Category Archives: Boston

Savenor’s ~ Cambridge

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Cambridge Boston Savenor's Wild Exotic Meat ©

Located at 92 Kirkland Street in Cambridge Massachusetts, Savenor’s market has been supplying customers with fresh cuts of meat, exotic game and gourmet items since 1939.  Although they also offer cheeses, pasta and various groceries, Savenor’s is at heart, a neighborhood butcher shop. The Cambridge store is perhaps best known for suppling Julia Child with...

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Craigie On Main ~ Cambridge

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Boston Massachusetts Craigie on Main ©

On a recent pilgrimage to the mainland, team Hungry Native’s first stop was at the Cambridge fixture Cragie on Main, for Sunday brunch. Chef Tony Maws and his team have been racking up an impressive amount of hype and awards over the past few years, including a reputation for serving one of the best burgers to...

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Coppa ~ An Enoteca

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Boston Coppa

Translated from Italian, the word “enoteca” means “wine repository”, a term originally used to describe local and regional wine shops in Italy. These enoteca function as “Wine Libraries” of sorts, allowing customers to try multiple wines without having to buy full bottles. Some enoteca also serve snack plates and local food to pair with the...

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Harvest ~ Cambridge

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Harvest Restaurant Boston Cambridge Harvard Square

This Easter Sunday, we visited Harvest restaurant, located in Cambridge’s Harvard Square.  Executive Chef Mary Dumont, along with being the first New Hampshire born chef to be honored by Food & Wine, has competed in Iron Chef America and was a contestant on the third season of Food Network’s The Next Iron Chef.  With a...

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The Ward 8

Hungry Native HungryNative Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Ward 8 Boston Rose's Grenadine

KD’s grandmother, RB, doesn’t usually order a cocktail when out for dinner, but when she does, she orders a Ward 8. While there are a few competing theories floating around on the internet, it’s generally accepted that The Ward 8 was invented at Boston institution Locke-Ober, in 1898. The lore is that it was created...

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Myers + Chang

Myers + Chang South Boston Washington Street Hungry Native Food Blog

Located at 1145 Washington Street in Boston’s South End, Myers + Chang offers fare inspired by Taiwanese soul food and Southeast Asian street food.  The restaurant’s interior is decorated in a hip diner style, with silver-topped tables and a long long chrome-trimmed counter, complete with pink plastic chairs.  On the weekends, M+C serve a Dim...

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Misono Wok, Allston

Misono Wok Allston Boston Korean

One of the many fast-food options at Super 88′s food court (aka Super 88 Food Connection) located in Allston, MA, Misono Wok serves Korean food with a bit of Japanese and Chinese influence.  The menu at Misono is surprisingly large, and everything appears to be made to order in their tiny kitchen.  While our knowledge...

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Winsor Dim Sum Cafe, Boston’s Chinatown

Winsor Dim Sum Café is a small restaurant situated on Tyler Street, in the heart of Boston’s Chinatown.  Unlike most of the Dim Sum places in Boston, at Winsor there are no carts of food being wheeled to your table.  Instead, you will find a paper menu with check boxes next to each item, similar...

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Union Oyster House, Boston

Union Oyster House Boston Massachusetts

First opened in 1826 as the Atwood & Bacon Oyster House, the Union Oyster House claims to be “America’s oldest restaurant”. It is probably more accurately described as “America’s oldest continuously operating restaurant”, but that doesn’t look as good printed on a napkin. Being a long-established Boston landmark and tourist destination, EA had avoided the...

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Super 88 Asian Market, Allston

First off, it’s not really a “Super 88” anymore. The big sign still says “Super 88” (at least, it did last time we were there) but the receipts have “Hong Kong Market” printed on them. Apparently, the place is under new management, and in our estimation, confusing signage can only add to the authenticity of...

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163 Vietnamese Sandwich, Boston’s Chinatown

163 Vietnamese Sandwich Bahn Mi Banh Mi

Banh Mi sandwiches seem to be “America’s Next Top Sandwich”. From grilling cookbooks to Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race”, they’re everywhere these days. We decided to see what all the fuss was about at 163 Vietnamese Sandwich on Harrison Ave, in Boston’s Chinatown. 163 is very small, with only a few tables, but...

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Toro, Boston

Toro Boston

One of the many restaurants in the Ken Oringer empire, Toro is a tapas joint headed up by chef Jaime Bissonnette, located on Washington Street in Boston’s South End.  On a Friday afternoon, the Hungry Native Team (EA & KD) stopped in for lunch. Toro opens for lunch at noon, so when we arrived at...

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