food

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 […]


7ate9 Bakery Celebrates Grand Opening

With three types of cheesecake, a few coffee drinks and a sign on the door that read, “We’re new at this, please be patient,” 7ate9 Bakery first opened its doors during Somerville Open Studios weekend in May. “We got the okay from the health department, and two days later we were open,” recalls owner Sarah Chester with […]


Spend New Year’s Eve in Somerville

New Year’s Eve is like prom: You get really excited about it, you probably dress up, and before you know it, it’s over. Unlike prom, though, you actually get a chance to do it over. Here are three ways to get it right:


Scout Out: Foodie Crawl Seeks Volunteers

           East Somerville Main Street’s annual Foodie Crawl is set to celebrate its third year this September, and you can be a part of the culinary celebration! Project assistant Nicole Bernstein is looking for volunteers who are willing to spend just a few hours assisting the nonprofit organization, which aims to improve the community through […]