Introducing the Late Fall Seasonal Box

23 November, 2020: When Thanksgiving is over, and Christmas/Hanukkah are on the horizon.  When the days are crisp but you don’t need your heaviest coat yet. When farmers are harvesting brussels and kale from frostbitten fields, and turning their attention towards storage crops—potatoes, radishes, turnips. When we start to crave the smell of something festive warming up in the oven. It’s late fall in… Read More

Thanksgiving Restaurant Hours

23 November, 2020: Here are our hours for Thanksgiving! Wednesday 11/25 Open until 6pm: CloverBBY at 565 Boylston St in BostonCloverDTX at 27 School St in BostonCloverHFI at 496 Mass Ave in CambridgeCloverHSQ at 1326 Mass Ave in CambridgeCloverHUB at 1075 Cambridge St in CambridgeCloverKND at 5 Cambridge Ctr in Cambridge Open normal hours: CloverBUR at 100 Mall Rd in… Read More

From the archives

Total Re-Org

9 January, 2013: We’ve been working hard over the past month or so assessing our organizational structure. The topic of organizational structure may seem a bit abstract to you. It did to me when I first heard about it in business school. And there aren’t too many metrics you can throw at it that stick. But for many companies, especially… Read More

Thanksgiving Boxes selling fast

17 November, 2020: Our Thanksgiving Box (recently written up in Boston Magazine) is available for pickup or delivery to your door for the week of Thanksgiving. Stuffing, mashed potatoes, walnut paté, glorious gravy, squash a million ways. All built to benefit MA farmers, millers, and bakers at this harvest season. Almost 400 of you have already pre-ordered. If you haven’t, you’ve got 5 more days (orders close 11/22).… Read More

Redeveloping the starter box

16 November, 2020: We have a new Starter Box on the meal box menu. 3500 of you have bought meal boxes, and we’ve tallied up the most popular items from each box. Think of this new box as a Greatest Hits from all the other boxes. For breakfast there’s breakfast sandwiches, granola with apple compote. For lunch or dinner there’s… Read More

Hail King Brussels!

10 November, 2020: We wait patiently. And then we celebrate! I look forward to this time every year. We’re about to launch the Brussels Sprout Sandwich for 2020. Yeah!!!!! This sandwich is our best-selling seasonal sandwich of all time. Followed closely by the Japanese Sweet Potato. Why don’t we sell it all year round? It wouldn’t taste as great. This… Read More

On sale now: Thanksgiving boxes

9 November, 2020: It’s already smelling like Thanksgiving here in the Clover kitchen. Chris is busy finalizing recipes, calling farms, and building the best Thanksgiving spread in all the land. Click here to order a Thanksgiving box for pickup or free delivery on Tuesday, November 24 or Wednesday, November 25. Whether you’re going over the river and through the woods, or… Read More

From the archives

First day pictures

11 November, 2010: Finally digging myself out. Here we are, almost 2 weeks later, and I’m finally posting on the first day. The cop? He was our first customer at the new store. (Aside: I think I accidentally offended our LL when he asked to be the first customer and I told him he should arrive early if he wanted… Read More

CloverFIN reopening tomorrow 11/6 for lunch!

5 November, 2020: CloverFIN is our last restaurant to re-open post COVID. Yesss! We’ll be celebrating with free heirloom apples, one per customer, while they last. Stop by 160 Federal St starting at 11am. Takeout only, 1 customer inside at a time. Regular hours will be M-F, 7am-3pm. We’ll keep an eye on volumes and extend hours as the area… Read More

“Fry” Voted

3 November, 2020: Reminder that we are closed today, Election Day, with a paid day off so our staff can all vote, volunteer, or simply rest. Hope you’ve been able to vote early or that you have a plan for getting out there! If you’re reading this it’s not too late to head out. Email us (info@cloverfoodlab.com) with a selfie… Read More

Free delivery is here

2 November, 2020: Look, it’s Olivia delivering meal boxes during warmer times! Read on for some big news about meal boxes. If the $120 delivery minimum has been keeping you away, check this out: DELIVERY IS NOW $9.99.Thanks to our intrepid driving team, some mapping software, and the popularity of the program (yay!) we’re able to reduce the cost of meal… Read More

Vote Climate Deniers out of office! PS we’re closed Nov 3.

29 October, 2020: We’re going to be closed on November 3 entirely (no restaurants, no meal boxes) so that our staff can vote or volunteer for the election. Everyone is getting a paid holiday. If you’ve been by you may have noticed the crew sporting these badges. I realized we forgot to tell everyone what these stripes are about. Are… Read More

From the archives

Happy 21st Jeremiah!

30 July, 2009: Continuing in our Clover tradition we had another round of free cupcakes today. This time to celebrate Jeremiah’s birthday. This time around: our first ever vegan cupcake. And my ugly frosting jobs are becoming something of a trademark. But oh do they taste good. These were a chocolate cake based on a recipe my grandmother used to… Read More

Birthday cupcakes tomorrow!

28 October, 2020: Do you like cupcakes? Read on for how to snag one whether you’re eating at restaurants or cooking up Clover at home. At the original Clover truck at MIT, if a staff member had a birthday, something special would happen.  We’d bake a batch of cupcakes in our Moffat oven, frost them in the sun (or rain)… Read More