Back to School: 8 Great Spots Near CollegesBy Scott Kearnan | September 4, 2013 By Scott Kearnan | September 4, 2013
In case the weekend traffic full of U-Hauls didn't clue you in, Boston's big student population is back in town. Which means there's a whole new crowd of folks wondering: where to eat? Pay attention (you will be tested): we've pulled together a smattering of quality spots near local colleges that stand apart from the predictable greasy spoons associated with college-area dining. These are elevated but still accessible spots that will appeal to grad students, suit visiting family and maybe even lure in some of the more discriminating younger foodies. And since some of the colleges are surrounded by good eats (like Harvard, which sits in a square full of choices), we focused on universities in neighborhoods with less-obvious options.