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E-Som Market: July

Our next E-Som Market is happening on Saturday, July 14! Hot summer weather got you thirsty? Sam Kontny from A4cade by Area Four and The Automatic Food & Drink will be on the bar serving up the brunch cocktails, featuring Santa Teresa Rum! (He’s also a local artist and will be bringing some of his work for you to check […]


E-Som Market: June – We’re Turning 3!

Hey, everyone, we’re turning 3! We started this little market back in June 2015 with four vendors, and now look at us! Thanks to the hundreds of vendors and guests who have shown up on these Saturdays to support local artists and small businesses. We can’t do it without you all! Guest bartender Bonnie Nag […]


E-Som Market: May

We’re about to kick off wedding season here at La Brasa and thought our #ESomMarket vendors would want in on some of the fun! Not only do we have a unique space for ceremonies and receptions, we’ve also grown quite a list of E-Som vendors who offer all sorts of services. For our May E-Som Market, we’ve […]


E-Som Market: April

On Saturday, April 14, we’re teaming up with our friends from Thirst Bostonfor our next E-Som Market! OFFSITE‘s Maureen Hauteniemi and Nick Korn will be on hand to tell you all about New England’s premier cocktail festival (Nick will also be taking care of your brunch cocktail needs!) Check out our lineup of makers, artists, and merchants: […]


E-Som Market: March – Bow Market Sneak Preview!

Are you as excited as we are about Bow Market opening up in Union Square? For our next E-Som Market, we’ve put together a little sneak preview for you! You’ll have the chance to meet some of the makers and vendors who’ll be setting up shop there, including some of our favorite E-Som regulars like Buenas, Peston, and maca! […]


E-Som Market: February

E-Som Market is back, just in time to help you out with some Valentine’s Day shopping for that special someone (including yourself!) As always, we’re bringing in some friends to help out in the cocktail department. This month we’ll have Moe Isaza from Pammy’s Cambridge! Moe’s competing in this year’s Bacardí Legacy Global Cocktail Competitionand La Brasa […]


Holiday Gift Guide 2017

In need of gift ideas? Look no further. We’ve put together some of the best gifts from around the city so you can find the perfect present for everyone on your list while supporting your local stores.   This story appears in the November/December print issue of Scout Somerville, which is available for free at more than 220 drop […]


E-Som Market: October

Our next #ESomMarket is coming up on Saturday, 10/7! We can’t wait to see what Ryan Lotz from Bar Mezzana will be serving up for #labrunchacocktails featuring Privateer Rum. Check out our October lineup, featuring nine first time E-Som Market vendors! #eatbrunchbuystuff Ali Grey: Fancy Friends www.aligreyshop.etsy.com Instagram: @aligreyshop Awl in a Day’s Work Bindery Instagram: @allierosenthal666 Glass Paper Scissors www.glasspaperbykolika.com Instagram: […]


E-Som Market: July

E-Som Market is back on Saturday, July 8 with a lineup of 17 local makers and small businesses, including local distiller Privateer Rum! They’re coming down from Ipswich to have some pancakes with us, Bob McCoy will be on the bar for your cocktail needs (and they’ll be bringing some samples with them, too!) Check […]


2015 Somerville Gift Guide

We know you’d rather spend the holidays eating, drinking and being merry than traipsing through town tracking down gifts, which is why we gathered 96 of the coolest presents from 23 Somerville shops in this year’s local gift guide. Happy shopping!