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    Ristorante Fiore in Boston's North End Is Closing

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A longtime dining spot in the North End is getting ready to shut down. According to a Facebook post from the place, Ristorante Fiore is closing its doors, with the note from the Hanover Street spot saying the following: After much thought, I am hanging up my apron and will retire to...

  • boston restaurant talk November 28, 2022 8:24 am

    Red Robin Closes Last Location in Greater Boston

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A chain of burger restaurants has said farewell to the Greater Boston area, shutting down its last location along/inside Route 128. According to a source, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree is no longer in business, with the website for the chain confirming this, as…

  • boston restaurant talk November 23, 2022 3:23 pm

    99 Restaurant & Pub Closes Another Mass. Location

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A local chain of family-friendly restaurants is getting ready to close another one of its locations. According to a source, the 99 Restaurant & Pub in Canton is shutting down this weekend, with a call placed to the Turnpike Street spot confirming that it plans to close after business hours on Sunday…

  • boston restaurant talk November 23, 2022 10:00 am

    Jeveli's, Oldest Italian Restaurant in Boston, Goes on the Auction Block

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] It looks like a landmark restaurant in East Boston whose future had been in question for awhile may be done. According to a page from Stanley J. Paine, Jeveli’s went up for auction beginning on November 10 and ending on November 16, with the notice saying that “we will sell…the entire contents…

  • boston restaurant talk November 16, 2022 10:35 am

    Mobile Pizzeria to Open Brick-And-Mortar Location in Boston

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] The people behind a mobile wood-fired pizza business based in Somerville will be opening a permanent spot in Boston. According to a job post within the Craigslist website, Lala’s Neapolitan-ish Pizza is planning to open a brick-and-mortar location in the Fenway, with the map shown indicating that it could be coming...

  • boston restaurant talk November 15, 2022 10:46 am

    Boston Restaurateur Buys Shuttered Salem Pub

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A local restaurateur has bought the North Shore space where a longtime bar had been until closing recently. According to Patrick Maguire of Maguire Promotions & Hospitality Consulting, Seth Gerber has purchased the space in Salem that had been home to Major Magleashe’s Pub, with an Instagram post from Gerber saying the following:...

  • boston restaurant talk November 14, 2022 11:34 am

    New Restaurant Opening in Former Anna's Taqueria Space in Coolidge Corner

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A local group of Mexican restaurants plans to expand further into the Boston area, and its next location may be replacing the original location of another local group of Mexican spots. According to a source (and confirmed in a Select Board meeting page), Chilacates is looking to open in Brookline, taking over...

  • boston restaurant talk November 10, 2022 11:09 am

    Restaurant Group With 5 South Boston Locations Eyeing Former Legal Oysteria Spot?

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A local restaurant group is apparently planning to open a new dining spot in Charlestown. According to a post within the jobs section of the bostonchefs.com site, a new restaurant that will have “a focus on handmade pasta & cheeses, and extensive in-house butchery program, and locally sourced as well as high end...

  • boston restaurant talk November 9, 2022 10:37 am

    Full-Service Bar and Indoor Dog Park to Open in Everett

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A brand new drinking spot that will cater to dog lovers is on the way. According to a post within the jobs section of the bostonchefs.com website, Park-9 Dog Bar is planning to open in Everett, with the post indicating that the Elm Way spot will include a 5,000-square-foot indoor dog...

  • boston restaurant talk November 1, 2022 3:49 pm

    Growing Chain of Cookie Shops to Open New Location in Boston's Back Bay

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A growing chain of cookie shops with roots in Philadelphia plans to open its fourth Boston-area location–and its third within the city itself.  According to an article from Universal Hub, Insomnia Cookies is looking to open in the Back Bay, moving into a space on Clarendon Street between Newbury Street and Boylston...

  • boston restaurant talk November 1, 2022 11:07 am

    Seaport Social Opens in Boston's Seaport District

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A restaurant and bar by the Boston waterfront that has been in the works for four years has very quietly debuted. According to a source, Seaport Social opened to the public yesterday in the Seaport District, moving into a space on Northern Avenue within the Park Lane Seaport residential complex. The website…

  • boston restaurant talk October 31, 2022 11:10 am

    Boston Tex-Mex Restaurant Popular With College Students Set to Reopen

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] It looks like a Tex-Mex restaurant that is particularly popular with college students is being reborn. According its Instagram page, Sunset Cantina on Commonwealth Avenue by Boston University is planning to reopen, with one post saying “A renovated, vibrant and exciting cantina is coming! Are you ready #Boston?” A listing within the…

  • boston restaurant talk October 27, 2022 1:32 pm

    Popular Boston Bar and Eatery Deep Ellum to Be Reborn, But Not in Allston

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A popular gastropub in Allston that closed a couple of years ago is planning to reopen, replacing a beer bar in Waltham. According to a source, Deep Ellum is looking to open back up on Moody Street, taking over the space where The Gaff is located. A Facebook post from The Waltham…

  • boston restaurant talk October 26, 2022 10:43 am

    California-Based Mexican Restaurant Expanding to Boston

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A California-based group of casual upscale Mexican restaurants is expanding to Boston. According to an article from Eater Boston, Sol Mexican Cocina is planning to open in the Back Bay, moving into an office building on Huntington Avenue that is across from the Prudential Center. The 5,800-square-foot spot will have seating for…

  • boston restaurant talk October 25, 2022 10:53 am

    Popular Food Truck Opens Brick-and-Mortar Location at MarketStreet Lynnfield

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] The people behind a suburban food truck that offers chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, and more have opened a brick-and-mortar location. According to its website and social media, Chicken & the Pig is now open at MarketStreet Lynnfield, with an official grand opening slated for November 3. In addition to breaded chicken sandwiches…

  • boston restaurant talk October 24, 2022 10:42 am

    Shake Shack Opening New Location in Greater Boston This Month

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] After being in the works for more than a year, a new location of a New York-based group of burger and shake spots is getting ready to open. According to a press release, Shake Shack opens at the Derby Street Shops in Hingham on Friday, October 28, with the place including an…

  • boston restaurant talk October 24, 2022 8:28 am

    New Food Hall With a Roof Deck Opening in Former Boston Globe Headquarters

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A few years ago, it was reported that a mixed-use development would replace an iconic space just off the Southeast Expressway, and it would include a food hall. Now we have learned a bit more about the food hall, including a possible name given to the space. According to a licensing board…

  • boston restaurant talk October 20, 2022 9:58 am

    The Kartal to Open in Former Boston Eagle Space in Boston's South End

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A bit more than a year ago, it was reported that a new dining and drinking spot was planning to open where one of the oldest gay bars in Boston had been, and now we have learned that it has debuted. Universal Hub is reporting (via a post from BosGuy) that The…

  • boston restaurant talk October 19, 2022 1:48 pm

    New Microbrewery Plans Soft Opening in Hyde Park This Month

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] Nearly two years ago, it was reported that a new microbrewery could be coming to an historic space in a Boston neighborhood, and now we have learned that the place is just about ready to debut. A message from Adam Gaffin of Universal Hub indicates that Roundhead Brewing Company is preparing to…

  • boston restaurant talk October 18, 2022 10:55 am

    Ever Eaten a ‘Croffle' Before? Here's Where You Can Get One in the Boston Area

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A new cafe that offers a twist on two popular breakfast items has opened a few miles west of Boston. According to both an article from the Boston Business Journal and a page within the Simon site, Glazed Bytes is now open on the upper level of The Shops At Chestnut Hill,…

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