“This was a feast indeed, a rare treat of a novel so richly evocative that the reader cannot help but lose themselves in the wonder of arriving in ancient Rome.” From the Goodreads review quoted above to NPR’s food blog The Salt, critics and writers are devouring local author Crystal King’s novel Feast of Sorrow, a […]
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“I love a big boot—that’s just a big kick to the face, you can never go wrong,” chuckles Max Pelham. “Head butts, and even just a good punch—it sounds boring, but if you can throw a good punch it’s everything.” Pelham—AKA Axl Keegan and later Mickey Keegan—knows it’s quite the juxtaposition: a WWE-affiliated wrestler who, for […]
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, […]
Thirst Boston, a cocktail conference (seriously!) that brings the city’s bartending experts together for a celebration of sipping locally, returns on April 28 with panels, classes and—of course—a few parties. One of those experts is Cambridge’s Naomi Levy, who’s participating in a seminar called “Title Town: How to Make Friends & Win Cocktail Competitions.” The decorated […]
But some residents have expressed concern about the D.C.-based pizzeria’s plans.
Café ArtScience has drinking and dining down to… well, a science.
Saturday, February 25 is National Clam Chowder Day—and honestly, we’re surprised the state of Massachusetts hasn’t declared this a public holiday. We’ve rounded up some places in Cambridge and Somerville celebrating the day by serving up delicious chowdah, brews and other classic New England staples. Here’s where you can grab a bowl of chowder […]
Our January/February issue was packed with info on Cambridge’s coolest gyms, trainers and outside-the-box workouts—now, it’s time to talk fitness-fueling food.
There’s drinking to forget problems—and then, there’s drinking to address them.
Sure, you can show up to that holiday party with a bottle of wine or a cheese platter—but a year from now, who’s going to remember what you brought? Here’s something everyone will remember: if you arrive with something you fermented yourself. Fermentation is a fairly intuitive process—it’s not nearly as intimidating as it might […]
It all started with a Craigslist fridge purchase.
The 11-year-old chef will make his Food Network debut on November 15.