An homage to the salty seas of Boston’s ports, Saltie Girl serves seafood in every which way, from canned to raw, oysters to lobster, local to international. A boutique selection of aesthetically packaged fish will make you rethink anchovies and tuna as a culinary delight. Refreshing and light concoctions like coconut milk cocktails are served from chilled pails affixed to each table.
Renowned-baker, restaurateur and farmer’s market vendor Tzurit Or serves buttery pastries and her famous nut boxes at her many Boston locations. Hearty grain bowls and savory tarts are also offered.
A tiny espresso bar in the Leather District, find freshly roasted bags of beans alongside cold brew offerings.
Peculiarly hidden behind a convenience store, Bodega sells limited-edition kicks and other hard-to-find streetwear styles. An international online destination, storefronts can be found only in Boston and LA.
Grab a beautiful knick-knack, useful kitchen tool, or thoughtful gift from Black Ink’s eclectic collection.
As the name suggests, find a curated selection of hard-to-find French and Italian styles.
French & Italian
Find objects forged by makers, products that support causes, totems and treasures at Queen of Swords collaborative space.
Queen of Swords
This might be revealing our true inner nerd, but The Mapparium is a childhood globe-enthusiast dream come true. The experience includes a three-story, stained-glass, 360-degree view of our world enhanced by music and LED lights.
Sacco’s Bowl Haven
There are few things that bring us the same joy as a hilariously-competitive game of bowling that has the smell of wood-fired pizza wafting in the background–find it all at Sacco’s.
Find a moment of peace among the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s immersive collection of flowers, plants, textiles, furniture and architecture.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
A collection of contemporary art lives amongst workshops, performances, and more at ICA Boston’s waterfront digs.
Witness the changing of the seasons and catch a Shakespeare play in the park at Arnold Arboretum.