Caroline Cook Photography 334 Washington St, Somerville, MA02143 A Somerville-based photography service with a studio on Washington Street, Caroline Cook Photography offers…More professional in-studio and onsite photography services. The business specializes in portraiture, event and child photography services. Visit the Caroline Cook Photography Web site to view a portfolio of the studio's past work.
Kitchen Inc. 201 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Kitchen Inc. is a catering kitchen which provides its facilities to a number of different local food-serving businesses…More in the Somerville area. Small businesses such as caterers and bakers can pay to utilize the space, sharing the space. In addition to professional food businesses, customers can utilize the space for throwing parties, teaching cooking classes or simply cooking a large dinner.
Christopher Raia Studio 561 Windsor St, Somerville, MA02143 Based out of Somerville, the Christopher Raia Studio focuses primarily on industrial design as well as kitchen tools and…More home materials. Its main product is Animal House tools, kitchen equipment for cooking and other purposes. Christopher Raia holds a dozen patents for houseware design innovations. For more samples of his work, please visit the Web site.
Maya Sol 179 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 Maya Sol offers inexpensive Mexican fare, including breakfast, in a south-of-the-border atmosphere. An array of steam…More trays keeps a row of rice, beans and Latin American meats warm as cooks pile diner's selections on plates.
New Market 577 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA02143 The New Market specializes in Indian and Nepalese groceries. In addition, it offers tobacco products, convenience foods…More and Indian spices. The staff are knowledgeable about spices and happy to help inexperienced Indian cooks locate the spices and products they need to make authentic Indian food at home.
Deano's Pastacia Inc. 15 Garfield Ave, Somerville, MA02145 Deano's has been crafting bulk portions of homemade pasta since 1947. Working mainly with caterers and restaurant…More services, Deano's is open to the public and does do business with those wishing to cook for large tables. Picking up where his grandfather left off, Dean Matarazzo's wholesale business specializes in stuffed pasta in huge portions.
Somerville Adult Evening School 81 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Whether you're interested in woodworking, photography, Spanish, pottery making or cooking, chances are the Somerville…More Adult Evening School offers a course on it—and for a very affordable price. This adult ed program offers both GED prep and other career courses as well as hobby and language classes. All are held weeknights during the school year at Somerville High School. Fees tend to be much more affordable than other Boston Metro area adult ed programs. Instructors with ideas for courses should contact the coordinator.
This family-owned grocery store stocks specialty foods from around the globe, with an emphasis on Italian foods and…More take-home meals. Shelves of high-quality and rare olive oil, cases of artisan cheeses and meats, stacks of exotic chocolate (some even made with Earl Grey tea) and massive jars of various truffles line the walls. Floor-to-ceiling cool cases keep house-made pasta sauces, stuffed ravioli and gnocchi fresh, and fresh-baked cannoli fill hulking glass containers.
A huge chart above the register lists the ingredients of every homemade pasta and the best way to cook each kind. Or if you prefer your meal ready-to-go, housemade entrees such as flat-bottomed meatballs, duck and squash lasagna or Argentine empanadas are sold. Occasional cooking classes share Capone family kitchen secrets.
Insider info: Various Capone products are used across the street at Bloc 11 coffee shop.
Event Temps 380 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02144 Opened in 2007, this branch of Event Temps, a popular local-staffing agency, was founded to provide better event…More services to Somerville, Cambridge and other locations based north and west of Boston. Event Temps provides temporary waitstaff, bartenders, cooks, dishwashers and other food service personnel for special events. The main office welcomes both walk-ins and phone appointments. Visit the website for more details.
Thurston Spa 387 Medford St, Somerville, MA02145 Thurston Spa, despite its name, is in fact a sandwich shop. In business so long nobody on the block, not even the…More landlord, can remember when it was started, Thurston has gone through many owners in its long life. The food has remained its main draw. Cooked on a single griddle or built cold on a plastic counter, its simple sandwiches and Styrofoam cups of coffee beg to be consumed at the four-stool bar, among the hum of locals' conversation and the sound of sizzling meat.
Bostonian Convenience II 420 Medford St, Somerville, MA02145 This medium sized shop is better described as a light grocery store than a convenience store. Great lengths have been…More taken to ensure handicapped accessibility, with a large ramp snaking up to the above street level store. Inside, neat isles stock snacks and ingredients for real cooking and there are several frozen meals in the freezer. In addition to lotto and cigarettes, they also stock full sized drinks and milk (2 liters and gallons) instead of the small offerings found at most small shops.
Shivalic Food & Spices 310 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 Stocked from floor to ceiling with sweet smelling spices, rice, flour, lentils and chickpeas, as well as fruits and…More vegetables, Shivalic Food & Spices offers a diverse palette of international flavors. Specializing in Indian, Haitian, Nepalese and Spanish baking and cooking products, each of the tightly packed aisles transports the customer to a different corner of the globe. The store also sells lottery tickets, tobacco products and international DVDs--a selection as varied as the multicultural clientele entering and exiting the store.
Friends Pizzeria 38 Cross St, Somerville, MA02145 Distinguishable by the colorful row of flags and hand painted signs on its store front, Friends is indeed a bright and…More friendly place. Opened in 2009, this pizzeria offers more than just slices: its menu includes subs, wings, seafood, wraps and pasta. Although mostly a take out or (free) delivery joint, there are a few tables inside. If you drop by in the morning before the pizzas are ready, cook Asif will whip up an off-menu breakfast to your liking.
Pastelaria Broadway 192 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 This authentic Brazilian restaurant offers up quick meals morning, noon and night. Several cooks man the bubbling…More steam trays and pile plates high with grilled meats, rice, beans and plantains. If customers don't speak Spanish or Portuguese, they will need to resort to pointing to indicate food choices. Freshly made Brazilian baked goods are stacked, in individual Ziplocs, by the coffee pots and Latin American soda cases.