Moksa’s insane Vindaloo Wings will melt your soul

CAMBRIDGE — In the spirit of the 2013 football season, Moksa, an Asian fusion restaurant located in Central Square, has developed its own take on everyone’s favorite tailgate food with its new Vindaloo Wings ($6). Regarded as one of the hottest dishes available on Moksa’s menu, the vindaloo wings are an all-out blitz of jalapenos, […]

Spaghetti Bolognese

Since I am ethnically Chinese, a traditional dinner would be rice alongside some green vegetables, fish and a meat dish. It’s what my evening meal would look like everyday growing up and so naturally; I easily grew tired of Asian cuisine. In those instances, my mom would confide in the classic Italian dish, spaghetti Bolognese, […]

Red Lantern’s Blackened Salmon Roll

Red Lantern Restaurant & Lounge will celebrate its two-year anniversary from July 15 to July 28 with a special “From the Vault” menu. In addition to the current fare, the Back Bay Asian-fusion locale will feature highlights chosen from both customers and the Red Lantern crew, as well as a special favorite chosen by Executive […]

Root Beer Braised Short Ribs

The pop of a top, the fizz of the rich carbonation and the sweet taste of root beer– there are few things that evoke such fond memories. On Sunday, July 28th, 2013 at 6 p.m., Chef Paul Turano of Tryst Restaurant in Arlington, MA is collaborating with New England’s very own root beer company, Tower […]

Ginger Garlic Shrimp (Or Fish)

I like shrimp, and my friend likes fish. The great thing about this recipe is it can handle both of these types of seafood! Ingredients 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley 2 tablespoons of minced garlic 1 tablespoon of minced fresh ginger 2 tablespoons of chopped basil 2 tablespoons of lemon juice […]

Mexican food pairings inspired by today’s hot flavor trends

(ARA) — The summer party season has officially begun, meaning it’s time to plan fun get-togethers with family and friends. Food is central to any great celebration, but you don’t need to spend hours in the kitchen to create a unique and tasty menu. You simply need some great tips and easy tricks for pairing […]

Simple super steak secrets from Outback

(ARA) — Why is it that a steak from a restaurant just seems to taste better than what you make at home? Often, it’s because the chefs in the restaurant know the secrets of great grilling. “Steak is a summer staple for many home cooks when the weather permits, but things can go awry if […]

French Lemon Chicken with Couscous and Crispy Almond Filo Wrapped Asparagus

This recipe comes from Brasserie JO’s Executive Chef Nicholas Calias who knows a thing or deux about the French way of cooking and eating. Ingredients 4 Chicken Thighs .5 bottle White Wine .5 each Onion 1 Julienne Red Pepper 1 oz. Turmeric 1 oz. Garlic 3 sprigs Fresh Thyme 1 quart Chicken Stock Salt & […]

Tri-Tip with Cabernet Sauvignon Marinade

This year, Redwood Creek Wines joined the Arbor Day Foundation in planting thousands of trees in the nation’s forests. You can celebrate Arbor Day (or any day!) with a signature recipe from Redwood Creek Wines: Tri-Tip with Cabernet Sauvignon Marinade. The recipe pairs perfectly with Redwood Creek’s Rich Red Blend, which has flavors of dark cherry, brown spice and cloves. Tri-Tip with […]

Classic French-style Fondue

Fondue Sundays are back at Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro. During regular business hours every Sunday through the Spring we will be serving French-style Fondue that can be shared as an appetizer or enjoyed as an entree. Here is the recipe that uses Bergkäse, Emmentaler, and Gruyére cheeses. Ingredients 3 oz. dry white wine (we […]