Little Lingo in Cambridge is a quaint café serving breakfast and lunch specializing in international fare and global street foods. The bar also offers signature cocktails along with carefully selected wines and beers from around the world.
Try the popular Lingo Burger topped with frizzled onions, cheddar cheese, roasted tomato, and applewood smoked bacon. The eatery also features weekly specials with a different cultural focus every evening, such as Meatless Monday India with dishes like Cauliflower & Vegetable Tikka Masala. On Tuesdays, enjoy Greek dishes, such as Chicken Souvlaki and Turkey Pastitsio.
Little Lingo has a bright, trendy atmosphere with oversized windows, funky light fixtures, and industrial style elements. Enjoy your food and drinks at a variety of seating, including high top tables, bar stools, and a comfortable outdoor patio. Little Lingo is located two miles from The Batch Yard, and is also easily accessible via public transportation.
Station KTV in Malden is an open-late karaoke lounge featuring private rooms and state-of-the-art equipment like wireless microphones, a touch-screen system, and varied song selection. Karaoke rooms are spacious and include comfortable couches, tables, and even a mini-stage section for the ambitious singer.
If hunger strikes, Station KTV also offers an extensive menu of snacks, appetizers, desserts, non-alcoholic beverages, and alcoholic beverages. Try the popular Salted Pepper Jumbo Shrimp, Singapore Style Rice Noodles, or Yang Chow Fried Rice. The menu also includes ice cream mochi in tasty flavors like Green Tea and Red Bean.
Private rooms are priced by the hour, and range from $40 to $108 per hour. Rooms can accommodate anywhere from 8 to 25 people, so there is plenty of space for everyone. Stop by during their Happy Hour from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. for discounted room rates, about $20 to $60 per hour.
Dakzen is a newly opened eatery specializing in Bangkok-style street food in a relaxed storefront. Owner Panupak Kraiwong named his restaurant Dakzen because it’s a loose translation of the Thai phrase to “chow down,” especially on noodles. The menu includes a variety of bowls filled with noodle or rice dishes, mostly his grandfather’s recipes. Try the savory Khao Moo Daeng, a combination of barbecued pork, crispy pork belly, and sweet sausage over boiled rice, tossed with a sweet red gravy. Another specialty is the Boat Noodles made with meatballs, pork rinds, bean sprouts, water spinach (known as morning glory), and beef or pork, topped with cilantro or scallions.
Dakzen has a cozy interior with bright yellow walls, oversized windows, and a variety of seating at tables and high tops. Yelpers rave about the friendly staff who take the time to explain signature dishes, make recommendations, and answer questions. Dakzen is open every day for lunch and dinner.