• The Fenway area has been approved as the newest site to host food trucks, including Clover (my personal fave), the Cupcakery, and two grilled cheese trucks. [Boston Globe] Update: Apparently, they may not get permission after all, according to an ominous email sent to food trucks today. [Grub Street Boston via Chowhound]
  • Summer weather is here to stay and what better way to enjoy it than by grabbing drinks at a sunny rooftop bar? The Boston Globe rounded up their favorites. [Boston Globe]
  • The Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) announced the Talking Taste series, in which renowned Boston chefs (like Joanne Chang, of Flour Bakery) will discuss their signature dishes and provide samples every Friday in July. Unfortunately, tickets are sold out for all of them but extra tickets may become available the day of. [ICA]
  • Have you been following the Jamaica Plain vs. Whole Foods drama? Whole Foods is replacing a discount supermarket in Boston neighborhood Jamaica Plain and the community is concerned about gentrification, among other things. The Committee on Whole Foods group, which opposes the whole thing, recently requested “culturally appropriate” foods at the store…whatever that means. Read for the snarky comments. [Jamaica Plain Patch, Grub Street Boston]
  • Harvard University announced the second annual Science & Cooking lecture series, boasting famous chefs like David Chang of Momofuku and Dan Barber of Blue Hill. With the exception of Ferran Adria’s (El Bulli) talk, lectures are first come, first served and free to the public. If you can’t trek up to Harvard, they will also be available online. Starting September 6th. [Dishing]