Rose’s serves up best Chinese food near campus

Down at the bottom of the hill and just one door over from the shrine of late-night food and regrets, also known as Helen’s, is Rose’s Chinese Restaurant. For all intents and purposes, the inside is a carbon copy of Helen’s with an open kitchen in the back and tables arranged in columns in the […]

Harpoon Brewery offers perfect Boston brewery experience

Now in its third year since opening, Harpoon Brewery Beer Hall, an addition to the brewery which has been around since 1986, provides a prime destination for the 21+ crowd that won’t empty any wallets.  A very reasonable $5 per person allows each visitor access to the large Beer Hall and Brewery Tour, during which visitors have the opportunity […]

Sapporo Ramen provides casual, delicious eatery for noodle connoisseurs

Porter Square gets little love from the Tufts Medford-Somerville community, but if ever there were a reason to fall for Porter, it would have to be Sapporo Ramen. Nestled in a narrow hole-in-the-wall, Sapporo is located a two-minute walk from the Porter Square T stop. The restaurant’s line perennially stretches out of the hallway into the main […]

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 […]

Pho & I offers good food, good times for good price

Located across the street from the Huntington Theater, the plain, windowed exterior of Pho & I blends in among the rest of the restaurants lining the block. The menu, on the other hand, which offers a mishmash of Thai and Vietnamese dishes, manages to stand out. Occasionally straying from traditional fare with options such as gyoza and shumai, […]

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. […]