14-ish hours left to donate a meal box

18 January, 2021: Wow. Thanks to the 458 of you who have donated a meal box as of 10:30 this morning! We have about 14 hours left of our meal box donation drive and we’re hoping to get to 500 boxes. For every meal box order placed from now until midnight we will match it with a box donated to… Read More

How to donate a meal box this weekend

14 January, 2021: Starting now through end of day (midnight) on Monday 1/18/21, we will donate a box to Food For Free for every single box order placed during that period. Buy a box for yourself, or a box as a gift, and Clover will donate a box to help feed somebody in our community. Monday is a Day of Service to honor Dr. King’s… Read More

Pushpir sandwiches hit restaurants!

13 January, 2021: Remember when Pushpir came into the kitchen at CloverHSQ and schooled Ayr on Northern Indian cooking? That was 2013. I still remember the smell of the cilantro, mint, jalapeños, and orange juice in the blender. We hadn’t smelled that exact combo before. It was so cool to see one of my culinary heroes in our kitchen. Pushpir Bhetia used to run Guru the Caterer. I… Read More

From the archives

Clover Menu 11-3-08

3 November, 2008: Today’s menu before we ran out/ low. It was a good, if short, day. Again, we doubled our traffic. We also showed up at the latest hour yet (12:20pm first service) and left earlier than ever (1:45pm). I’d love to say this is because we ran out of everything, but really we just needed to get down… Read More

Obsessed with this tea

11 January, 2021: (Note – since we first announced this on Saturday we have already almost completely reached our cap for this box!! Thanks so much for your support for both Clover and Mary!) Our Meal Box Collab series is back, and we are so excited about our first partner of the year. The first 200 folks to order a Snowed In Box for Thursday… Read More

Meet the Snowed In Box ⛄

7 January, 2021: Come in from the cold, there’s stew on. Introducing our celebration of all things hearty and wintery and New England. Meet the Snowed In Box!!! Rumor has it ordering one will guarantee a blizzard 😉 get snowed in ⛷️ Inspired by our C.O.O (and avid skier dad) Greg’s dream winter weekend, the Snowed In Box is perfect whether you are venturing out to a cabin, exploring… Read More

Happy New Year!

4 January, 2021: Happy January everybody. First up: Hearty Veg Stew is back on the menu. Lots of root veg, split peas, PEI potatoes. Yum. A fan favorite. Don’t miss it. That picture is from 2019, back when we still ate indoors together under the same roof. In the box world, we’re regrouping after an amazing and exhausting holiday season.… Read More

Sold out of New Years Eve Boxes

29 December, 2020: Hope everyone is getting excited for New Years. Hope you find a way to make some noise, even on this most quiet of years. Yesterday we totally sold out of our NYE boxes. Big thanks to Jared of Craigie who is designing some awesome drink mixers for these. And a huge thanks to everyone who bought a… Read More

From the archives

Persian New Year Soup

15 February, 2010: One of the best things about working at Clover is that sometimes, your ideas get put on the menu. This fall I was talking to Rolando. He teaches world cuisine at Johnson and Wales, and they were covering Middle Eastern/Persian food. I said I had a soup for him to try. I’m half Iranian, and I’d always… Read More

Our New Years Eve Box is here!

22 December, 2020: 🥂 Get yours 🥂 For this most anticipated New Years Eve, Chris has cooked up a decadent, dippable, sippable party in a box. If you haven’t been able to snag a Clover meal box (they keep selling out!) this one might be our crowning glory, focused on rich finger food and sparkly drinks, and designed to be unpacked and spread out… Read More

🎁 Don’t miss the Christmas Meal Box collection

14 December, 2020: Build your Holiday order 🙂 We just announced our Christmas Box and we’re more than half sold out. The kitchen already smells like Christmas : )️ as we put the finishing touches on our recipes for shepherd’s pie piled high with mashed potatoes; “Santa”kopita with brussels sprouts; red-and-green chicory salad; acorn squash with maple sriracha butter, Italian meatballs, warmed lentils and a collection of… Read More

The Clover Christmas Box is on sale now!! 🎄

10 December, 2020: Get Yours! Our Christmas Boxes are on sale! This year we’re going all out, with a quartet of offerings, including a giant box full of festive meals, a cheese board, cookies and milk for Santa, and a holiday breakfast box. If our waitlist presale was any indication (150 of you have already signed up), these boxes are… Read More

The Clover Holiday Gift Guide

7 December, 2020: We thought we’d put together a guide to our favorite presents, most from right in our own backyard, some from further afield. Let’s come together as a Clover family to support these amazing businesses and add some sparkle to your holidays! The Curio Spice Culinary Essentials kit—from one of our favorite Cambridge businesses—has everything a budding chef needs. At just $30, it… Read More

From the archives

Irish plumbers

11 September, 2008: Greg Vaughn of Vaughn Plumbing helped me install the gas system. I think he did a great job, and once I track down the right regulator, we’re ready to pop a fryer, and possibly another appliance in there. Read More

Covid-19 positive case

4 December, 2020: A quick COVID-19 update. One of our employees tested positive for Covid-19 today 12/4/20. We are thankful they promptly let us know because that’s allowing us to follow all CDC guidelines including contact tracing, cleaning, etc. Our restaurant at Copley Square (CloverBBY) will be closed this weekend for a deep clean. Unfortunately isn’t a remarkable announcement at… Read More