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By Leah Mennies (ed) | Boston Magazine |

BONDIR
Kendall Square

Chef Jason Bond specializes in high-style fare with a dose of quirk—much of it owing to the unusual ingredients he sources. Here’s a look at some of the oddities that have appeared on the menu.

closer look at bondir

Just of Few of Jason Bond’s Favorite Things

a closer look at bondir 1. Bronze fennel seed
a closer look at bondir 2. Romanesco broccoli
a closer look at bondir 3. Cascade hops
a closer look at bondir 4. Entoloma mushrooms
a closer look at bondir 5. East Indian lemongrass
a closer look at bondir 6. Birch root
a closer look at bondir 7. Mexican sour gherkins
a closer look at bondir 8. Husk cherries
a closer look at bondir 9. Cherry bark
a closer look at bondir 10. Autumn olives
a closer look at bondir 11. Lemon-basil flowers
a closer look at bondir 12. Crickets
a closer look at bondir 13. Heirloom purple carrot
a closer look at bondir 14. Kombu
a closer look at bondir 15. Chicken mushrooms
a closer look at bondir 16. Waldoboro Green Neck turnip