When the leftovers leave the building

1 December, 2020: Ayr here. That’s me with my family getting ready to eat Clover Thanksgiving. We worked hard to build something that was delicious, affordable, and funneled money to MA farmers who encountered big challenges this year. Thanks to your support we were able to write checks to small businesses like Michael Docter (root veg), Ann Harris (apples), Czajkowski Farm (brussels), Plimoth Gristmill (cornmeal), Amber… 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

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

From the archives

Compost

24 November, 2008: Some of you might have noticed we compost. I could write on and on about compost, but I’ll keep this first posting focused. Some of you may think compost is gross. I think it’s beautiful. It’s your proof that you’re getting just-cut food. And it represents our commitment to tread gently. I was shocked when I first started getting… 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

From the archives

Coffee coffee coffee

9 January, 2009: OK, OK, OK. I hear you all. Sorry we haven’t been serving. It’s not because we don’t want to, or that we’re wimps as some of you have even suggested. We’re just super busy trying to make sure Clover becomes much more than a food truck. You may have read that we’re looking for investors. True and… 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

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

From the archives

Welcome Rolando, Clover’s chef

24 September, 2008: This is Rolando Robledo, Clover’s chef. We’re absolutely thrilled to have him on board. Rolando found his way to Clover by way of The French Laundry, the Waldorf, and most recently, Johnson and Whales as a professor. He’s going to be working the food truck with me full time for the first 6 weeks and we’re going… 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