Food & Drink

World Baking Shop Sets Sights on Camberville

For Alyssa and Teddy Applebaum, it’s all about the grain. “Once people get introduced to it, it’s just like anything else that we’ve adopted and gotten really excited about that seemed weird 20 years ago, but now everybody gets it,” Teddy says. “There’s like 20 varieties of coffee and everybody talks about their variety of […]


Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant Roundup

Live Alive Life Alive is a destination for the crunchy (or crunchy-curious!) vegetarian, vegan, or omnivore. The official mission of Life Alive, in fact, is to “renew your energy and connection to life by soulfully serving you the most fantastic, vibrant, organic, therapeutic, whole food you could ever imagine.” Based on the line often displayed […]


Debating and Drinking: Wit’s End Comes to Inman Square

Inman Square is about to get wittier with the opening of Wit’s End in the former Hops N Scotch space. Pete Stein decided he needed to make a career shift when the small real estate company he worked for was acquired by a large corporation. He sat down and made a list of what types […]


Fall Flavors from the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts

The holiday season’s here, and no matter what you celebrate, there’s typically one common denominator: food. Whether it’s cooking a Thanksgiving meal for 20 or trying to spice up old family favorites for a small Christmas dinner, prepping a holiday spread can be tricky. But the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts (CSCA) has some recipes […]


City to Launch Food Truck Program

The City of Cambridge is accepting applications for a pilot program that will bring food trucks to Central Square, Cambridgeport, Kendall Square, and North Point Park next year. The move comes after numerous residents told city officials that they’d like to see food trucks, according to Lisa Hemmerle, director of economic development for the Community […]


Dan Dan, Duck, Bao, and Baked Alaska: Eater Boston’s Best Bites

You know her as the editor of Eater Boston, where she’s constantly scouring the city for breaking food news and tracking down the very best bites. But Rachel Leah Blumenthal is also a Camberville resident, which means she’s especially attuned to the current can’t-miss dining experiences north of the Charles. We asked Rachel to round […]


Mass Ave Diner By Day, m.A.d City By Night

Cambridge brunch staple Mass Ave Diner is adopting an alter ego this week: a funky, “Alice in Wonderland”-themed wine bar with pun-tastic fine dining. Mass Ave Diner will close at 3 p.m. starting Wednesday, and then a new restaurant deemed m.A.d City will take over. The concept: What if the Mad Hatter cooked your dinner? […]


PAGU Breaks into Breakfast

PAGU is making strides toward owner Tracy Chang’s dream of a multi-faceted restaurant for community gathering with the addition of a cafe menu and a weekly wine bar. The Japanese tapas restaurant came to Central Square in January and has been unrolling its offerings in the months since. First it offered dinner, then two months […]


Meet Your 2017 Scout’s Honored Winners: Lamplighter Brewing Co.

Lamplighter Brewing Company added a touch of funk to the city’s beer scene last year. In their taproom at 284 Broadway, guests are invited to grab a pint and enjoy a peek at the brewing process or sit down to board games while sampling brews that are fresh, flavorful—and often just a little off the […]


Full Moon Celebrates 20 Years of Family-Focused Dining

Ask any parent—eating out with kids can be complicated. So when Sarah Wheaton opened Full Moon in 1997, she did it with a concept that was radical in its simplicity: she’d serve delicious, complete meals in a space that outwardly, intentionally welcomed families with children. Full Moon will turn 20 in just a few months, and while the menu has […]