food

Santa Claus Rolls Burritos at Anna’s Taqueria

The holidays are being ushered in this year with the team behind Boston’s beloved Mexican restaurant, Anna’s Taqueria. Continuing their dedication to local charities, Anna’s will have their next installment of their Charity Roller series on Thursday, December 13th from 6-8pm. During this event, Christmas in the City will bring this season’s celebrity – Santa […]


Food Art Celebrates Local Eateries—And It’s All For A Good Cause

We love eating food, looking at food, and talking about food. But food art is still considered a “low subject” by many creatives, artist Kendyll Hillegas explains. That perception kept Hillegas away from creating food art for a long time, she says. But while she was largely bedridden with an autoimmune disease, she found solace […]


MEET YOUR WINNERS: Food (Part II of II)

Restaurant in Assembly Square: River Bar 661 Assembly Row, (617) 616-5561 river-bar.com There are three words right near the top of River Bar’s website—small, creative, lively—and they encapsulate exactly what’s so great about it. The diversity on its one-page menu promises to engage your culinary imagination. Bored with brunch Benedicts? Try the pork schnitzel with gravy, […]


MEET YOUR WINNERS: Food (Part I of II)

Sarma Restaurant Overall Restaurant in Winter Hill Chef Middle Eastern Food Place to Splurge Date Night Spot 249 Pearl St., (617) 764-4464 sarmarestaurant.com Read our article on Sarma here. Italian: Posto 187 Elm St., (617) 625-0600 postoboston.com Posto combines local, seasonal foods with ingredients from Italy, homemade mozzarella, and a roaring, 850-degree-plus wood-burning oven to offer […]


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 […]