La Brasa

La Brasa’s Daniel Bojorquez is ‘still in shock’

A couple of weeks ago, chef-owner Daniel Bojorquez and his staff at La Brasa and Fat Hen were excited. For all that was going on with the coronavirus, there was reason for optimism: They were on the verge of spring, graduation and wedding season was imminent, everyone could feel the energy. Then things started changing […]


E-Som Market: Love Big! Shop Small!

We’re kicking off the 2020 market season with some big love for shopping small! Check out our lineup for our E-Som Market on February 11, then come show our local makers some love! All She Wrote Books www.allshewrotebooks.com www.instagram.com/allshewrotebooks Chiba & Brabo www.instagram.com/chiba.and.brabo Cln&Drty Natural Skincare http://CLNandDRTY.com www.instagram.com/CLNandDRTY Kongmountaintea www.kongmountaintea.com/ www.instagram.com/kongmountaintea LinoCave Prints https://linocave.com/ www.instagram.com/linocaveprints […]


E-Som Holiday Market – November

We’re kicking off the holiday season with our next E-Som Market on Tuesday November 19! Our friends from Privateer Rum will be back, with Ryan Lotz breaking out of the Shore Leave #rumdungeon to serve up the cocktails for the night. Come support your local makers and take care of all of your holiday shopping […]


E-Som Market at Night – July

E-Som Market at Night is back on Tuesday, July 16! Leishla Maldonado from Courtland Club will be on the bar serving up all the reasons you should make the trip to Providence to visit her. Summer E-Som DJ L’duke will be back to help you live your best life. Come eat, drink, shop, and hang […]


E-Som Market Is Turning 4!

E-Som Market is turning 4 in June and we’re celebrating on Tuesday June 4! That’s right, we’re moving the market to Tuesday nights for the summer. So grab your friends and come #eatbrunchbuystu– looks like we’re going to need a new hashtag! Sponsored by Inspired Beverage Inc. Check out our June lineup: Beech Street Pottery […]


E-Som Market: March Maker Madness!

Our March Maker Madness E-Som Market is happening on Saturday, March 9! Kirsten Amann will be on the bar serving up the Egan’s Irish Whiskey cocktails for you to sip on while you shop. Check out our lineup of makers and vendors then save the date to come #eatbrunchbuystuff! East Somerville Main Streets www.eastsomervillemainstreets.org Instagram: […]


This Little Piggy…

La Brasa’s Chef Talks About Preparing His Coveted, Wood-Fired Feasts Since opening La Brasa in Somerville four years ago, chef and owner Daniel Bojorquez has built a reputation for turning out impressive feasts from the restaurant’s namesake cooking methods—the embers of its open pit grill and its huge, cylindrical, wood-burning oven. While prepping a whole […]


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 […]



City Kicks Off Culinary Entrepreneurship Program

La Brasa, Casa B, Ebi Sushi, Dosa N Curry, Meju—Somerville’s globe-spanning restaurants have quickly made the area a veritable haven for foodies who fawn over all types of fare. Recognizing that the diverse flavors that make up the city are part of what makes it a cultural destination, the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development has partnered […]


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 […]


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: