This Week on TV: The Cambridge Food Scene

This Week on TV: The Cambridge Food Scene

Channel 9 this week is dedicated to the fine art of eating in Cambridge, MA.

  • Posted on: 24 March 2016
  • By: lily

Saturday, starting at noon:

CCTV's Cambridge Bites series profiles spots in the city with best bites to eat. In our newest episode, take a trip to The Druid in Inman Square, a cozy spot known for its Irish pub fare and live music. Directly following, past installments of the show will travel to Central Square’s Veggie Galaxy, to the Greek Corner in North Cambridge, and beyond. Cambridge Bites is a CCTV production group where anyone can get involved, regardless of experience. If you're interested in participating in future productions, call CCTV to find out how: 617-661-6900.

More on eating in Inman Square from NeighborMedia journalist Kristina Kehrer, starting at 1:15pm. In WeHa PigRoast, a Wellington-Harrington neighborhood block party featuring a real live "pig-on-a-spit." In Spotlight on a 1369 Barista, meet Tyler Wintringham who volunteers with Food Not Bombs when he is not capping cappuccinos with a milky froth.

Branch out into the Boston and Somerville food scenes, with Eating Local in Somerville at 1:45, a documentary about local food culture in Somerville and efforts by residents to embrace the local food movement, and with the El Pelon Taqueria Chili Eating Festival and Competition at 2:30pm.

At 2:45pm, from the Food For Thought series of lectures at the Cambridge Public Library: Lets Talk about Genetically Modified Foods and Let’s Talk About Food Allergies.

End the evening on a campy note, with The Snacking Hour at 11pm, in which two pro- snack reviewers square off on the major issues in the snack food world:

And with Coloring Coorain’s Trend Report at 11:45pm, in which Coorain asks all the cool people what the latest trends are in fashion, culture, and food.

Programs will repeat throughout the week, on Sunday 12-4pm and Monday through Friday 10am-noon. Check out CCTV’s online schedule for exact times.


New member-made work debuts each week on Channel 8.

Tune in Sunday and Tuesday evenings starting at 5pm, and Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings starting at 9am:

This week John Manson profiles stand-up comedian Angela Sawyer in the seventh episode of his #whatImake series; Maurice Wilkey interviews folks at the Central Square Theatre about their recent production The Convert; Natalie Minik salutes David Bowie with Arriving and Departing. Plus, watch presentations from students in Tutoring Plus' 2016 Project Day as they compete in front of a panel of judges.