Highland Kitchen serves American comfort food with a twist

Tucked away in the heart of Somerville, the entrance to Highland Kitchen is nondescript, denoted only by a sign that looks far older than the restaurant it marks. The doors to Highland Kitchen opened less than 10 years ago, but the joint’s American comfort food has become a staple and, indeed, a highlight in the Somerville restaurant […]

Noor Mediterranean Grill builds business and reputation

On a recent chilly Tuesday night around 10 p.m., the phone was ringing off the hook at Noor Mediterranean Grill; the non-stop noise coming from the telephone served as a testament to the strong reputation the restaurant has built since its opening just over a year ago. The restaurant has been so successful, in fact, that […]

Life Alive Cafe creates cozy, hippie atmosphere

While in line at Life Alive Café, a vegan “urban oasis” on Massachusetts Ave. in Central Square, a conversation was overheard between two faux-leopard fur coat clad women as they discussed the nature of their respective fruit cleanses. “I can totally drink, like, every night, on mine!” one exclaimed to the other. Customers stood in line, […]

Dalí provides authentic Spanish cuisine

Students who study abroad in Spain often return suffering from withdrawal from the country’s unique, delicious food. Luckily, there is an option nearby that is almost as good as the real thing. Dalí, a Spanish restaurant in Somerville, is the perfect place for students to go to pretend they’re back in their favorite restaurant by Puerta […]

Frozen Hoagies brings delightful cold treats to Powderhouse Square

Two brightly lit windows, frost-covered and shedding warm, yellow light onto a dark street, look like an advertisement for holiday cheer. But the dazzling panes of glass and the store behind them are very real – in fact, the windows are the two most prominent features bedecking the stark white storefront of Powderhouse Square’s newest eatery. […]

Davis Square businesses thrive in summer

Whether they head there to study, dine or catch a movie with friends, Tufts students frequently travel into Davis Square. It’s no wonder, since its dozens of restaurants and businesses are all just a short walk or Joey ride from campus. Tufts students may benefit from the proximity of Davis Square, but may not be aware […]