Food & Drink

Keeping Produce Local with Pemberton Farms Marketplace

PEMBERTON FARMS MARKETPLACE – BEST ECO-FRIENDLY BUSINESS & GARDEN SUPPLIES2225 MASSACHUSETTS AVE.(617) 491-2244PEMBERTONFARMS.COM More than 89 years after starting as a small fruit and vegetable shop, Porter Square’s Pemberton Farms hasn’t stopped growing. “We never get comfortable. We’re always innovating and changing with trends and times,” says third-generation owner Tom Saidnawey. “We’ve expanded our physical […]

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Same Space, Different Drink: Meet Curio Wine Bar

There are a number of details East Cambridge residents might call upon to describe their neighborhood. There’s the sweeping views of the Charles from North Point Park, the piercing squeal of the ungreased Green Line cars looping around to finish their routes at Lechmere. And the scent of Curio Coffee’s waffles wafting down Cambridge Street. […]


Sustainability From Barn to Block

I’m not sure what left a stronger impression: the sight of all the red-aproned butchers gathered around their block, or the stark hush of the place.  It’s quiet. Like a morgue, which feels fitting. There’s only the hum of the refrigerator and steady scraping sounds—careful hands wielding plastic tools, brushing bone dust from the surface […]


Living On the Veg

Nüssli118° creates plant-based treats that defy stereotypes and delight taste buds It sits on the plate before you, and you do your best not to simply stuff the whole thing into your mouth. It’s a lemon square. Specifically: A ginger-lemon square with a light maple glaze, on a crust of almonds and cashews, with a […]