FM Food Issue

Uber To Afghanistan

As our waiter delivered dessert, he momentarily withheld my spoon, quipping that I’d have to fight him for it. If he’d known how readily I would have done so, he wouldn’t have made the joke.

Big Appetites, Small Plates

“Small plates,” or tapas, as they are often labeled, seem to be more of an excuse to double prices while halving portions than a fun alternative way to enjoy a meal. Nevertheless, the food is undeniably interesting and sometimes even quite tasty.

Pop-Up Perfection

The first course of the night is served, a one-bite “snack” of daikon (a type of radish) pickled in a mostarda and wrapped up in mini taco form with Italian goat cheese and powdered soybean. Eyes widen around the table as we begin to realize what’s about to come out of Friedman’s makeshift kitchen.

Learning to Speak Fish

This weekly cooking class, coordinated by Allyson R. Perez ’17, is one of many initiatives organized by the Food Literacy Project, a fellowship program that allows students to explore the food system through academics and experience.

All Fun and Games

Founder Devon Trevelyan thought up the board game café concept when he worked at Eureka Puzzles down the road. He opened Knight Moves two years ago, and he has built the store’s formidable collection ever since.

A Night at Dick's

I was a little anxious at the thought of going to a restaurant like this alone. I shouldn’t have worried. Reassuringly, the vast majority of DLR patrons don’t seem to be having much fun.

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