Getting Salty

Getting Salty with Ming Cao of JP Fuji Group

Under his cousin Jimmy Liang’s tutelage — “I was his student; he was my sensei,” Liang says — Cao rose to become the group’s executive chef, specializing in sushi. Whatever you do, don’t try to feed him noodles when he ordered dumplings.


Beyoncé, Meghan Markle, and other stars gather at ‘Lion King’ London premiere

The European premiere of “The Lion King” was a royal affair at London’s Odeon Luxe. 

Cosmetically challenged produce, delivered straight to your door

Now, fruits and vegetables that aren’t attractive enough for grocery store shelves — but edible and tasty just the same — have a new purpose, thanks to Imperfect Produce.


When it’s hot, buckle and make a Bee’s Knees

Its chill, which ushers in a muted botanical kick, is the opposite of the sizzling heat, and in this case, opposites certainly attract.


Chuck Klosterman talks about his first book of short stories, ‘Raised in Captivity’

Klosterman will chat about this new book with author Tom Perrotta on Wednesday at the Cambridge Public Library.


Boston celebrates Bastille Day

The annual Back Bay block party drew an enthusiastic crowd to revel in everything French.


Stephen King says Trump is ‘scarier’ than any of his novels — but reminiscent of one in particular

In a NowThis News video interview, the Maine author compared President Trump to the antagonist of his 1979 novel “The Dead Zone,” calling him a “boogeyman” he’d feared even 40 years ago.


Robert Kraft steps out with new woman

The woman, reportedly a New York City doctor, was first seen cozying up to the billionaire Patriots owner in early June at the French Open final in Paris, joining him in the VIP boxes.

Recent home sales in Boston and Cambridge (July 10)

WEST ROXBURY: 19 Franclaire Drive; Colonial, built 1965, 1,600 square feet, 7 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 3,068-square-foot lot. $630,000 |

Recent home sales south of Boston (July 10)

EASTON: 378 Purchase St; One-family Raised Ranch, built in 1960, 1,056 square feet, 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths 30,00. $388,000 |

Faulty flowers: Doing this impedes rhododendron bloom

Ask the Gardener’s Carol Stocker discusses perennial plant care and suggests two books for New England gardeners. |

How to pack for moving day without destroying your relationship

One couple I know recalls their move from Puerto Rico to Washington, D.C., in the early 1970s with horror. Read more on

Home of the Week: For $619,900, a slice of waterfront in Foxborough

The home has three bedrooms — and a 10-person sauna. See the latest listings are

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