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Who’s Cookin’: Cambridge’s Best Chefs 2016

In a city with a restaurant scene this vibrant, how could we possibly highlight just one outstanding chef? We’ve got the lowdown on each of the reader-voted “Best Chef” nominees from this year’s Scout’s Honored Awards, with a few of our personal favorites thrown in for good measure. Tony Maws Craigie on Main (617) 497-5511 It’s nearly […]


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 […]


WHAT’S NEW: Something old with something new

Text from this post originally appeared in the What’s New section of our March/April 2015 print issue. KENDALL SQUARE EMMA’S PIZZA Emma’s (40 Hampshire St.) is an institution in Cambridge that has been around for more than five decades. In that time, they’ve moved around and innovated to keep the store as fresh as their […]


Cambridge’s Best New Year’s Day Brunches

Have your plans for tonight locked down, but nowhere to go come the early bright sunshine of tomorrow? After perhaps imbibing a little too much during the countdown to midnight, the last thing you’ll want to do is get out of bed the next morning. But its a New Year! And New Year’s Day deserves […]


Our Burgers, Ourselves

Hamburgers remain an essential unit of culture of the United States. Ask a fellow citizen where their favorite place is to get a burger and you will start a conversation which will be enthusiastic, passionate, and ripe with anecdotes (“I’ve always wanted to hit a hamburger with a golf club. You gonna be free this […]


(Re)Scouted: Kirkland Tap & Trotter

This story originally appeared in the Nov/Dec 2013 Issue of Scout Cambridge The corner of Washington and Beacons Streets, on the border between Cambridge and Somerville, has been gradually accumulating a collection of restaurants and markets, making it something of a culinary destination. Bergamont, the Wine & Cheese Cask, Dali, the Biscuit, the Kebab Factory […]