• Quacker Barrel
    Photo Credit: Dan Watkins

    Drink of the Moment

    Quacker Barrel

    A splash of fatty duck liver might compel timid imbibers to run foie, foie away. Not Ted Kilpatrick, bar manager at No. 9 Park. A sophisticated follow-up to his Old Foieshioned, La Vie du Canard ($14) is a carefully composed cocktail for gourmands… More>

  • Unrisky Business
    Photo Credit: Emily Knudsen


    Unrisky Business

    There are three kinds of neighborhood restaurants. There’s the kind serving cheap, tasty grub that’s great when you’re too tired to cook. You have the hidden gem you’re thankful for when you have a special occasion and the cash to properly celebrate… More>

  • Burning Up
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    Burning Up

    So what the heck is Bellflower? That’s an excellent question. An angsty missive from the broken heart of dude nation, Bellflower is the story of love gone wrong with a heady, apocalyptic twist… More>

  • Family values


    Family values

    Given the Avett Brothers’ sentimental songs and the fact that both siblings married and settled near their parents’ North Carolina farm, it’s no surprise that younger brother Seth prefers a family-friendly festival to other venues… More>

  • Family Style
    Photo Credit: Dan Watkins

    First Taste

    Family Style

    Kendall Square has long had the reputation of a neighborhood that shuts down when the techies log off for the evening. But as the recent string of restaurant openings proves, professional Googlers and their cohorts often prefer bites to gigabytes… More>

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