highland kitchen

Highlander Kitchen: Somerville Students Serve a Serious Lunch

There’s a charming cafe on Highland Avenue, beautiful and bright, with natural sunlight streaming through a wall made up entirely of windows. In the dining room, two-dozen tables are adorned with white tablecloths and topped with little rectangular vases holding fresh-cut flowers, their deep red hue subtly echoed by maroon-colored cloth napkins folded into rose […]

ON THE ROCKS: Dating Advice From the Guy Serving Your Drinks

Ned Greene has been a bartender in the Boston area since the ’90s. His current post is behind the bar at Highland Kitchen, where a great many ‘Villens have taken dates, be it their first or their fiftieth. Greene took a break from stocking the bar to share a few of the highs and lows and tips and tricks of dating […]

A Look At What’s In Store for Taste of Somerville 2015

Regular Scout readers often point to our “What’s New” section as one of their favorite parts of the mag because it neatly collects the changes happening in Somerville—many of them restaurant openings—in one tidy, four-page package. But with many new eateries opening in this city, we sometimes struggle to fit them all in this section. And if […]


Like it or not, it’s almost Super Bowl Sunday. Sunday, 2/1 All-You-Can-Eat Super Bowl Tailgate 5-8 p.m., $14 Magoun’s Saloon 518 Medford St. Whoever told you that this was supposed to be about football has wildly mislead you. Magoun’s will be dishing up pulled pork, chicken wings, mac and cheese and all the fixings for […]

New Year’s Day Best of Brunches

Have your plans for tonight locked down, but nowhere to go come the early bright sunshine of tomorrow? After perhaps imbibing a little too much during the countdown to midnight, the last thing you’ll want to do is get out of bed the next morning. But its a New Year! And New Year’s Day deserves […]