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Petsi Pies all over Cambridge will be offering customers the opportunity to recite digits of Pi to receive free pies on March 14th.
This is not Tasty Burger. Or, at least, this is not the Saturday night, 3 a.m., loud and bustling, ketchup-spills-on-the-floor haven for drunk 19-year-olds that I know well. This is Tasty Burger on a Thursday at ten p.m.
River Run. It’s a tradition as old as Harvard itself (give or take 360 years) where freshmen take shots at every upperclassmen house the Housing Day eve. Other than ritual slaughter, it is the only way to appease the Housing Gods and guarantee good housing and a plentiful harvest in the Lowell Community Garden.
Alec Yeh creates delicious cake.
One of Stolz's creations.
Piccione's whipped chocolate ganache cake.
An Eliza Pan dessert.
Declare baking an art form, and it’s likely you’ll be met with a few raised eyebrows. But for students at Harvard with a passion for creating desserts that are as aesthetically dazzling as they are delicious, there is no question that dessert-making is indeed an art form.
Haitian chef Nadege Fleurimond performs a food demonstration to the Harvard community in Ticknor Lounge on Wednesday night. She prepared the dish chiktay, or smoked herring.
The roof sits so low you expect Bilbo Baggins to be inside, surrounded by a band of drunken dwarves. A fading Budweiser sign rises above the roof. In this snug brick building fifteen minutes from campus, a bearded bartender shook, stirred, then poured. He slid a glowing-red glass towards me, filled to the brim with one of the best cocktails I’ve tasted.
Green Street is located in Central Square.
There are a few important rivalries in every Harvard student’s life: Harvard vs. Yale, The Crimson against The Semi-Secret Sorrento Square…., and now a new one has entered the scene: Tasty Burger vs. Shake Shack.
Alden & Harlow, the restaurant that opened Friday in its location under Cafe Algiers on 40 Brattle St., pays homage to Harvard Square with its decor, its independent ownership, and even its personnel.