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We started work in the space today, with a bit of preliminary demo work to confirm our guesses at what needs to happen. Plumbers and electricians coming in to do shut-offs. On Friday, we swing hammers. A whirlwind week.

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OK, you have to use your imagination. But this is where the garden begins. We started our first seeds: sage and Mexican mint marigolds (they have edible flowers and their leaves taste like tarragon!). Next: chives, cuttings from our established … Continue reading

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Winter tomatoes

Some of you probably know about Backyard Farms. They are a greenhouse farm in Madison, Maine. They grow tomatoes, year round, pick them ripe and ship them to New England stores – places like Whole Foods and Hannaford supermarkets. The … Continue reading

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You are probably here because you got the e-mail. We’re tickled pink by the response we’ve received – thank you so so much for writing to say good luck, for asking about test dinners and reservations, for coming to this … Continue reading

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Window gardening

One of the aspects of Journeyman’s design and function that we are particularly excited about is our window garden. We have a giant boarded-up widow that we’d like to unboard, which will be a perfect space to grow herbs and … Continue reading

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Hello world!

This is the blog for a little restaurant that will open in Union Square, Somerville, MA, in early summer 2010 (we hope!).  We will be serving smart, seasonal food from local farmers and artisans, paired with interesting, lesser known, and … Continue reading

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And… go!

We had a fateful little conversation, which led to us deciding to start a restaurant.  Initially, we thought we would need a year and a half or so to get this project off the ground, with a good chunk of … Continue reading

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