Food and Drink
Weeks into the fall semester at Harvard, businesses in Harvard Square are grappling with a significantly smaller customer base.
Kung Fu Tea — a bubble tea chain with locations in the United States, Australia, Taiwan, Cambodia, Japan, and Canada — opened at 1160 Massachusetts Avenue, filling a space previously occupied by Salt & Olive.
Ellen and Christine Gain the Freshman 15 in 15 Hours: A Definitive Review of Ice Cream in Harvard Square
Even though the temperature is below freezing, there has never been a better time for ice cream.
While you mop up the remaining vestiges of the sauerkraut with the last of the chunks of potato, take another chance to appreciate the beautiful decor of the room and how perfectly the tastes, sounds, and sights of the cozy space have collided into each other.
Salt & Olive Market — which offers speciality foodstuffs characteristic of European cuisines — will open on April 1 and fill the vacancy left by the departure of Starbucks earlier this year. The market will sell olive oil, cheese and charcuterie, fresh pasta and sauces, beer and wine, and organic spices and teas.
Chinese restaurants have a rich, independent history that need not ascribe to or be evaluated under the standards of restaurants serving Western cuisine as they have been throughout American history.
Petsi Pies, a bakery beloved by College students and Cantabrigians alike, closed this week after 13 years at its 31 Putnam Ave. location. Darwin’s — a chain sandwich shop based in Cambridge — moved into Petsi’s old building Saturday.
Harvard students and Cambridge residents flooded Harvard Square to sample free treats at the Chocolate Tasting Event Saturday, part of the weekend’s 11th Annual Taste of Chocolate Festival.
Harvard University Dining Services pulled romaine lettuce from all dining locations as a result of an ongoing national E. coli outbreak. HUDS is unsure when the recall will be resolved and the vegetable returned to dining halls.