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The In-N-Out Award for Best Contrarian Burger

With its small, West Coast-style, flattop-griddled patty, South End gastropub The Gallows (1395 Washington Street, Boston, 617.425.0200) is swimming against the local tide of gigantic...
By MC Slim JB  |  October 03, 2011
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Review: Brighton Rock

For Graham Greene, the Catholic Church served more as a scourge than a comfort, but in Rowan Joffe's dreary, incoherent adaptation of Greene's 1939 novel, it merely offers an excuse to add choirs to the soundtrack.
Rowan Joffe's adaptation of Graham Greene's 1939 novel
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 26, 2011

Words of wisdom from the women of Boston's restaurant industry

Great article by our sister mag STUFF on the women in Boston's kitchens: Although the gender division of labor throughout human history has dictated that...
By Carly Carioli  |  February 22, 2011

2010 in Boston restaurants

It's not hard to name the restaurant trend of the year, which is gastro-pubs. Or rather, it is hard to name it, because that is such an unappetizing name for what has been a very revitalizing short-menu format.

By ROBERT NADEAU  |  December 24, 2010
Best New Gastropub (tie)

Best New Gastropub (tie)

Photo: JOEL VEAK The Gallows (1395 Washington Street, Boston, 617.425.0200) and Russell House Tavern (14 JFK Street, Cambridge, 617.500.3055) are drawing crowds through a combination...
By Stuff Boston  |  October 04, 2010

The Gallows

I think this gastropub thing is keeper, if we can just find it a more appetizing name. And the Gallows, while its kitchen can execute, also needs a better name.
The South End gets a killer gastropub
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  August 20, 2010


Drinking stories

Twenty-five thousand members of the Lutheran Youth Congress are leaving New Orleans. Replacing them are another kind of faithful, equally dedicated in their way to their calling: 15,000 eager bartenders.
How Boston's best barkeeps survived five days of around-the-clock cocktails
By LIZA WEISSTUCH  |  August 13, 2010


The "urban tavern" has become as commonplace as "lobster roll" in our local dining vernacular these days. With the uptick in bona fide chefs bringing...
By Stuff Boston  |  July 26, 2010


After the Bruins' ignominious exit from the 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs, you'd be forgiven for avoiding Canadian imports for a while. Don't do it, or...
By Stuff Boston  |  July 26, 2010
The Farmer’s Platter at the Gallows

The Farmer’s Platter at the Gallows

Photo: JOEL VEAK The restaurant business is full of "Goose That Laid the Golden Egg" stories. There's the South End gourmet pizza-maker whose highly profitable...
By MC Slim JB  |  July 12, 2010
Last Meal

Last Meal

Its origin may not involve the kind of romantic back story you'd want to discuss over a dinner date, but you have to admit that...
By Stuff Boston  |  May 31, 2010

Warped Tour Video: NOFX, Bayside, Gallows, Therefore I Am

Gallows instructs America on the proper ettiquette for a circle pit: "If you get knocked the fuck down it's your own fault." Plus a couple...
By Carly Carioli  |  July 25, 2009