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Past articles by Jolyon:

Restaurant Review: O-Ya Is Still the Most Reliably Sublime Dining Splurge in Town

15 years into its remarkable run plying luxed-up Japanese bites, it still can't be beat. → Read More

Restaurant Review: A Shot Across the Bao

Sorting out the hits, myths, and sticky wickets at Wusong Road. → Read More

Restaurant Review: A World-Famous Chef Checks into a Harvard Square Hotel

Bay State native Mark Ladner has come home to open Bar Enza. Does his legendary lasagna travel, too? → Read More

Restaurant Review: Contessa Is Worth the Wait

How much hassle are you willing to put up with for extraordinary Italian? Back Bay’s new well-heeled Contessa is counting on molto. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Orfano Is a Triumphant Modern Take on Italian from Tiffani Faison

Powerhouse Fenway chef Tiffani Faison rolls out a cunning (re)vision of red-sauce Italian at Orfano for the Roaring 2020s. → Read More

Restaurant Review: The Table at Season to Taste –

Critic Jolyon Helterman's review of the Table at Season to Taste, from chef Carl Dooley, a former chef at Craigie on Main. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Our Fathers –

Read restaurant critic Jolyon Helterman's review of Our Fathers in Lower Allston. Does this Jewish deli/modern Israeli meze spot have the best pastrami sandwich on the East Coast? → Read More

Restaurant Review: Momi Nonmi –

Read restaurant critic Jolyon Helterman's review of Momi Nonmi in Cambridge, a Japanese gastro-tavern in Inman Square grappling with art, life, and texture. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Eventide Fenway –

Read restaurant critic Jolyon Helterman's review of Eventide Fenway in Boston, a seafood-shack-themed love letter from coastal Maine. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Cultivar –

Read critic Jolyon Helterman's review of Cultivar in Boston, a restaurant in the Ames hotel with lyrical platings and a hella tasty chicken for two. → Read More

Review: Ruckus in Boston

Read our review of Ruckus in Boston, the next-level ramen spinoff by Brian Moy of Shōjō. Critic Jolyon Helterman offers his take on Ruckus. → Read More

Review: Les Sablons in Cambridge

Are you a small-plates progressive, or a structured-course traditionalist? A Harvard Square bistro draws a line in the sand. → Read More

Review: Terra at Eataly Boston

Basking in the pleasures of the char at Eataly’s Boston flagship. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Ruka in Downtown Crossing

Peruvian-Japanese gets its grandiosity on at the Godfrey in DTX. You’re probably going to want a drink. → Read More

Review: Pagu in Cambridge

A dizzying Asian-Spanish mash-up debuts in Central Square. → Read More

Review: Benedetto in Cambridge

Modern Italian returns to the old Rialto space. → Read More

Review: Oak + Rowan in Fort Point

Dispatches from a culinary galaxy (seemingly) far, far away. → Read More

Review: Pabu in Downtown Crossing

Why Boston foodies should be rooting for Downtown Crossing’s tony new Japanese izakaya to get its act together already. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Mamaleh's in Kendall Square

At this new Jewish deli from the Hungry Mother team, the kreplach and chopped liver aren’t at all like what Bubbe used to make—and that may be a good thing. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Waypoint in Cambridge

Michael Scelfo gives everything on the menu a Midas touch. → Read More