Food & Drink


2014 Winner: Root

Photo Credit: Jillian Medugno


Sitting on Allston’s Vegetarian Row, Root serves an appealing combination of vibrant fresh juice drinks, sandwiches, salads and sides—all vegan, though you might not notice from the menu or signage. A sunny little counter-service storefront with youthful trappings (like a wall of bicycle wheels), Root turns out superb fries, a killer sweet-potato quesadilla, terrific liege waffles (at brunch) and maybe the best veggie burger in Boston. It’s that rare vegan place that will please your omnivore friends, too.


487 Cambridge St., Boston • (617) 208-6091

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