Dining

By - 7/29/16 - 8:51 pm

A Boston health inspector today shut Wabora, 254 Newbury St., for a variety of violations that included raw tuna and salmon being kept too warm, a food preparer not washing his or her hands and another handling vegetables with bare hands. Read more.

By - 7/29/16 - 10:55 am

Jamaica Plain News reports the impending demise of Canto 6 on Washington Street, across from the police station.

Ed. question: Given what else is happening at and near that intersection, how long before a developer files plans for a six-story apartment building there?

By - 7/26/16 - 11:42 am

Norvia Pena says her long closed Norvia's Place, 2807 Washington St., should re-open this fall - with more of an emphasis on food than drinks. Read more.

By - 7/20/16 - 5:33 pm
Halloween candy in Hyde Park

Workers at the Hyde Park Shaw's cleared several shelves today so they could unload these goodies.

By - 7/19/16 - 11:28 am

Eater Boston reports plans for a place that would sell both donuts and bagels in Davis Square have fallen through. No word if a Swiss-cheese emporium will take its place.

By - 7/18/16 - 12:06 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that 753 South, where Derna's used to be, is so close to opening it's advertising for a sous chef. Read more.

By - 7/18/16 - 11:46 am

Swimman79 asks:

Is there anywhere in Boston to buy the cheese made in the Azores?

By - 7/17/16 - 12:55 pm

Lauren asks:

Is there anywhere in Boston (or even Winthrop or Revere) to get soft serve ice cream?

By - 7/13/16 - 4:53 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk confirms that Burger Fi on Spring Street is now well and done: Those "closed for renovations" signs should really read "closed until we sell the place."

That leaves the Dedham Five Guys as the closest non-McDonald's/Burger King chain outlet to West Roxbury.

By - 7/12/16 - 10:44 pm

A two-alarm fire at the Butcherie on Harvard Street this afternoon has shut the store indefinitely.

By - 7/11/16 - 5:00 pm

Vanyaland reports River Gods in Cambridge has shut forever.

By - 7/11/16 - 3:45 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that La Hacienda on Medford Street has closed for good.

By - 7/8/16 - 11:50 am

BostonJohn asks:

Anyone have a "list" of places that serve nitro coffee IN the city?

By - 7/7/16 - 5:39 pm

The owners of Milk Street Cafe are suing former America's Test Kitchen frontman Christopher Kimball over his plans to open a Milk Street Kitchen just down Milk Street. Read more.

By - 7/6/16 - 12:05 am
Closed Bee's Knees

Kyle MacDonald reports Bee's Knees Supply Company, 1314 Commonwealth Ave., has closed, its windows now covered with paper. Read more.

By - 7/2/16 - 11:31 am

UPDATE: Thai Dish passed a re-inspection on July 8 and can re-open.

A city health inspector this week ordered Thai Dish, 636 Beacon St., shut until the owners fix a couple of problems. One is that: Read more.

By - 7/1/16 - 11:58 pm
Jackfruit in a Roslindale supermarket

When we walked into the Stop & Shop on American Legion Highway in Roslindale this afternoon, one of the first things we saw was this giant fruit thing (how could we miss it?). Turned out it was a jackfruit, and at just $1.49 a pound seemed a bargain, but we resisted the temptation because, really, where do you put something like that?

By the time we were finished shopping, the store's sole jackfruit was gone.

By - 6/29/16 - 8:28 pm

Exodus Bagels, which has been selling its wares at finer farmer's markets and pop-ups everywhere (or at least in JP and Roslindale) announced today it's found a permanent home in Roslindale - in space formerly occupied by the Tables of Contents catering service next to the Bellevue commuter-rail stop off Belgrade Avenue.