Author Archives: Watertown Mews

Tip Back a Pint of Guinness at Donohue’s Bar and Grill

Since 1998, Donohue’s Bar and Grill has been a pub staple in Watertown, which means it’s a perfect spot to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day! The eatery serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner so you have three opportunities every day to enjoy traditional Irish food and drinks.   If you’re celebrating early, grab the traditional Irish breakfast complete with eggs,…

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Add These Apartment-Friendly Houseplants to Your Must-Grow List

Thinking about welcoming a new addition to your household—one with roots and leaves? Plant parenthood can certainly be rewarding, especially when you’re staying home most of the time. If you’re just getting started, here are a few plants that can thrive in your apartment.   Jade. This simple succulent with scarlet-tinged leaves barely needs to be…

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Russo’s: A One-Stop Shop for Groceries Near Watertown Mews

If you've been spending your quarantine perfecting your at-home cooking skills, you’re going to love Russo’s. Reminiscent of a city market you’d find in other countries, you’ll find rows and rows of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as vendors like a butcher and cheese shop, florist, and bakery. It’s a one-stop-shop for fresh, gourmet ingredients…

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Find Valentine’s Day Sweets at The Danish Pastry House in Watertown

Whether you’re celebrating solo, with a galentine, or with a sweet someone, a trip to The Danish Pastry House is in order this Valentine's Day! Start your Feb. 14 with pastries and end it with sweets, because then you won’t have to decide what to order—just get a little bit of everything.  Favorite morning pastries include the cinnamon brioche…

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Sip Coffee Crafted From Ethically Sourced Beans at Intelligentsia Coffee Watertown Coffeebar

Intelligentsia Coffee’s Watertown Coffeebar has quickly become a local staple over the past few years. Beyond delicious coffee, they also serve up an incredible story. This small national chain was started by two coffee lovers who wanted to bring better coffee to the city of Chicago after a move from San Francisco. Their passion led to…

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Now Open Near Watertown Mews: Fastachi, an Artisanal Nut Shop

Far too few people truly appreciate the humble nut. Almonds and cashews, peanuts and pecans, hazelnuts & walnuts—there’s a nut (or legume) for every occasion.  Nut lovers are sure to rejoice, then, when they learn of Fastachi, an artisanal roasted nut shop that’s expanded from its Boston roots to right here in Watertown. At Fastachi, you…

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