Craigie on Main

On rare occasion, a restaurant can leave a lasting impression, one that marinates and simmers in memory far after the forks have rested. My inaugural visit to Chef Tony Maws’ Craigie Street Bistrot had left me with the richness and light oils of a beautiful black cod enjoyed in the coziness of his first restaurant-… Continue reading Craigie on Main

Tavern in the Square

Cambridge’s Central Square contains a myriad of food options, mostly ethnic. But located within the mix is Tavern in the Square, an American sports bar offering better-than-average bar food. If you’re not up for hiking into downtown Boston, consider getting your appetizer fix here. While this restaurant’s name includes the word “tavern,” don’t expect to… Continue reading Tavern in the Square

La Groceria: The North End in Your Own Backyard

Let’s face it, we all love the charm and history of the North End but trying to park and get seated on a weekend night can be quite a challenge. La Grocreria on Main Street in Central Square provides amazing Italian food and large portions with all the conveniences of free parkingin other words, it… Continue reading La Groceria: The North End in Your Own Backyard

Local Hot Spots

Who better to recommend the best local restaurants and bars than our very own beloved social chairs? Between planning sections events and small group dinners, these tireless servants have explored Cambridge and Boston nightlife with inexhaustible drive. The Harbus recently caught up with several of the EC social chairs to find out their top picks… Continue reading Local Hot Spots

Eleven Essentials: The Bars You Need to Know

River Gods 125 River Street, Central Square (617) 576-1881 Intimate and trendy, River Gods may be destroyed by it own success. But until the masses swamp this small Central Square Bar, its phenomenal hamburgers, generous cocktails, live DJs and fake torches make it one of the best bars in Cambridge. Charlie’s Kitchen10 Eliot Street, Harvard… Continue reading Eleven Essentials: The Bars You Need to Know

Interview with Andrew Bernstein

Recently, I had the chance to meet with my Social Enterprise Alumni Mentor, Andrew Bernstein (CEO, Cymfony & MBA 1990) about his involvement in social enterprise. The following are excerpts from our conversation. What is your role in social enterprise? I primarily work in social enterprise as President of the Board of Cambridge School Volunteers,… Continue reading Interview with Andrew Bernstein

Ask the Local

The Local is a lifelong denizen of Cambridge and its environs, and is dedicated to helping the HBS community appreciate the unique assets of the area. If you’re looking for a recommendation for somewhere to take your parents for dinner, your fianc‚ for the weekend, or just something fun to do, Ask the Local. Send… Continue reading Ask the Local