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By adamg - 6/8/22 - 2:54 pm
George Aboujaoude

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans to replace the former Storyville club in the Copley Square Hotel at Exeter Street and Huntington Avenue with a restaurant aimed at what its lawyer said was "an older, more sophisticated crowd" only out to "enjoy food," not bring the house down. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/22 - 11:42 am
Douglas Bacon

Douglas Bacon explains plans for new restaurant where Regina Pizzeria used to be.

Douglas Bacon, who already owns eight restaurants in Boston, is hoping to turn the former Regina Pizzeria in a historic former train depot at 353 Cambridge St. in Allston into a neighborhood restaurant and bar featuring basic American fare. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/22 - 12:39 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans by Vee Vee, 763 Centre St., near the Monument, to add a 46-seat outdoor seasonal patio. Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/21 - 11:24 am

The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow considers granting licenses for another Guy Fieri restaurant on Tremont Street near Boylston Street and what would be Gordon Ramsay's first, but not last, restaurant less than a mile away on Boylston Street in the Back Bay. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/14/21 - 8:33 pm

In the Jamaica Plain Facebook group, Jamaica Plain restrepreneur David Doyle reported tonight the end of the Little Dipper brunch place on Centre Street "due to staffing and other challenges." He says the space will continue to host two popups - Comfort Kitchen and Be Okay Bagels - until they are able to move into their own permanent spaces.

He adds: Read more.

By adamg - 3/24/21 - 10:14 pm

Napper Tandy's on Washington Street in Roslindale Square reports it's getting ready to re-open after months with its doors shut due to Covid-19 - and it's looking to hire "bartenders, servers, cooks, and dishwashers."

By adamg - 2/24/21 - 3:00 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owners of Lala Rokh, which closed in 2018, sell their 97 Mt. Vernon St. location and its liquor license to Kristin Jenkins, an antiques dealer who hopes to open a "neighborhood American bistro." Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/20 - 4:29 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Grumpy White's in Quincy will serve its last meal on Nov. 21.

By adamg - 10/8/20 - 5:56 pm
80 West Broadway rendering

Rendering by Stantec Architecture.

The Matteson Companies and GFI Partners today filed plans with the BPDA to build an eight-story R&D building on what is now the Amrheins parking lot on West Broadway - and the single-story part of Amrheins, while saving the four-story apartment building housing the rest of Amrheins. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/20 - 9:50 pm
Proposed new Doyle's

Rendering by Scales Architecture.

A local developer who had been going to Doyle's since he was a kid has teamed up with Brassica Kitchen in Forest Hills on a plan to renovate and re-open Doyle's in its original Washington Street building by using some of the profits from the sale of neighboring condos. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/20 - 1:01 pm

The Fours on Canal Street says good bye. Its Quincy and Norwell locations remain open.

Via Boston Restaurant Talk.

By adamg - 6/22/20 - 12:24 pm
Canary Square tables overturned

After being shut for 100 days due to Covid-19 concerns, Canary Square at South Huntington Avenue and Centre Street re-opened just this past Wednesday. This morning, co-owner Michael Moxley reports, he arrived to find several of the new tables for outdoor seating overturned: Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/20 - 2:53 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Conor Larkin's Grill and Tap on Huntington Avenue has closed permanently.

By adamg - 5/30/20 - 3:03 pm

The owners of Deep Ellum on Cambridge Street announced today they are shutting it forever on June 7 and will expand their neighboring Lone Star Taco Bar into its space once the state gives the OK to re-open restaurant dining areas. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/20 - 9:24 pm

Jay Hajj, owner of Mike's City Diner on Washington Street reported yesterday: Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/20 - 2:32 pm

753 South in Roslindale Square announced yesterday: Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/20 - 10:33 am
Rox Diner logo

Rox Diner on Centre Street, which tried to do takeout, then closed, will re-open Wednesday morning for takeout. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/20 - 8:11 am

Porter Cafe on Centre Street in West Roxbury announced that last night was its final night of takeout service until after conditions improve: Read more.

By adamg - 10/14/19 - 10:24 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Del Frisco's Grilles in Chestnut Hill and Burlington are closing in a week.

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