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Scout Archives: 2017 is Already Big for Cambridge’s Culinary Scene

For the last days of June we’re going to share our favorite stories and pictures from Scout’s decade of local reporting. We need you to share those stories alongside your favorites. And then we need you to stand for Scout by becoming a member. Here’s one from January 6th, 2017! — Hungry for something new? You’re in […]

2200 Block of Mass. Ave. Annual Fall Open House!

The following businesses will be holding their Fall Open House Oct. 13-14th from 10:00 – 6:00.  Urban Hearth, Curio Spice Co., Nussli 118, The Little Details, and Spindler Confections.  Discounts, extended tastings, & freebies at some locations.

At Mass Ave Diner, Meals With Community and a Waffle Lot of Love

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, […]

New Series at Craigie on Main Lets Diners Taste-Test Debut Dishes

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 […]

At Bondir, Five Years of Farm Fresh Flavor

“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 […]

Veggie Galaxy Beats Blasé Beverages with Booze Époque

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 […]

At Tahaza Hummus Kitchen, Fast Casual Food and Fast Friends

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, […]