Walk from Central toward Harvard Square and you’ll pass Mass Ave Diner, an unassuming, bare bones hole in the wall. Inside, the chairs sparkle with squishy red seats and a chalkboard promotes new beers and daily specials. Two tall windows let customers eat with the perfect street-watching view. But most importantly, a slew of people are perched at the bar, […]
Hungry for something new? You’re in luck. We’re less than a week into the new year, but already several highly anticipated eateries have opened their doors here in Cambridge—and a certain long-awaited cheesy collaboration will make its debut by the end of the month. PAGU 310 Mass. Ave. Opened: January 3 Hours: 5 – 11 p.m. Tuesday through […]
The restaurant honors a long legacy of fantastic food and a family-first focus in Central Square.
Just imagine the bragging rights you would’ve earned among your foodie friends if you had tried one of Craigie on Main‘s now-iconic dishes—the crispy-fried pig’s tails, for example, or that confit and roasted milk-fed pig’s head—before they even hit the menu. With the “Chef’s Whim R&D” series, which debuts tomorrow night, chef Tony Maws and chef de cuisine […]
“The way we write dishes—it’s a creative exercise.” Bondir founder Chef Jason Bond, whose 28-seat restaurant celebrates its fifth birthday next month, pauses to sip an espresso. “We’re finding these great ingredients and investigating them and thinking about them … there’s endless variations—it’s like a Rubiks cube.” Bond found his passion for food in college, where he was […]
Get ready to love your favorite veg dining spot even more than you do now: Veggie Galaxy and Booze Époque have teamed up to bring you a brand new, vegan-friendly bar menu—and it’s going to be totally one-of-a-kind. “We’ve been charged with creating an interesting menu with a somewhat limited set of ingredients,” says Booze Époque’s […]
Cambridge’s latest fast casual dining option might just have you rethinking your favorite dip. Tahaza Hummus Kitchen, which opened earlier this week at 1 Canal Park, is highlighting hummus rather than relegating it to the realm of snack packs and party platters. The restaurant’s build-your-own bowls, wraps and salads are made with local ingredients prepped in-house, […]