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E-Som Holiday Market Series: Market #4!

It’s that time of year again! With the holidays right around the corner, we have four E-Som Markets lined up for you in November and December, full of talented local makers, merchants, and small businesses. Pair that with some brunch and guest bartenders serving up cocktails for you to sip on while you shop, it’s […]


Local Holiday Gift Guide

What Happens When You Shop Local? Did you know that when you shop locally, three times as much money stays in your home city compared to when you shop at a chain? That’s because local business owners are more likely to utilize other local services, according to Somerville Local First Executive Director Courtney O’Keefe. “They […]


E-Som Holiday Market Series: Market #3!

It’s go time! Our next holiday #ESomMarket is happening Saturday, 12/1, and our favorite elf on the shelf, Jason Cool from Yotel Boston, will be back and on the bar getting into trouble with some Ilegal Mezcal! So grab your friends and family, and come #shoplocal, #shopsmall, and #eatbrunchbuystuff! Check out our lineup for December […]


E-Som Holiday Market Series: Market #2!

It’s that time of year again! With the holidays right around the corner, we have four E-Som Markets lined up for you in November and December, full of talented local makers, merchants, and small businesses. Pair that with some brunch and guest bartenders serving up cocktails for you to sip on while you shop, it’s […]


E-Som Holiday Market Series: Market #1!

It’s that time of year again! With the holidays right around the corner, we have four E-Som Markets lined up for you in November and December, full of talented local makers, merchants, and small businesses. Pair that with some brunch and guest bartenders serving up cocktails for you to sip on while you shop, it’s […]


E-Som Market: August

Our next E-Som Market is happening on Saturday, August 11!, and we have quite the lineup! Kirsten Amann, co-author of ‘Drinking Like Ladies: 75 Modern Cocktails from the World’s Leading Female Bartenders’, will be joining us to sign copies of her book (we’ll also be featuring one of the drinks from the book on our […]


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 […]