Highland Kitchen has been a Somerville staple for over a decade, with great cocktails and well-executed dishes like buffalo brussels sprouts and fried chicken. Due to COVID, they’ve now pivoted to a more takeout-friendly sandwich, burger, and fried chicken spot named Highland Chicken. Don’t worry - those great cocktails are still up for grabs.
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Tipping Cow is a Black-owned, nut-free ice cream shop in Somerville with some good seasonal flavors.
Union Square Donuts
Union Square Donuts is a donut shop in Somerville’s Union Square - they also have four other locations around the city.
El Potro is a small, colorful Mexican place in Union Square with really big plates and margaritas.
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Spoke is a tiny wine bar in Davis Square with small plates that make it worthy of going to even if you don’t like wine.
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Juliet in Union Square is an unpretentious French tasting menu restaurant in a low-key space.
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