Latest Food & Drink Stories

  • One step back

    Restaurants and bars change with the changing rules. State Street Brats is temporarily closed, Dexter’s opens for takeout and Gib’s is in limbo. Read more


  • Eating alone

    Senior meal sites are closed and will not be back soon. How are senior centers providing meals and a little companionship to the elderly? Read more

  • Championing cheese

    Tastes like victory — or aged cheddar, in this case. The Victory Cheese program promotes American artisanal cheesemakers, whose primary market had been restaurants and specialty cheese shops before COVID-19 hit. Read more

  • Reserve a seat at the Terrace?

    Can you be cool at the Union in 2020? Yes, but you need a reservation. Plus, picnics at Breese Stevens and more re-openings. Read more

  • Don’t fence me in

    The city’s Streatery outdoor cafe expansion plan moves ahead, with several downtown blocks submitting their plans for expanding into “cafe zones." Read more