Seth Greenberg, who gave us Mistral, is planning a similar restaurant on Melcher Street in Fort Point.
Greenberg told the Boston Licensing Board today he hopes to open an "upscale modern French bistro" called Bastile Kitchen/Chalet this September in a building now under construction at 49 Melcher St.
The $2-million venture will feature a 230-seat main dining room and a 70-seat area for private functions.... Read more
Devra First reports that the fancy-shmancy French place that replaced Bob the Chef (sorry, Bob's Southern Bistro) in October is already out of business. Next up: Upscale burger joint? Oh, wait, how about a soul-food place. With music. Nah, that'll never work.
Courtney Scott-Howard gives Gaslight, a French brasserie at 560 Harrison Ave., good marks for food (and the free parking), but marks it down for the service:
... If your waitress looks like the girl you wished your brother married, ask for a new table.
Boston Chomps on Petit Robert Bistro downtown: We'll definitely be back.
Lyss on Zocalo in Brighton: What a pleasant first experience at a restaurant.
Lewis Forman on Kashmir on Newbury Street: I have never seen a grumpier group of servers ever. Except at McDonalds.