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Urban Hearth in The Food Lens

Emily Millian

Jun 30, 2022

The Best Food in Porter Square, Cambridge

Compared to Harvard and Davis, Porter Square is an often overlooked stop on the Red Line. Don’t let the station's 199 stairs scare you: this eclectic Cambridge neighborhood boasts culinary charms (and parking spots!) aplenty. From of hidden gems and under-the-radar delights to big names in bagels, pasta, and ramen, here's where to dine out around Porter Square.

Urban Hearth takes on farm-to-table dining starting with the motto, “slow food for fast times.” Diners are right at home at this cozy, neighborhood gem with a lively, open kitchen. Chef Erin Miller approaches each locally sourced and globally inspired dish with casual precision and a light touch. Whether you make a reservation for the nightly five-course Chef’s Tasting Menu, or opt for a la carte dishes like Provencal Lamb Tartare with Morels, Scallop Crudo in Aguachile Verde, or Fiddlehead and Wild Mushroom Cavatelli, you can’t go wrong at Urban Hearth.

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