Introducing the Umami Box

21 October, 2021: What if (hypothetically speaking) we went out hired renowned award-winning chef Jason Bond and asked him to make a box with flavors that have the power to transcend your senses, taking you to another place and time, or even reaching your very soul?That's exactly what we did, and the result is the Umami Box. You were meant to experience Umami.Since the… Read More

Dave Epstein on why fall weather makes the perfect brassica

21 October, 2021: If you grew up in Massachusetts, you probably know who Dave Epstein is. Ayr's family listened to him on WBUR for years and years. A meteorologist and gardening guru, he has been sharing weather and gardening wisdom in the Boston area for over 30 years!!  Clover is partnering with Dave - the information he shares, the stories he tells,… Read More

ūüéÉ Halloween Party Box

20 October, 2021: At Clover we're no stranger to¬†celebrating¬†Halloween, but this year there are two big things¬†that make Halloween extra special: We are launching our very first¬†Halloween Party Box¬†which is on sale today!It's menu has been curated by our brand new executive chef - Jason Bond of the renowned¬†Bondir¬†(!!!) -¬†and needless to say he absolutely¬†crushed¬†it This box is loaded with… Read More

From the archives

Raising money in NYC

17 December, 2008: The most important thing I'm working on right now is raising money for Clover's next stage. Originally I was planning to do this end of summer, but that was before I had the idea of the truck. We were incredibly fortunate to have this idea of a food truck to develop our menu. But it also means… Read More

Brussels Sprout Sandwich is Back!

14 October, 2021: It just wouldn't be fall without King Brussels showing up in your inbox, tapping on your screen, inviting you to treat yourself and come feast upon Clover's #1 most popular sandwich of all time...the Brussels Sprout Sandwich. The most amazing fried local brussels (currently coming from Czajkowski Farm) sprinkled with za'atar. Creamy sour cream dijon spread. A pinch of crisp pickled red cabbage. Smoked… Read More

Proud of Jasper

14 October, 2021: I've been sitting in on our weekly General Manager meetings when I can. The other day I listened while Jasper, our Director of Restaurant Operations, spoke with passion about how important it is that we set staff schedules 2 weeks in advance and try to do everything we can to stick to the schedules. It was a… Read More

Early Fall Box Is Here!

23 September, 2021: Imagine making the legendary JSP in your own kitchen... Yesterday was the first day of fall and this box has everything you need to celebrate fall with 3 meals, a snack, and 2 desserts.The Early Fall Box comes packed full of the fixings for Enzo's blockbuster Japanese Sweet Potato Sandwich‚ÄĒshoyu mayo, roasted-then-fried sweet potato slices, tempura fried sesame seeds,… Read More

We love you too Jeremy!

20 September, 2021: If you've eaten at CloverFIN you might recognize Jeremy, one of our superfans :) During the pandemic Jeremy essentially bought every single celebration box we made! He also happens to be the Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC). Jeremy's team recently reached out because they are putting on a 10-year celebration for Jeremy and… Read More

From the archives

Clover stencil

7 July, 2009: Give me a stencil and a can of spray paint and I'm dangerous. The victim here is our whiteboard. We're slowly bringing the branding onto the truck. But now that I'm looking at it I think the whole whiteboard needs a repaint. Maybe this weekend. I need to get a paint that doesn't yellow in the sun.… Read More

The Baja Mushroom is back today at lunch!

15 September, 2021: Does the combo of¬†fried battered SOMETHING¬†plus¬†limey cabbagey SOMETHING¬†plus¬†spicy SOMETHING¬†sound familiar to you? If you've ever gotten to visit¬†Baja¬†California in Mexico, you might know what I'm getting at.¬†Baja¬†is¬†a thin strip of land, bordered on each side by ocean. In addition to having some of the best surfing on earth, it's also where the¬†Baja¬†Fish Taco was born: cornmeal crusted… Read More

Blue Oyster Mushroom Extended!

7 September, 2021: We've heard that a good way to deliver bad news is to sandwich it with good news. So here is a mostly-good-bad-news sandwich! Good News (Top) The massively popular Blue Oyster Mushroom sandwich, originally set to end today, has been extended by a week. This means if by some unfortunate happenstance you missed biting into crispy mushroom… Read More

“New normal” boxes

3 September, 2021: Beet poke bowls. African peanut soup. Peach mousse. Energy balls and taco bowls and sandwiches and more. What do these meals all have in common? We have a new category of meal boxes, designed for whatever "new normal" you find yourself in. Easy to Tupperware. Easy to break into components. Easy to evoke jealous looks from in-person… Read More

Sharan is back!

1 September, 2021: Some of our sandwiches are named after vegetables, and some of them are named after people. Sharan is named after Sharan Patil who was an intern in our kitchen and who shared with us the joys of Gobi Manchurian. His final project for his internship was a sandwich made with crisp fried cauliflower, a sticky sweet pepper… Read More

From the archives

-4¬įF

24 January, 2011: If you live in Boston you've noticed that it's cold today. -15¬įF last night. I don't want anybody getting frost bite, etc. Vincenzo and I talked about it last night and we decided to run lunch only at the MIT location today. So Dewey (Greenway) is shut down all day, and MIT is open for lunch only… Read More

HSC returns tomorrow 8/31

30 August, 2021: Jasper has been leading up the process of bringing our last few restaurants out of hibernation. It's quite a process: arranging staffing, figuring out the first delivery of food, locating all the technology that we put into storage when the first stay-at-home orders hit. First came DTX last month. It's doing so well, thanks to your support… Read More