Mother’s Day in Cambridge

by | Apr 29, 2021 | Dirty Water News, Food and Drink

ALDEN & HARLOW – MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH – Sunday, May 9; 10:30am – 2:30pm

This Mother’s Day treat the mother-figure in your life to a memorable brunch at Harvard Square hotspot Alden & Harlow. Using locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients, Chef/Owner Michael Scelfo and Chef de Cuisine Stephanie Barrett joined forces to create an elevated array of dishes for the special ladies in our lives. The following will be available on May 9, 2021 during brunch service, in addition to Alden & Harlow’s regular brunch menu, found here.
Smoked Salmon & Grilled Asparagus Tartine fresh herb hollandaise, house made sourdough, sunny egg
Sweet Pea, Fennel & Pickled Ramp Salad torched grapes, jalapeños, fennel pollen honey, pecorino
Fried Rhubarb & Strawberry Hand Pies lime glazed
And since brunch isn’t complete without bevvies, Bar Manager Gregory Bergeron is curating a special selection for the occasion including the following.
Coronado – tequila, strawberry-rhubarb pureé, dry curacao, lime
Briar Obligations – AH raspberry-hibiscus vodka, thyme, lemon, bubbles
Reservations can be made here or by calling 617.864.2100
Gift Cards can be purchased here.
Alden & Harlow offers ample outdoor seating on their patio on Brattle Street, secluded two-tops alongside the side of the historic buildings and a larger patio behind the restaurant with tables available for larger groups and buyouts (in compliance with Covid-safety government protocols.
Alden & Harlow is located at 40 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA 02138

WAYPOINT – $1 OYSTERS – Mondays – Saturdays; 5pm – 7pm
Whether you like ‘em straight up, with a splash of lemon juice or with a scoop of mignonette sauce, Waypoint is offering your favorite bivalves for only $1 per oyster.
Reservations are not required, but can be made here or by calling 617.864.2300
Gift Cards can be purchased here.
Spring 2021 Menu can be found here.
Waypoint is located at 1030 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

THE LONGFELLOW BAR – Award-winning chef and restaurateur Michael Scelfo presents The Longfellow Bar at Alden & Harlow, a neighborhood bar and restaurant located in the historic Café Algiers space directly above his flagship restaurant at 40 Brattle Street in Harvard Square. The two-story space is named after famed architect Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, who along with his business partners Frank Alden and Alfred Harlow created Brattle Hall in 1889; the updated design is inspired by Scelfo’s ideal retreat to escape and explore his creativity.

The food and drinks at The Longfellow Bar continue to explore Chef Scelfo’s forward-thinking approach to experiencing a meal around his kitchen counter. The menu features bar food that is intended to be passed and shared, allowing guests the opportunity to become immersed in a relaxed and tactile approach to eating.

Located at 40 Brattle Street, #3 in Cambridge, the Longfellow Bar offers secluded rooftop dining overlooking historic Harvard Square. Reservations: Online or by calling 617.864.0001