Pier.
Introducing Aeronaut Brewing, a newly opened microbrewery and food hub housed in a 12,000-square-foot warehouse in Somerville.
Loretta’s Last Call provides a welcome Dixie flair to the Fens with a Nashville-inspired dining room and Southern eats.