food

Pop-up World Arepa Day at Bow Market

Somerville Arts Council’s Nibble is doing a pop-up for World Arepa Day! brought to you by Nibble entrepreneurs, Las Carolinas Come for brunch, pre-game brunch, or get some afternoon snacks with these irresistible Venezuelan noms.  Rumbera: shredded pork, cheese Domino: black beans, cheese Best Buddies: Plantain, cheese Nutella Arepa (sneak peek for Fluff Fest) Savory […]


Breakfast of Family Champions hosted by Parenting Journey

Somerville-based nonprofit, Parenting Journey, will host its inaugural Breakfast of Family Champions benefit dinner honoring members of the community who work to empower families. It will be an evening of fun and celebration, featuring lively activities such as a Family Feud style game show with special guests, and the always enjoyable, breakfast for dinner. All […]


SomerStreets Carnaval

Join us on Sunday June 3rd from 2-6pm in Somerville on Broadway between McGrath Highway and Pennsylvania Ave. for two stages of music, interactive activities, flea and artisan market, and more! Activities and programming include: Live music on two stages including: Grupo Los Nitidos, A Nova Brazil, School of HONK, M’bolo, Nuz, and Opposite People. […]


Dinosaur Annex 3rd Concert – Conversation between Ear and Tongue

Come savor musical AND culinary delights at the final event of our 43rd season. You will learn the latest research about the connection between musical listening and taste sensation from neuroscientist Psyche Loui, and after each musical work is performed, you will be served culinary “bites” specially created by chef/gastronomist Jennifer Wu that correspond to […]


Boston Public Market Open House

The Boston Public Market (BPM), an indoor, year-round marketplace at 100 Hanover Street that boasts more than 35 local farmers, fishers, and food entrepreneurs of New England, will host its 2018 Open House on Tuesday, March 13th from 4:00-7:00pm. An annual event that showcases the best of what the BPM has to offer, this free […]


Meet Your Scout’s Honored Winners: Food & Drink

NEW BUSINESS: NU CAFE AND JUICE BAR Best new business? More like best nu business. Just nine months in, Nu Cafe and Juice Bar is right at home in Union Square, where its warm vibe makes you want to be a regular. Come grab a hearty lunch—we’re digging the chipotle avocado and lime super grain […]


Thai Cooking & Spice Class

Join us at Curio with Chiang Mai native & wonderful chef Renu to learn about the spices and flavors that are signature to Thai food. You may have tasted her cooking at one of her pop-ups at Urban Hearth, next door, but now you can learn how to re-create those flavors at home. Curio founder Claire spent […]


“What The Fluff?” Festival

This year’s festival, “FluffCentennial: Inspiring the Next Century of Union Square Invention” will take place on Saturday, September 23rd  from 3-7 PM (rain date, 9/24) in Somerville’s Union Square.  This is a special year for the Festival, as it celebrates the 100th anniversary of the invention of Fluff in Somerville’s Union Square.   The 12th […]


Starr Yoga & Row 34 Present: A Yoga & Mimosa Brunch

On Saturday, September 16th at 9am, the hustle and bustle of mornings at Row 34 will give way to an invigorating yoga class and mimosa brunch. Julie Starr, founder and health coach at Roslindale’s Starr Life health studios, will lead guests in a restorative 45-minute yoga practice in the main dining room, followed by mimosas and brunch […]


Jaju Pierogi to Have a Permanent Home in Union Square

We couldn’t have agreed more with Eater Boston when the site proclaimed earlier this year that there simply are not enough places to get pierogi around here. That Eater take accompanied the news that at least Gloucester-based Jaju Pierogi was here to satisfy our potato and dough needs, popping up at places from Sillari’s Pizza and […]



SBN’s Tour of Red’s Best

You probably know your dentist and your accountant but you may not know your fishermen even though they feed you. Meet Red’s Best, a Boston based seafood wholesaler, who aggregates catch directly from over 1,000 small, independent New England fishing boats annually. Red’s Best mission is to sustain the livelihoods of American fishermen and their […]