Time Out Market Boston spreads out across more than 29,000 square feet of prime Fenway real estate. Inside the expansive space are a tasty assortment of eateries that combine to form a best-in-the-city roster, including some of Boston’s best restaurants and chefs. With so many tempting dishes to choose from—and, we presume, only one stomach—you’ll want to know which items to prioritize if you're looking to inspire food envy and get some serious likes. Whether it's a masterpiece of modern gastronomy or a creative, gut-busting bite from a James Beard Award winner, here are the Time Out Market Boston dishes your followers will be lusting over.
Food envy at Time Out Market Boston
Looking for the most 'Gram-worthy plates at Boston's first curated culinary hub? Here's what to order to inspire food envy.
How to inspire food envy at Time Out Market Boston
anoush’ella—named after an Armenian expression of love, meaning “may it be sweet”—churns out wildly colorful Eastern Mediterranean dishes made from fresh, authentic ingredients. Post a pic of a crave-worthy mezze spread—walnut harissa, labne, grilled halloumi, baked chickpea fritters—and watch the raves start flooding into your comments.
The award-winning team behind Union Square Donuts, led by co-founder Josh Danoff, has been serving up mouth-watering treats throughout the Boston area for more than a half-dozen years. USD takes its craft to the next level by making each donut from scratch every day; brioche dough is used to create light and airy pillows, each with a soft and fluffy texture. All glazes, sugars, jams, and creams are made in-house using real ingredients. Create your own colorful, edible collage and try several of the inventive flavors; may we suggest Vietnamese coffee, brown butter hazelnut crunch or maple bacon?
Michael Schlow’s first-ever pizzeria specializes in Roman-style pies. Go for a classic option (imported San Marzano tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil) or splurge and treat yourself to the sinful combo of wild mushroom, truffle and grated Parm. Either way, post a pic of your perfect pie and your friends might just wonder if you snuck off to Italy and forgot to tell them.
Some of the most eye-popping comestibles in all of Time Out Market can be found at this temple of healthy living. Let your followers know that yes, you're capable of taking a break from burgers and donuts by posting a pic of a colorful salad, avocado toast or acai bowl.
Lovers of Italian food will be jealous when they see your snaps of “Mimi’s famous meatballs,” with whipped ricotta and spicy tomato basil sauce. And serious local foodies who were fans of Michael Schlow’s dearly-departed Via Matta will take delight in seeing pics of the chef's creations such as rigatoni with spicy fennel sausage ragu and spaghetti with San Marzano tomatoes and fresh basil.
Let your audience think you're living the high life by sending visual proof of an epicurean feast. Grab a bottle of a food-friendly wine from the Time Out Market Bar, a couple of tasty, inventive sandos (or a cheese and charcuterie plate) from BISq, and head out to the sunny outdoor patio.
Vincent Turco uses traditional Italian recipes to create small-batch, handmade gelato made from local, organic and additive-free ingredients. Let your people see you enjoying a cup of sinful tiramisu or creamy Sicilian pistachio and wait for the likes to flood in. For an extra-colorful (and less calorific) option, you can always opt for the refreshing, water-based fruit sorbets instead.
Who doesn't love a drool-worthy surf and turf shot? Cusser’s makes it easy by offering up upscale versions of classic North Shore favorites, including roast beef sandwiches (made with rare wagyu) and lobster rolls (served cold with tarragon and grainy mustard mayo, or hot with lobster beurre rouge).