After six years of planning and building, a pair of Auburndale residents finally achieved their dream and opened Ward 4 in June 2021, cheekily named after the fourth voting ward of Newton, where the community restaurant sits.
The intersection of Arlington St. and Crawford St. in Watertown is a slow and quiet residential area. What Da Chick, a new Thai chicken restaurant with bright yellow walls covered in pictures of cartoon chickens, acts as a beacon of light on the otherwise gray street corner.
Paris, New York, Bangkok, Nantucket, Boston, and now Newton are all locations where Douglass Williams, chef and owner of MIDA in Roxbury, is sharing his expertise of cooking deliciously simple Italian cuisine.
With an urban charm, the French Press Bakery & Cafe in Needham Center looks both chic and delicious. The minimalist furniture, limited decorations, and neutral color palette add a modern flair and energy to the center. Pristinely organized pastries and baked goods line the shelves of the French Press dessert case.
Geometry and baking come together at Jonquils Cafe and Bakery, a self-proclaimed “cosmopolitan cafe” whose main attraction is the playfully shaped layer cakes.
“It is family run, it is female run, it is minority run. It is a Brighton-area small business, and we need businesses like this. We appreciate the support of our customers,” Lavin said.
Boston’s Apollo raises questions about racial and sexual identity, as well as the social statuses that came with those identities.
Lindsay Caplan’s lecture ‘Why ‘Programmed’ Art? The Social Significance of Early Computer Art in 1960s Italy’ analyzed impact of Computer Era on Art.
Japonaise serves a wide array of pastries from traditional French croissants and creme brulee to typical Japanese sweet breads, as well as many varieties of pan, ichigo, and azuki.