Dining

By - 4/28/16 - 4:54 pm

The Boloco outlet at 1940 Beacon St. sent mail to customers today that today's its last day ever, more than 18 years after it opened and despite the continued patronage of singer James Taylor and the sale of an estimated 2 million burritos: Read more.

By - 4/28/16 - 2:09 pm

The Globe reports the most ubiquitous chain in the Boston area is ramping up for store-to-door delivery of its products. No word if direct IV infusion is in the works.

By - 4/22/16 - 10:38 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports it could be re-opened as a place called Tony C's.

By - 4/21/16 - 12:35 pm

Roche Bros., which already sells beer and wine at its Westwood and Downtown Crossing stores, wants to offer alcohol at its West Roxbury store as well - within eyesight of Macy's Wine and Liquors on Centre Street. Read more.

By - 4/21/16 - 11:12 am

The Boston Public Market, whose vendors sell products grown or made in Massachusetts, will be open every day of the week starting July 18. Read more.

By - 4/20/16 - 11:23 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Sullivan's will continue to serve only visitors to Castle Island; it no longer has plans for an outlet in Hingham.

By - 4/20/16 - 11:31 am
Old CluckIt in the South End

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let chef Douglass Williams buy the beer and wine license from the defunct CluckIt so he can open a neighborhood place serving "Italian influenced, American executed" food. Read more.

By - 4/20/16 - 11:22 am

Jeffrey Cincotta says he's planning an osteria for 789 Adams St. in Dorchester that will feature "Italian comfort food," including pizza from a wood-fired oven and fresh pasta and sauces. Read more.

By - 4/19/16 - 6:41 pm
Renovation permit for new Starbucks

Eileen Murphy reports on the newest addition to what's becoming South Boston's Caffeine Corner: A Starbucks, for which renovation is now underway at L Street and East Broadway, opening where developer Michael Norton once proposed a restaurant.

Starbucks joining DD, Cumbies, & Boston Bagel on L St.

There's already a Starbucks near Broadway station and, of course, on the South Boston waterfront.

By - 4/15/16 - 12:39 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports a new team is getting ready to re-open East Coast Grill.

By - 4/15/16 - 11:46 am

Miel Brasserie Provencal is advertising, in blue and yellow, a Pasta Strong dinner on Sunday.

By - 4/14/16 - 9:57 pm

Residents living along and near American Legion Highway in Roslindale were in no mood to think outside the bun this evening: They told a Taco Bell franchisee in no uncertain terms they don't want its restaurant smushed into the space between the Wendy's and the Haley School. Read more.

By - 4/14/16 - 7:50 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports that Neptune Oyster on Salem Street could soon get competition from a new oyster place across the street whose lawyer describes it as "maybe a Neptune Oyster on steroids."

By - 4/12/16 - 5:43 pm

Our roving Hyde Park reporter, Mike Ball, reports:

The door at Antonio's in Logan Square was open this morning. The overworked solo contractor (his term) was painting the door jamb (black, by the bye).

Read more.

By - 4/12/16 - 7:29 am

Karen Cord Taylor tags along with a Beacon Hill resident who now does most of her weekly grocery shopping at the Boston Public Market at Haymarket.

By - 4/11/16 - 3:39 pm

Is there room in the Boston area for one new burger place? Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Worthy Burger, a Vermont outlet that has attained a sort of cult status for both its wood-fired burgers and its craft beers, is looking to open an outlet in the Boston area.

By - 4/10/16 - 7:13 am

The Clumsy Jeweler asks:

Hey! I'm looking for kolaches in Boston.

By - 4/8/16 - 4:51 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Corrib Pub on Harvard Street in Brookline is no more.

By - 4/5/16 - 7:18 am
Unicorn Kisses Polar Seltzer

Patty Neal reports she scored some of that Polar Seltzer Unicorn Kisses elixir.

I thought it tasted like cantaloupe. Not great. And it didn't sparkle when I poured it. ... It IS carbonated, it just didn't sparkle or shoot rainbows.... #expectations

By - 4/4/16 - 5:03 pm

Jeremy Selwyn, one of the region's foremost potato-chip experts, reports fans of Wise potato chips could get pretty fried when they go to a Red Sox game this year: The Sox have switched their official potato chips from Wise to Lay's.