It’s a pretty good party for a 20-year-old in Cambridge: a whole day of live bands and free drinks and pastries, all benefiting local charities.
The Harvard Square space that was Casablanca for 57 years will take on a name looking back even further: Alden & Harlow. It will also spare the famous Omar murals and have a full menu open late, restaurateur Michael Scelfo said.
While English singer-songwriter Jessie Ware performed Monday in the The Sinclair’s 525-person concert space, the Harvard Square nightclub reached another landmark: It started serving its full menu.
After a Sunday rollout in Allston, the Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project brings its four archival brews – made from recipes cooked up between 1832 and – to Central Bottle Wine + Provisions for a tasting at 5 p.m. Friday.
While Cambridge restaurants make up 13 of Boston magazine’s list of The 50 Best Restaurants in its November issue, they’re providing all the alcoholic creativity at Monday’s third annual Taste event.
The votes are in — meaning in the stomachs of thousands of visitors to the “Smoke This” Rib Fest held Sunday in East Cambridge — and the makers of best ribs have been awarded. That included a third-place award for culinary students at the public high school.
This was indeed a five-star dining experience. Il Casale is on the pricy side but the quality, flavor and value are worth it.
If you haven’t explored the possibilities of food truck cuisine, this is the weekend to do it. First, there’s a 20-truck festival Saturday in Allston with some familiar faces; and you can come back to Cambridge on Sunday for samplings from five trucks along the river.
An earnest documentary about sustainable agriculture gets a bit of a boost when it’s being shown — with snacks — by a fast-food chain, and that’s what happens Wednesday at the Russell Youth Center when Chipotle offers a free screening of the film “What’s On Your Plate?”
Cambridge is looking at limiting what size sodas and other sugary drinks can be served in its restaurants, but first the mayor had to correct her own order asking for the study.