Best of Boston

2017 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Kendall Square

Area Four

This highbrow pizzeria may have a few new outposts, but it was here where Cambridge’s technorati first learned to love those perfectly charred and chewy pies. For brunch, try the hangover-slaying “Hot Mess” in a screaming-hot skillet.

500 Technology Sq., Cambridge, 617-758-4444,