Food

Recent Posts

Cultural Survival Bazaar

Immerse yourself in the songs, colors, textures, and stories of Indigenous artists and their cultures from around the world at this free admission, family friendly festival. Since 1975, Cultural Survival’s Bazaars have brought Indigenous artists from the US, Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Colombia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tibet, India, Nepal, China, and more! Buy finely embroidered tapestries and scarves; jewelry of silver, glass, and stone; aromatic woven natural fiber baskets; brilliantly colored paintings; handmade clothing; carved, knit, wire, and beaded animals; and much more. Listen to live Indigenous music, chat with Indigenous artists about their crafts and cultures, and celebrate the season with a beautiful memento of your local trip around the world. Live music on Dec 16 and 17 from 12pm – 4pm! Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

Tortilla Social

Join artist Salvador Jiménez-Flores for an interactive printmaking and food workshop using a multi-functional tortilla press. Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to use the tortilla press to make their own art print and to eat freshly made tortillas. Join us at Hyde Square Task Force (30 Sunnyside Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130) from 5:00-8:00 pm.  

Hyde Square Task Force youth will also premiere their documentary about El Barrio: Boston’s Latin Quarter Musical. This event is a part of Hyde Square Task Force’s ¡Viva el Latin Quarter! Continue Reading →

Filed under: , ,

Teatro en el Parque

Come to Mozart Park to enjoy live outdoor theater with Escena Latina Teatro performing Botánica and enjoy dinner at our pop-up cafe featuring delicious complimentary food from neighborhood restaurants and music starting at 5pm. Show starts at 7pm. Play is in Spanish with English subtitles on a giant video monitor. Botánica, by Dolores Prida, is a comedy that takes place in an herb shop where the venerable Doña Geno, a spiritual leader in the community, concocts love potions, divines the future and dispenses spiritual cures. Originally set in New York, Escena Latina Teatro has adapted the play to Boston. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , ,

Blue Nile Changes Hands

Ellana and Josef Haile of Blue Nile Restaurant pause for a photo at the JFK School on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

One of JP’s most popular vegan and vegetarian restaurants, Blue Nile, is changing ownership. It faces a tricky exchange to keep a beer and wine license, however. But not much else is slated to change about the 389 Centre St. favorite. New owner Yosef Haile, brother of current owner Ellana Haile, has been managing the place for the last three years. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , ,

New Local Monthly Meal Kit – Good Food That Gives Back

Being a JP resident, I know that people in our neighborhood love to eat good food that is locally sourced. Glenwood Garden, an e-market for sustainable food and shopping for a cause has a new project – a monthly chef’s box – dinner for 2 meal kit that is delivered free, curated by a local chef, uses locally sourced ingredients, and shares profits with charity. (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , ,