Karen Akunowicz: The best new restaurants in Boston

Own the Boston restaurant scene with our guide to the city’s best new restaurants, bars and where to eat right now

By Eric Grossman and Time Out Boston Staff

The best food trucks in Boston? Yeah, you’ve hit those. The best bars in Boston? You’ve checked those out too. If someone wants to know where to get the best brunch in Boston, you’re their phone-a-friend. But it’s a near-impossible task to keep tabs on the area’s best new restaurants. Newcomers have been popping up on the dining scene on a near-constant basis, and the ever-evolving Boston food scene shows no signs of abating. The question is not if, but when, you visit the city’s newest culinary hot spots.

Fox & the Knife

South Boston

Inspired by her time living and working in Modena, chef Karen Akunowicz opened Fox & the Knife, where fostering a sense of community is just as important as creating innovative and memorable Italian dishes. And what would a night of Italian food be without an apertivi? Luckily, the cocktail list includes the essentials, while their extensive wine list has options from around the globe.

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