A few weeks ago my research group decided to take a little break for lunch in Harvard Square at Upstairs on the Square, a charming restaurant in Harvard Square serving New American cuisine. The prices at Upstairs are quite reasonable for the quality of food and quirky elegant atmosphere – I enjoyed a nice meal of tender corn-floured cod cheeks finished off with an affogato to pick me up for the rest of the afternoon. I also sneaked a few bites of my friend’s zebra cake, which was sweet and delicious! Overall, Upstairs is a great spot for a satisfying, casual and upscale lunch.
Corn-flour cod cheeks with summer succotash
Upstairs on the Square – 91 Winthrop Street • Cambridge, MA