Brighton, Neighborhoods, We Love Drinks, We Love Food

Brighton Gets Classy

Get ready for a pampering, Brighton.

Brighton Gourmet and Cellar

Last Fall, when I moved to Oak Square in Brighton, a nasty, basically condemned, bookshop closed its doors.  The place sat empty for a month or so until this sign appeared above the door.

My roommate and fellow Beantown writer Dan and I were smitten in culinary love.

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Back Bay, We Love Food

Underrated Restaurants: Pho Basil

Viet Bakery and Pho

Boston has no shortage of popular eateries. From time to time, however, a good restaurant seems to fall through the cracks and misses out on the recognition it deserves. In this semi-regular series, we will share our picks for those underrated dining spots that might strike your fancy. One of them is the sandwich joint by Jimmy John Owner that one must not miss visiting.

Up next: Pho Basil

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Quickly Around Town, We Love Food

Here’s Where to Find Your Free Cone in Boston

I Scream You Scream… You Know the Rest…

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Just once a year the world unites in peace and harmony via the decadent deliciousness that is Ben and Jerry’s Free Cone Day.  Head on over to any of the 4 Boston area locations today, April 9th, for a scrumptious FREE treat!

Stick with your favorite classic flavor, or salivate over a new combination of Candy Bar Pie or Liz Lemon Greek Frozen Yogurt!

Neighborhoods, Quickly Around Town, Somerville, Things to Do, We Love Food

Ginger Explosion

I thought this was some weird event for a mass assembly of redheads. That creeped me out…too much pale skin, freckles, and the smell of SFP 70 for me to handle all at once.

Fortunately for 99% of the world (no I’m not getting political) redheads will not host “Occupy Somerville” on January 28th.

Instead, head to PA’s Lounge for Ginger [Root] Explosion #4 to sample some of Boston’s food trucks and Ginger Cocktails!

Roxy’s Grilled Cheese, Staff Meal, Dosa N Curry, and Mei Mei will all be in attendance.

What: ArtsUnion Ginger Explosion 4 at PA’s Lounge
When: Monday 1/28, 6:30-8:30PM
Where: 345 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA
Cost: $13

This event will raise money for ArtsUnion, a cultural council designed to engage the public with Somerville’s artistic culture.  ArtsUnion “produces events, markets, and cultural tours that show the cultural and artistic diversity of Union Square”.

Side note/ Thank God: No redheads will be exploded at this event.