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Pies worth every mile

Pies worth every mile

If you think Bostonians are the only people loyal to their beloved pizzerias, you’ve got to do some border-crossing.
BBQ

Best barbecue

Contrary to myth, you need neither a bluetick hound nor a pickup truck to enjoy eating Southern barbecue. Here is a guide to 10 of New England's smokiest grills.
buffalo wings

Buffalo wing favorites

The recipe has many different variations but to each his or her own. In New England, there are plenty to choose from.
irish

Best Irish pubs

The delight of Irish pubs lives in the details, whether the taste of a perfectly poured pint, or the quip of another patron. Here are 10 favorites in the region.
Great Mass. diners

Great Mass. diners

Rescued or refurbished, serving breakfast or after the bars close, these lunch cars vintage 1907-57 still cook on all burners.
chocolate

Top chocolatiers

If you want to buy your sweetheart some chocolate he or she will truly appreciate chocolate prepared locally by those who make it their craft.
Maine's savory Asian cuisine

Maine's savory Asian cuisine

Much has been made of Maine’s local food culture. There has been a lot less hype about the ethnic restaurants, many of which serve delicious, carefully made food — true to this mother’s kitchen or that night market vendor’s street cart.
The New England taste test

The New England taste test

So you think you know the state of favorite and famous foods in the region? Prove yourself a New England foodie. Test your knowledge with this savory quiz, compiled by seven Globe correspondents from all around the region.
Maine
Go on a Maine food tour

Go on a Maine food tour

Looking for the best lobster or micro brewed beer in Portland? Learn more about this bustling seaside city.
New England
True sense of summer

True sense of summer

Few food destinations are more synonymous with summer in New England than the region's countless clam and lobster shacks.
Maine
If great fried fish is your Maine thing

If great fried fish is your Maine thing

Maine's fried fish joints are delectable destinations. At these 10 coastal gems expect big portions, low prices, and homemade desserts as alluring as the catch of the day.
Argentina
Tastes from this end of the earth

Tastes from this end of the earth

Winemaker's in Patagonia pick, haul, desteam, and crush grapes with their feet but still maintain their rough, isolated frontier feeling.
Spain
At the nexus of food, art, and soul

At the nexus of food, art, and soul

Every year, it’s said that millions try for the few thousand seats at El Bulli, for the six months it’s open. The odds are not in their favor.
Boston
Baked stuffed lobster from B&G Oysters

Six great seafood spots

While there's obvious choices like Legal Seafoods and Summer Shacks, here's an insider's guide to other sumptuous offerings.
Canada
poutine

Quebecois true comfort food

If Quebec were a country, poutine (poo-TEEN) would be its national food.