Category Archives: Food

First Taste: Bocado serves up tapas to Wellesley

Wellesley has been adding restaurants to its roster at a clip of about one every six months and, with the enthusiastic response to Bocado, a Spanish tapas offering,  the town shows no sign of having reached a point of fine-dining overload. Wellesley has boasted Blue Ginger and Alta Strada for years now, and with the addition […]

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It’s a dough-over for Wellesley Dunkin’ Donuts on Rte. 9 West

UPDATE (10/24/14 9pm):  Here’s the latest word on the Dunkin’ Donuts on Rte. 9 West in Wellesley: The Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant at 951 Worcester Rd in Wellesley is currently under construction and if weather permits, construction will be completed within 10-12 weeks. The parking lot will be expanded and separated from the drive thru lane […]

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White Mountain Creamery melts down in Wellesley Square

We’ve been worried about White Mountain Creamery in recent weeks, with good reason as it turns out.  First came rumblings of financial troubles, with kids looking to get paid for their work. Then a sign on the locked door said a family emergency was keeping the shop closed.  The next sign claimed renovations were to blame. […]

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Wellesley Square White Mountain Creamery: We plan to re-open after renovations

White Mountain Creamery in Wellesley Square remains closed, and now there’s a sign on the door saying it’s because of a renovation. As we mentioned last week, an earlier window sign said that the shop was closed due to a family emergency. We did inquire at the store to find out when White Mountain might […]

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Wellesley Food Pantry drive on Nov. 8 seeks donations, volunteers

From Wellesley Food Pantry: The Wellesley Food Pantry is having its largest food collection event the year on Saturday, November 8 – the Scouting for Food Drive. We are in need of your assistance for both donations and as volunteers. Boy and Girl Scouts will deliver bags and instructions to all Wellesley residences on Nov. […]

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Personalization sweetens new Wellesley home bakery dubbed ‘sugar.’

Upon learning that Wellesley’s Kelly Meraw had started a business over the summer baking desserts out of her home, I could only assume that she must be operating out of a fancy Wellesley Kitchen Tour-like space. But no, Meraw says her kitchen and home (affectionately known as “The Treehouse”) are probably among the tiniest in town. “I think […]

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Wellesley Historical Society dinner, golf tourney on tap

The Wellesley Historical Society will hold its annual dinner on September 28 at Weston’s Golden Ball Tavern, which was built in 1768. There will be tours of the tavern, the event will pay tribute to the Wellesley Police Department, and Chief Terrence Cunningham will be the guest of honor. Ten percent of proceeds from fundraising […]

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Wellesley North 40 Open Garden event, trails walk draw big crowds

About 100 people attended Saturday morning’s Open Garden event at the Weston Road Community Gardens  in the North 40 area that Wellesley College is looking to sell in order to fund big renovations on its campus. Gardener and organizer Michael Tobin says proceeds from a lemonade stand and donated vegetables from gardeners were given to the Save […]

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Wellesley community gardeners: No need to start moving perennials now

Wellesley College has alerted Weston Road Community Gardeners, whose plots are at risk of being plowed over depending on who the school sells off its North 4o property to, that they have a reprieve through at least the 2015 growing season. The letter sent by the college can be seen at the North 40 Wellesley […]

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Review: Juniper restaurant a special new Wellesley Square dining spot

We recently tried out Juniper, the Wellesley Square restaurant that has opened in the former Milestone location, to see what the newest eatery in town had to offer.  We figured an early evening Friday dinner in August would allow us to avoid the hassle of a typical weekend crowd and the possible wait time that […]

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