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Food and Drinks 

INMAN INCOMING: FANS OF BERGAMOT AND FUNKY PLATES HAVE REASON TO REJOICE WITH BISQ

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And the staff, largely made up of the people that have been with Pooler and his team for the four years that Bergamot has been operating, are ready to take next step with Bisq. Continue reading

Shop 

SUPPLY AND DEMAND: YOUR NEW UNION SQUARE PEGBOARD WORKSHOP OF BEAUTIFUL STUFF

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“We wanted to support people that have dedicated their lives to making awesome things,” says LaFoy. “To us, it’s a privilege.” Continue reading

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POP-UP SNEAK PEEK: A CLASSIC VIDEO GAME PARTY HITS SOMERVILLE NEXT WEEK

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The event will feature approximately 24 arcade video game cabinets (think: DigDug, Ms. Pac Man, Final Fight, Asteroids) and also classic multi-player console games both for play and for purchase. Continue reading

Music 

WEEKLY LIVE MUSIC RETURNS TO ROSEBUD AMERICAN KITCHEN TONIGHT

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Since reopening in September, the revamped Rosebud Diner aka Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar in Davis Square ticks off pretty much all the boxes needed to be considered the neighborhood spot. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

DOWN BY THE RIVER: SOMERVILLE’S LATEST ADDITION BRINGS ELEVATED STREET FOOD TO ASSEMBLY ROW

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Most of the time, younger siblings arrive into the world to the chagrin of their elder kin. They’re noted for the annoying habit of mimicking the traits of their breed, or just flat-out ripping them off in an attempt to create identity. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

COUNTER SERVICE: EXPERIMENTAL DINING SPACE LOOKING TO OPEN IN EARLY 2015

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Tasting Counter will be 20 seats wrapping around three sides of the kitchen, with a tiny back of house area and everything else stored out in the dining room (see: dry goods, perishables, etc.). The goal is to bring the guest as close as possible to the origin of the food being produced, cooked, and plated. In short, the whole space is basically one big “chef’s table.” Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

GETTING CHILE: A DELICIOUS REASON TO ENDURE THE GREEN LINE TREK TO NEWTON CENTRE

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Subway tile, artwork involving kaleidoscopic-hued sharks (naturally), and a stretch of 18 seats lining the butcher block-topped chef’s table and bar greet you when you enter the sleek but unpretentious modular space, as does a bustling hum. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

FIVE DRINK MINIMUM: DIVE TO SWANK EDITION

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Be it Davis Square in Somerville, the wild shoddy badlands of Allston, and even the nooks found around Fenway Park, what you’re about to read is a story involving intoxicated buffoonery all conducted at your favorite (or not-so-favorite) local haunts, be it drinking in public outdoors (but just for a photo), allusions to shooting pornography, and even men in ruffled shirts becoming threatened by small children drinking out of coconut shells in close proximity to them. Continue reading