From Indian lunch buffets to Italian bakeries to toddler-friendly fine dining, Chowhounds have recommendations for the best food finds in Cambridge.

The Dishes and Cocktails at Cafe ArtScience Are Smart Enough for Harvard

Located in the academic playground between research institutions like Harvard and MIT, it’s no surprise that Cafe ArtScience uses science to fundamentally shape its culinary philosophy and menu. In...

Looking for Memorable Moroccan Couscous

by LRS 7 months ago

I just moved to the Cambridge area from NYC and am looking for a good moroccan couscous in Boston, Cambridge or MA in general. The last thread is form more than 10 years ago. Any help?

Elsie's Deli in Cambridge?

by debonweb 16 years ago

Back in the 70's, there was an awesome, always crowded, very popular deli in Cambridge. They had the best corned beef on rye sandwich I ever had! Does anyone know if it still exists?

Buying olives in Camberville – Black, green, Kalamata, …

by zigzag17 2 years ago

When in the mood, I like to put olives in various pasta and other dishes. Where and what olives do you buy, and how do you use them?

Kirkland Tap & Trotter closing in two days/Cambridge/Somerville

by Madrid 9 months ago

Just got an email from Tony Maws, newsletter: Two Last Services Six years ago we opened The Kirkland Tap & Trotter to bring a relaxed, casual, slightly loud and extremely fun restaurant to Wa...

Thai in Somerville

by thegforceny 9 months ago

I visit Cambridge monthly from Manhattan. I eat a lot of Thai and cook it myself with "authentic" ingredients, but I am no expert. On my next trip in July I'd like to visit the many Thai spots in ...

Cambridge/Somerville vacinity

by bear 11 months ago

I'd like to get a couple of gift cards in the general Camberville area, although a little distance away would be okay. One of the couple is vegan, so availability of vegan dishes is pretty importan...

Whole Foods after Amazon?

by zigzag17 2 years ago

Wondering what your experience and assessment are with the change? I shop mostly at the Cambridge MA Fresh Pond WF. It seems like they keep produce on the shelf longer and past its prime, and rea...

Sofra Bakery - Cambridge MA

by grumpyspatient 1 year ago

Dinner with friends Sunday night (homemade dumplings to celebrate the year of the pig) turned into an overnight at the Revolution Hotel turned into breakfast at Sofra Bakery. And thank goodness it ...

Boston area restaurants - the new favorites?

by saregama 2 years ago

I lived in Boston many moons ago, and still visit frequently from NYC. I’m curious what folks consider their favorites nowadays - not what you’d recommend to tourists looking for a fancy meal or a ...

Back in Boston/Cambridge: Back Bay / Fenway Ideas

by thegforceny 1 year ago

Thank you for all the wonderful ideas and feedback you've provided on my monthly trips to Cambridge (from Manhattan). This trip brings me to The Elliot Hotel (Mass Ave and Newbury St) Sat-Monday th...

Formaggio Kitchen--What's interesting? (Boston MA)

by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

What's new and interesting that are you buying at Formaggio Kitchen (Huron Village Cambridge, South End Boston, heck even Essex Street Market NYC lol)? IT WAS BRIGHT YELLOW: So I had to buy it (...

Spanish turron

by lorry04 1 year ago

Hi all, I just recently moved to Cambridge MA and was wondering were in the Boston area could I find Spanish turron (brands like El Almendro, 1880, Delaviuda...) during the holiday season. In Fl...

Chinese food for a crowd, near MIT

by JRL56 1 year ago

We're looking for a fun, yummy place to share Chinese food for 20+ w/in walking distance of MIT

This week in Kendall Square Dining...

by thegforceny 1 year ago

This visit included some nice eating, aside from the in-office catering. Sunday night, Nashville Hot chicken at State Park. Do not like the concept of the place. Ironic hipster circa 2005. Dump...

3 Days at Taj Boston, 3 days back in Kendall Square

by thegforceny 1 year ago

Thank you all for your wonderful suggestions and feedback on my monthly trips. This time I arrive Sat 12/8 2:30 PM. Sat - Tuesday AM at the Taj. Then xfer to Marriott Cambridge til Friday the ...

Spice & Baking supply stores, Cambridge, MA

by Madrid 1 year ago

Curiospice at 2265 Mass Ave in Cambridge (near Davis) has gotten lots of local media publicity. I love this store. I found stuff there I never knew existed...included some new-to-me chiles, and I s...

Silk Road Uyghur Cuisine (Cambridge, MA)

by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

Last weekend, a couple of Chowhounds and I ventured to SILK ROAD UYGHUR CUISINE in Cambridge MA (a block away and across the street from both New Deal Seafood and Loyal Nine). If you have no ide...

Kendall Square West this time - Part 1

by thegforceny 1 year ago

Arrived lunch time Monday. Ordered pick up from Whole Food Provisions on Mass Ave. Got a design-your-own bowl. Loved it. Fresh, great, ingredients to make interesting combos. Big variety of amazin...

Eating my way through Kendall Square - Cambridge

by thegforceny 1 year ago

Thanks for all your suggestions on a previous trip. I just spent last week there and happy to report on a few places: Sunday dinner at the Cambridge Brewery bar. Ordered the fish of the day sp...