Food Trucks in Harvard Plaza

On Saturdays, a variety of food trucks somehow make their way onto the Harvard Plaza between the Harvard Yard and the Science Center (see map below). This warm and sunny Saturday, students, tourists, and Cambridge residents alike were eating — the Chicken and Rice guys truck was there, Bon Me, and Zinnekin’s —, relaxing, and playing…

Breakfast at the Oat Shop

To continue our Somerville food hunt, we stopped in at the Oat Shop in Davis Square. We walked in, there were a few customers in the store but we were able to sit at one of the three seating areas. We ordered three bowls–“Apple Pie”, “Nuts Over Berries”, and “Banana PB”–and two drinks, a latte and…

Homemade Granola

Being the avid smoothie bowl creators we are, a constant supply of granola is a must. Today we tried making our own granola by following a simple recipe from Cooking Light magazine (link). The first out of two steps consisted of mixing two bowls of ingredients and putting them on a cookie sheet. We then popped the sheet…

Dinner at the Painted Burro

We wandered over to Somerville and into the Painted Burro, found ourselves in a lively and pleasant atmosphere. We started out with appetizers… The brussels sprouts quesadilla was more like an entree than an app… it filled me right up. I liked the creativity, and the creamy dressing added some oomph. 7.5/10. The “Cholo” Corn Cob was…