In mid-June, after closing for several months for an extensive renovation, Cafe Barada re-opened. Designer Nichole Carroll of Carroll Design Studio in Cambridge has done a remarkable job revamping a 19-seat space into a 49-seat dining room, with curvy red beaded hanging pendants, black spherical pendants, a black-and-tan tile wall with peekaboo cutouts to hide the kitchen, and banquettes upholstered in maroon and cream in another spherical pattern.
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