The Weekly Chirp: Birds and coffee

Coffee — it fuels people around the world, but especially Americans. And it looks like our generation of driven, multi-tasking millennials are drinking the most. That’s right, Americans ages 19–34 account for close to half of the total coffee consumption in America — and that number keeps rising. Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts giggle with excitement […]

New SEC cafe to replace Brown and Brew

Brown and Brew Coffee House will close at the end of the business day on Aug. 11 after more than 20 years of operation, according to Director of Dining and Business Services Patti Klos. The decision to close Brown and Brew was made when it became apparent that a new cafe will be included in the Science and Engineering […]

Owners of Dave’s Fresh Pasta to open new restaurant near 574 Boston Ave.

The owners of Dave’s Fresh Pasta, a specialty food and wine market in Davis Square, are planning to open a small new restaurant and bar in late spring on the edge of the Tufts campus, near the Collaborative Innovation and Learning Complex at 574 Boston Ave., called Semolina Kitchen and Bar. According to Robert Chihade, Tufts’ director […]

Board games and coffee – Knight Moves Café comes to Somerville

“Board games are pricey,” Rachel Esteban, general manager of Knight Moves Café Somerville, and according to her business card, also a Halfling Rogue, explained. “They’re like buying a whole season of a favorite show on Blu-ray, which no one our age does anymore.” The original Knight Moves Café opened almost three years ago in Brookline to […]

Cozy Renee’s Cafe satisfies pancake cravings without breaking the bank

Few frills, good food and gallons of coffee. That just about sums up Renee’s Cafe. Right outside the center of Teele Square at 198 Holland St., Renee’s has an unassuming vibe with a touch of homeyness, with its eclectic paintings and other decorations that adorn the walls. The highlight of the two-room restaurant is a large […]

Top 10 Valentine’s Day songs from 2015

It’s that time of year again, folks. Can you feel the love in the air? No? Fear not! Whatever your relationship status on Facebook, here are ten songs from 2015 for everyone this Valentine’s Day. Enjoying some Valentine’s Day romance: Miguel’s “Coffee” demonstrates that intimacy can still be a sexy subject in modern R&B, as […]