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Achilito's
Food and Drink

Fans, Critics Spill the Beans on New Mexican Restaurant Achilito’s

Achilito’s, a small chain of Mexican restaurants based around Massachusetts, opened its newest location in Harvard Square earlier this year.

Cambridge City Hall and Central Square
Food and Drink

Cambridge Chefs Named James Beard Award Semifinalists

Three Cambridge chefs — Tracy Chang of PAGU, Conor Dennehy of Talulla, and Patricia Estorino of Gustazo Cuban Kitchen & Bar — were nominated as semifinalists for the James Beard Award for best chef in the Northeast region.

Flat Top Johnny's Mural
Harvard Square

‘Flat Top Johnny’s’ Gives It Another Shot in Kendall Square

Flat Top Johnny’s, a Kendall Square hangout offering pool, pinball, pub fare, and drinks reopened Friday after a three-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Joe's Pizza
Food and Drink

Joe’s Pizza Expands its Dough-main into Harvard Square

New York-based chain Joe’s Pizza welcomed customers on Sept. 15, bringing the iconic taste of its NYC-style pizza to Harvard Square.

Las Palmas
Harvard Square

Dominican Restaurant Las Palmas Puts Down New Roots in Former Jefe’s Location

Las Palmas, a restaurant serving up dishes inspired by the Dominican Republic, relocated this summer to a new space just one block away from its former home in Smith Campus Center.

Waku Waku Storefront
Harvard Square

Ramen Shop WakuWaku Walks Into Harvard Square

WakuWaku Ramen & Sake celebrated its grand opening yesterday in an event featuring live music from a DJ and futuristic decor.

Harvard Square

Mapping Harvard Square’s Transformation, From the Last In-person Commencement to Today

Harvard Square will host the first in-person Commencement since 2019 on Thursday. With three classes set to graduate this week, Harvard Square is alive and bustling with students, families, friends, and tourists.

Massachusetts Avenue
Harvard Square

Singh’s Dhaba Spices Up Mass. Ave.

Singh’s Dhaba, a North Indian restaurant owned by the creators of Singh’s Cafe and Bapu G’s, opened its doors on Massachusetts Avenue Friday.

Blue Bottle Reopening
Harvard Square

Better Latte than Never: Blue Bottle to Reopen in Harvard Square

Blue Bottle Coffee is set to return to Harvard Square in late October, months after the chain announced the permanent closure of its Square location.

Chinese Restaurant Wusong Road
Food and Drink

Chinese Restaurant Wusong Road

Chinese restaurant and tiki bar Wusong Road is set to open in mid-November at 112 Mt. Auburn St. — the former location of Les Sablons.

Chinese Restaurant Wusong Road
Food and Drink

Wusong Road, Chinese American Restaurant and Tiki Bar, Slated for Late Fall Harvard Square Debut

Harvard Square will soon welcome Wusong Road, a newly established Chinese American restaurant and tiki bar headed by chef Jason Doo and Thomas Brush, the owner of Felipe’s Taqueria.

Pamplona Outside
Harvard Square

Pamplona Outside

The building at 12 Bow St., formerly home of Café Pamplona, was purchased earlier this year by Susana Vik '22-'23, the president of the Bee Club. A banner with the Bee Club insignia currently adorns one of the first-floor windows.

Pamplona Stairs
Harvard Square

Pamplona Stairs

The building at 12 Bow St., formerly home of Café Pamplona, was purchased earlier this year by Susana Vik '23, the president of the Bee Club.

Insomnia Cookies
Harvard Square

Insomnia Cookies

The manager of Insomnia Cookies said in an interview that the business would possibly sponsor Harvard athletes in coming years.

Hoedown on Holyoke
Harvard Square

‘Hoedown on Holyoke’ Brings BBQ and Country Music to Harvard Square

Holyoke Street came alive Sunday as people square danced, ate barbeque, and drank beer at the “Hoedown on Holyoke,” a day-long block party organized by the Harvard Square Business Association.

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