Loyal Nine is an East Cambridge restaurant that focuses on regional ingredients. The various farm-to-table-ish small plates and coffee-shop-like atmosphere make this the perfect spot for the 20-somethings of Camberville to analyze their relationship troubles over plates of sourdough pancakes for breakfast. But if you come later in the day, you should be getting the excellent fried clams.
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Charlie's Kitchen is a diner, beer garden, and punk bar all rolled into one in Harvard Square.
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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.
The tasting counter is a pricy but excellent tasting menu place inside Aeronaut Brewery in Somerville.
Mei Mei is the brick and mortar of a great foodtruck that serves Chinese-American food for lunch.
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Alden & Harlow
Alden & Harlow in Harvard Square serves good, not great American small plates in a fun underground space with excellent cocktails.
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