Who says soups are the only way to keep a cold at bay? Honey can be used for more than just sweetening your tea. Good for providing antibiotics, relieving throat and cough irritation, and alleviating allergies, add more of this golden liquid to your diet. Here are 11 dishes that will help.
Revisit your Greek roots—or pretend that you have some— by ordering this sugary dessert. Layered with phyllo, custard, dried fruits, and Greek honey, this is a perfect pairing for any honey lover. 79 Park Plaza, 617-422-0008
Visit Sweet Cheeks for the “World’s Best Biscuits,” voted by Forbes, and order their Bucket o’ Biscuits and honey butter. Tip: If you can’t finish the biscuits (they’re huge) have them pack them and the butter to go. Voila, breakfast! 1381 Boylston St., 617-266-1300
Take a bite out of this not-so-traditional sandwich as Wahlburgers adds a housemade honey-garlic mayo to crispy onions, lettuce, caramelized onions, and a seared chicken breast. 132 Brookline Ave., 617-927-6810
Known for their diverse and flavorful menu composed of Moroccan and Arabic delights, Moona also serves delectable dips to their guests. Accompanied with a variety of pickles and olives, their most popular dip is made from turnips, cinnamon, honey, and beets. 243 Hampshire St., Cambridge, 617-945-7448
Visit Restaurant Dante for their mouth-watering version of arancini. Stuffed with porcini risotto and truffle honey, this dish is a modern take on an old classic. 40 Edwin H Land Blvd., Cambridge, 617-497-4200
Dig into the tender skirt steak tips at the Seaport restaurant. Marinated in soy sauce, seaport honey, sugar, oil, and fresh spices, this dish is mimicked after a black diamond marinade that Chef Tobin discovered in Cape Cod. 1 Seaport Ln., 617-385-4304