From the archives

Strawberry micro season

7 July, 2017: Strawberry Lemonade, Strawberry Soda, Strawberries after 2pm each day with cream and sugar. Our strawberries are from Joe Czajkowski Farm in North Hadley. The farm used to grow tobacco, now it grows strawberries! The berries this year are really sweet and delicious but the season is short (2-3 weeks at the most). Come be a part of it while… Read More

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Selling water at Clover

5 July, 2017: People have been asking to buy bottles of water since 2008 when I opened the first truck. Those first weeks in October 2008 we had 1 sandwich. No sides. No drinks. It wasn’t a statement, I just didn’t have any to sell. But as we grew I didn’t feel good about selling water in a plastic bottle.… Read More

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4th of July Hours

3 July, 2017: We’ll be closed at CloverFIN, CloverDTX, CloverBUR, CloverBLV and CloverHSC at the Harvard Science Center. All other locations will be open! But some may be closing early. For those, check the Today’s Menu page. Read More

From the archives

Enzo, the sandwich. Now playing at CloverMIT

29 January, 2013: Most of you who eat our food daily know Vincenzo. Enzo was one of our first employees. He was a former student of Rolando’s working at the Four Seasons. He would help us with the truck here and there. I remember meeting him at Nuestra (now called Crop Circle Kitchen) at 4am, our regular routine at the… Read More

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Testing packaging

27 June, 2017: You may have heard rumors of some new items coming your way. We’re about to tear up the menu in response to a bunch of feedback from you all. We thought it was a good time to reasses some of our packaging. Chris found some wood packaging. This is a little cone. What do you think about eating… Read More

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Coffee and Donuts w/Barrington Roasters Thurs 6/29

27 June, 2017: Breakfasts at Clover are always yummy (we hope), but they don’t always have donuts. We’re making our cider donuts Thursday in honor of Barrington Coffee’s visit. 8am CloverHSQ (1326 Mass Ave, Cambridge) 10am CloverKND (5 Cambridge Ctr, Cambridge) 2:30pm CloverDTX (27 School St, Boston) Read More

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Hadley grass dried up

26 June, 2017: We saw this truck on our trip to Hadley a few weeks back. We brought Hadley grass (aka asparagus) to Clover for the 2 weeks it was in season. If you tried it let us know what you thought. Hadley grass is now gone. We’ll be launching a new 2pm special (local strawberries with sugar) this week,… Read More

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Clover playlist

4 December, 2008: Some of you have been asking about the music. Here I’m posting the current playlist. The goal is to get to the point where we’re playing all local music. For now we’re going a different route. I’ve always thought the absence of country/ bluegrass/ folk music in retail is conspicuous. We decided to start with the Black… Read More

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Pinball tournament at CloverHFI: Thursday 6/22 6pm-8pm

21 June, 2017: Joe, our manager at CloverHFI, has been dreaming of doing this forever, and it’s finally happening. Medieval Madness and Twilight Zone pinball machines are ready. Remember back when they were declared illegal by the city of Cambridge? : ( Show up at CloverHFI at 6pm to register. We’ll take 10 teams of 2 people each. Prizes include swag… Read More

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Starting Monday at 7am there will be triple Clover in Harvard Square

15 June, 2017: Monday June 19: Clover opens in the Harvard Science Center! We’ll be re-opening the coffee bar (you may have remembered we soft-opened during Commencement week, cafe au laits, cider donuts, study snacks, whoopie pies each day.) And we’ll be opening a full Clover restaurant (chickpea fritters, fries, soups, the whole deal.) Stop by to meet Lynn, Rider,… Read More

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Future food at Food Dev, Tuesday 6/13, 3pm

12 June, 2017: There are 2 or 3 more spots in tomorrow’s Food Development Meeting. Chris and Martina have been working hard. Come taste: -Our new silky hummus (the main component of our those hummus bowls you may have heard us talking about) -A silky black bean bowl made with Western MA black beans -A purple barley salad with barley hand-delivered by lentil farmer… Read More

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Lindentree Farm Shares at Clover Burlington!

7 June, 2017: We have an awesome addition to the CSA program. Lindentree Farm is going to be dropping shares at Clover Burlington this summer. This is the CSA that started our whole program. It’s the share our CEO, Ayr, eats with his family. All organic, all beautiful. Delivered to the same place you get your chickpea fritter sandwich. Ask… Read More

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Clover late night

10 November, 2009: … well it’s late for us! We had our first 8am-8pm day yesterday. It worked beautifully. Back at it today. It gets a little dark, but the truck has a nice glow. I’m adding more LED lights today. We’re learning a ton of other stuff too: like how to make sure we have enough food, how we… Read More

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Free tasting TONIGHT: real ginger beer, with the brewers

7 June, 2017: Stop by CloverHFI (Central Square) and CloverKND (Kendall Square) tomorrow at 5pm to meet the founders of Farmer Willie’s ginger beer. Unlike most ginger beers, this is made with real ginger. It’s on tap as part of our newly-launched beer program at our 24-hour restaurant in Central Square. Nico and Max, the brewers, will each be at… Read More