Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Grass Fed on Centre Street will be shutting down, with its owner hoping to transfer its current alcohol license to the owner of the burgeoning Chilacates chain. No word on what sort of food the new place will serve; Chilacates already has an outlet on Centre Street, across from JP Licks.
KMV surveyed the damage at Anna's Taqueria on Harvard Street after somebody drove into it early this morning. No injuries, at least, he reports.
Roslindale Village Main Street reports that the revamped space at 2 and 2A Corinth St., where Marla's Obsession and RVMS used to be, has been leased by somebody who is
Pursuing the appropriate licensing with the City to be a breakfast and lunch cafe with a co-working space by day, and a performance space offering entertainment of all genres by night!
In Boston, it's not just enough to pay for a food-serving license - you actually have to serve food. And not just any food, but food you've cooked or prepared on your own premises. Read more.
The Crimson reports Harvard is leasing space to seven different food spots for its revamped Smith Center at Mass. Ave. and Dunster Street - although one, Oggi Gourmet was already open in another part of what used to be the Holyoke Center.
Jamaica Plain News reports a restaurant called Bar Orange hopes to open where Tonic and Grass Fed failed across from the Forest Hills T station.
The BC Heights reports the owners of Agoros Bar and Grill on Chestnut Hill Avenue are selling the business after a stormy year and a half in which they racked up three weeks of license suspensions from both city and state regulators and had their hours rolled back because police kept finding underage BC students with drinks. Read more.
Both Roche Bros. and Star Market have spent the last several months remodeling their stores - Roche Bros. to be more like Wegmans and Star Market to be more like Roche Bros. They both use local street names along with numbers to identify their aisles. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports that both Tremont 647 and Sister Sorel on Tremont Street are closing April 1.
UPDATE: KO Pies reports the blocking was by a contractor working for Verizon, that the shop will be able to re-open today and that Verizon swore that, in the future, any similar work would only be done when the shop is normally closed.
KO Pies reports it had to close its South Boston outlet this morning "until further notice" when an excavation contractor showed up and blocked off all access, with no advance notice.
Needless to say, they're not very happy: Read more.
Oh, Reddit: There's an entire Reddit "subreddit" dedicated to drawing subway maps of cities, only instead of connecting subway stations, they connect Subway sandwich shops. Because, of course.
H/t Welcome to Dot.
Eileen Murphy reports JP Licks is looking to mooove into the space at 397 W. Broadway once occupied by the Cutting Club hair salon.
There's a meeting, put on by the city and the landlord, for neighbors at the space on Feb. 13 at 6 p.m.
Darren Rovell reports a Philadelphia bagel shop has come up with a creation to spur the Eagles onto victory: A prezel bagel with mint-chocolate-chip spread - and lettuce.
H/t Drew Starr.
A landlord's effort to win city approval for a restaurant at his Newbury Street building before he even knows who would rent the space today fell as flat as a souffle behind an oven door that's just been slammed. Read more.
A sign at the new Bagel Table in
the lower Chestnut Hill Mall the Street, where Rosie's used to be.
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