Food & Drink

Food For All, Except the Dumpster

If you’re a restaurant, you never want to run out of food. Customers expect that you’ll have options available at all times, even near closing. They might find sparse shelves off-putting, and you’ll lose money if you don’t have what a customer wants to order. This expectation from customers pushes restaurants, especially grab-and-go establishments, to overproduce. […]

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Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant Roundup

Veggie Crust What if there were a magical place where no one ever had to sacrifice pizza for paneer masala or vice versa? Well, that place is now a reality, and it’s located right on Somerville Avenue. Veggie Crust, which opened its doors in 2016 and is run by the owners of Dosa N Curry, […]


SHS Culinary Arts Teams Up with Assembly Row Restaurant

From the moment that Vanessa Martinez saw the students from Somerville High School’s culinary arts program doing ice sculpture carvings at Taste of Somerville, she knew that she wanted to strike up a partnership. “I was so impressed by what they were doing and I said, ‘I would love to be able to see how […]


Seasonal Flavors from Somerville Spots

You know what time of year’s coming up. Perhaps you’ll encounter the pre-Thanksgiving Market Basket hordes when you planned a quick trip for some Diet Coke and frozen pizza. Merciless Black Friday crowds might start swinging for the last 48” TV at Target. Or maybe you’ll get cornered at your holiday party by the coworker […]