First Bite

First Bite: River Bar

One of the few indie restaurants in Somerville’s rapidly developing Assembly Row complex boasts fun, creative bar snacks—and an atmosphere to match.

Market Values: Boston’s Newest Specialty Markets

With an influx of gourmet shops offering everything from charcuterie to small-batch jams, it’s a glorious time for the home-cook gourmet. Here, we break down some of the city’s exciting new specialty markets.