After some 45 years in business, Cafe Algiers is closing – another Harvard Square institution closing. The restaurant began in the basement space of 40 Brattle St., in Brattle Hall, in the early 1970s, but moved to its location atop the building in 1990.
A fundraiser in honor of the slain MIT Police officer and Somerville resident is back Friday through Sunday at Lyndell’s Bakery in Somerville’s Ball Square.
Affirmation that Flour Bakery’s granola will be available at a new, 44-seat, 2,377-square-foot location was about all that was needed for approval for a common victualler license by the License Commission on Tuesday.
Chef Jody Adams announced Thursday that she is leaving the Rialto restaurant in Harvard Square’s Charles Hotel in June, ending a 22-year run to focus on “family, nonprofit work and for exciting new restaurant projects.”
On Tuesday the License Commission declined to renew the alcoholic beverages license for the “desserterie,” which closed on Dunster Street in late 2014 and whose owners let the license lapse – but wanted it back to recoup some of its cost in a sale to another eatery.
The eighth annual Chocolate Festival is this weekend in Harvard Square, including its free Chocolate Tasting Event, but the fact is that some of this three-day extravaganza feels pretty perfunctory. Here’s what to look for to do the fest right.
The Central Square restaurant Moksa and its nightclub, Naga, are rebranding as Monroe, with a soft opening at 7 p.m. Thursday and a grand opening the next day – at 5 p.m. for the restaurant and 7 p.m. for the nightclub.
The restaurant replacing India Cuisine in the spring could be a “New American-style restaurant with an emphasis on Italian cuisine” or “rustic Italian food with American accents,” but one thing looks certain: There will be fresh pasta.
The sticky buns at Flour Bakery in Central Square – the same ones co-owner Joanne Chang used to beat Bobby Flay in a Food Network throw-down in 2007 – are taking new form, becoming a December yogurt flavor at the Pinkberry in Harvard Square.
There won’t be pizza for arcade gamers at the melding of Roxy’s Grilled Cheese and Area Four pizza coming to 300 Massachusetts Ave., a concept presented to the License Commission on Tuesday as Roxy’s A4cade.