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By adamg - 10/1/22 - 12:21 pm
Giant inflatable cow outside Reggie Lewis Center

Citizen Coping took a gander at the giant cow outside the Boston Veg Food Fest at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury (runs through tomorrow).

By adamg - 4/7/22 - 2:17 pm

Carrot Flower, 703 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain, told patrons today it will be closing next month: Read more.

By adamg - 10/30/19 - 11:49 pm

A re-inspection by a Boston health inspector on Oct. 26 of Grasshopper Restaurant, 1 N. Beacon St., found no violations.

The restaurant needed a re-inspection because of an Oct. 21 inspection that found a variety of health issues, some serious.

By adamg - 10/21/19 - 4:54 pm

Update: Grasshopper passed a re-inspection and was allowed to re-open.

An ISD health inspector today ordered Grasshopper Restaurant, 1 N. Beacon St. in Allston, shut for "gross unsanitary conditions" after an inspection that found a fly infestation and evidence of rodent activity throughout the kitchen, produce being left in direct contact with a "filthy floor," workers not washing their hands, "built up soils" throughout the kitchen, including on walls, the ceiling and cooking utensils and in the ice machine and raw food, including shrimp, being kept too warm. Read more.

By adamg - 7/31/17 - 11:51 am

Clover Food Lab founder and CEO Ayr Muir writes he's permanently garaging his pioneering fleet of Clover food trucks, with the Dewey Square one scheduled to go out with a party on Friday. Read more.

By Matthew Miller - 10/24/16 - 7:25 pm

My daughter loves miso soup, but wants to be vegetarian. Normally, it's made with fish. Do you have a recommendation for somewhere with a vegetarian option? Ideally, Somerville or Cambridge, or at least Red Line....

By adamg - 10/17/16 - 10:15 am

Girl Jo asks:

Best vegetarian restaurant recommendations in boston?

By adamg - 11/19/15 - 10:05 am

Clover has started converting the School Street burrito place into its latest eatery - and owner Ayr Muir says he's planning three other outlets in the city of Boston, to go along with its food trucks and restaurants in Cambridge. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/15 - 2:16 pm

Ayr Muir, founder of Clover Food Lab, says it's been bothering him that some of his full-time workers don't make enough to live on in Boston. So he writes today he's going to experiment with gradual price increases over the next couple of years to get all of his workers up to at least $20 an hour.

I think we can't build a long-term sustainable food system without changing our labor practices. I think we can do this, but I need your help. We ask a lot of our customers, we want to know what we can do better, we want to know what you think of new menu items. We even ask you for recipes and ideas for the next sandwich. We ask you to tell everybody you know about Clover. Now I want to ask you to help us pay more. ...

By adamg - 6/25/15 - 8:15 am

Clover, which offers food both on wheels and in fixed locations, is going for kosher certification:

I had a colleague at McKinsey who kept fairly strict Kosher, and I was shocked what a nightmare it was for her to try to find food she could eat. I have no idea how many people in Boston keep Kosher, but I want Clover to be accessible to everybody and I started thinking about getting Kosher certification a long time ago.

By adamg - 5/26/15 - 8:00 am

Cambridge Day talks to Clover CEO Ayr Muir about the experiences of running a 24-hour restaurant in Central Square (all good, he says) and reveals that, in addition to the Newbury Street cafe now under construction, Clover is also scouting locations in Copley Square.

By adamg - 4/1/15 - 7:26 am

Cambridge Day reports on the imminent opening of a never-closes Clover.

By adamg - 7/22/14 - 8:43 am

Cambridge Day reports Clover is seeking city permission to serve food around the clock in the space left vacant when Hi-Fi Pizza lost its lease.

By adamg - 7/15/14 - 7:59 pm

Meighan O'Toole asks:

Best veggie burger in Boston?

By adamg - 4/22/14 - 10:43 pm

Cambridge Day reports Clover Food Lab will be moving into the space from which Hi-Fi Pizza was booted - and that if it had its druthers, it would stay open 24 hours.

By adamg - 1/25/14 - 10:52 am

Jeremy Marin asks:

Casual restaurant for family dinner with 2+ vegetarian options, Brookline/Allston?

By adamg - 12/2/11 - 7:27 am

Clover, the non-meat food truck and Harvard Square restaurant, takes exception to being put in a Weekly Dig "Best of" listing:

By adamg - 6/30/10 - 11:02 am

Fun and Fearless in Beantown gives a thumb's up to the Clover food truck at Dewey Square:

... Clover Food Truck is obviously a big hit with vegetarians and vegans alike (they can make most orders vegan friendly) but as a meat eater, I was also duly impressed. The sandwich was really filling and hit the spot. ...

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