I can’t believe I’ve waited this long to review La Verdad. Perhaps I was too busy stuffing my face with tacos at La Verdad.
I feel a little silly reviewing a major national chain, but I also find that a lot of people find and read my chain reviews, so what they hey.
When I was in high school, Quizno’s came out with an ad campaign that included someone retriving one of their subs from a trash can and eating it. That, combined with the fact that apparently our local stores were all insanely Christian (to the effect that they supposedly refused to stop playing Christian rock when customers complained), was enough to make my father proclaim that he would never eat there.
So I still feel like I’m doing something sort of illicit when I go to Quizno’s. Which I do sometimes, because I really love their sandwiches.
Let’s just get this out of the way: it is sort of silly to name a place Cambridge anything when that place is not, in fact, located in Cambridge.
That said, I friggin’ love Cambridge One. Read the rest of this entry »
I am a huge fan of Panera. Ever since I discovered the sweet, sweet goodness of their amazing bread while visiting the Berkshires, I was addicted. I assume this means they lace their baked goods with either cocaine or comparable amounts of high fructose corn syrup, but I do not care. Do you hear me? I love it all the same. I heard a rumor that they were owned by the same folks who own Au Bon Pain, and I desperately hoped they would start replacing some ABP locations with Panera. Because, really, there is no comparison.
So imagine my delight when I saw that one would be moving into the Landmark Center in Kenmore Square, conveniently located right on my way to work. Read the rest of this entry »