The team behind beloved Kendall Square restaurant Hungry Mother bring another dose of Southern-fried flavor to Cambridge with their newest venture, State Park. Called Hungry Mother’s “(obnoxious little) sister bar,” State Park feels like a dive bar on steroids.
Valentine’s Day may be a few weeks away, but it’s never too early to start indulging in chocolate. Luckily, the Taste of Chocolate Weekend, hosted by the Harvard Square Business Association, returns in all its sweet splendor January 24-26.
The North End may be synonymous with Italian food, but don’t expect to find any traditional red-sauce dishes at the neighborhood’s newest addition, Ward 8. Owner Nick Frattaroli—whose family owns North End restaurants Ducali, Lucia and Filippo—envisioned an American brasserie with a menu full of comfort food and a roomy bar serving classic cocktails.
Billed as a “workingman’s oyster bar,” Row 34 is the newest addition to the trendy Fort Point neighborhood’s ever-growing culinary scene. The sister restaurant to Kenmore Square’s popular Island Creek Oyster Bar is housed in a historic Congress Street building that, ironically enough, was built on oyster shells at the turn of the 20th century.
Some people have trouble figuring out what they want to be when they grow up. For Hungry i Chef Peter Ballarin, that was never an issue.
The first time you visit Chef Steve “Nookie” Postal’s new Kendall Square restaurant Commonwealth, you might think you’ve stumbled into an upscale foodie market. And you’d be right.
Tucked into a corner of District Hall, Gather manages to feel cozy despite its soaring ceilings and industrial decor. Boston Harbor, visible through a wall of windows, is the focal point during the day, while a massive cluster of hanging bare light bulbs draws the eye at night.