An attorney for New York Pizza, 224 Tremont St., pleaded with the Boston Licensing Board this morning not to punish his client for large crowds early one October morning because of the role the place plays in keeping drunks from behind the wheel. Read more.
Boston Magazine reports the Real Deal is now a done deal in Cleveland Circle - its owners decided to concentrate on running the original two locations in West Roxbury and Jamaica Plain.
The Boston Licensing Board could decide in a couple weeks whether Chris Douglass gets a liquor license for the Third Rail restaurant he's planning for the old trolley substation at Washington Street and Cummins Highway. Read more.
The Crimson reports Uno has shut its doors because the rent is too damn high.
Around 9:10 p.m. on Leslie Street, between Dix and Centre. The robbers took cash, two pizzas and some Chinese food before driving off.
Saucy reporter Mike Deehan analyzed campaign expense reports from state and local candidates in Massachusetts and found they've spent $275,000 over the past ten years on pizza.
Naturally, he posts a pizza pie chart to show the most popular outlets. The chart emphasizes Roslindale's lack of political clout - the Pleasant Cafe doesn't make the cut; in fact, it's beaten out by Pizza Hut and Papa John's (but here's the Pleasant Cafe list - Ed Coppinger and Mike Rush are fans).
Around 10 p.m. outside 20 Almont St. The thieves took the pizza and the soda, then left the soda behind before driving off in the delivery man's '93 Corolla.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Bravo Pizza, 160 Brighton Ave., has exited stage left and won't be coming back for an encore.
The Boston Licensing Board today gave Rock City Pizza, 568 Cambridge St., permission to stay open until 2 a.m. - and deliver until 3 a.m.
The pizza place had previously had to close at 1 a.m.
At a hearing yesterday, the pizza place's owner said the public need for the later hours comes from the repeated requests he's been getting from customers for later food - especially from people wandering by from nearby bars that have later closing times. He noted he's also right down the street from St. Elizabeth's Hospital.
Chris Brogan tells Papa Gino's to go to hell after chronicling everything that went wrong with his attempt to get some food delivered from there:
You stink. Youâ€™re a national chain that canâ€™t do what my local place does flawlessly every time.
Domino's, which has long dominated overnight pizza delivery in Boston could soon face new competition from Papa John's. The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow decides whether to let the Papa John's, 971 Tremont St. in Roxbury, stay open until 3 a.m.
A Papa John's manager explained the public need: Workers at nearby hotels need a place to get food when they get off work and Northeastern students need pizza late at night, especially during exams.
Nobody spoke against the proposal.
The Same Old Place, 662 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain, goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week to request a license to serve beer and wine with its pizza and subs.
The board's hearings begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in its eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall.
Once Daily takes us behind the counter at Pinocchio's, which has been serving slices in Harvard Square for 50 years now.
The Boston Licensing Board today approved the sale of the Broad Street bar's liquor license to a Cambridge restaurateur who plans to sell food cooked in a wood-fired oven in a new building on E. Berkeley Street in the South End. Read more.
The Huntington News reports on the opening of the Haley House's Dudley Dough in the Bolling Building - which offers profit sharing to employees.
Pizza-making brothers from the Fall River suburb of Somerset have an agreement to buy the long closed Roggie's on Chestnut Hill Avenue and remake it as their second pizza place. Read more.
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