In August, a Starbucks got approved in City Point. Now it looks like another frou-frou coffee chain is moving in, specifically, Caffe Nero, at 416 W. Broadway. Now, granted, that's a bit closer to the part of Southie already irredeemably lost to yuppies, but still, makes you wonder how long until a Whole Foods or Trader Joe's moves in.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Landwer Cafe, which has a menu featuring Israeli fare such as shakshouka as well as coffee, is advertising for a chef and general manager for a Boston outpost.
Jamaica Plain News reports the old Uforge Gallery on Centre Street could be replaced by a coffeehouse.
Eastie Strong was among the people jammed into Caffe dello Sport today to watch the match between Real Madrid and Barcelona (which ended in a 1-1 tie).
A concerned citizen doesn't want any hair of the dog and files a complaint about a South End Starbucks:
Third time in 10 days I have seen a dog in this Starbucks at 627 Tremont in the south end. Management is oblivious. These are not service dogs.
Adam Castiglioni reports Boston Common Coffee, 97 Salem St., will be shutting its doors for good on Monday - after first trying to drain its remaining stocks by handing out free coffee.
Gilmore Girls fans flooded Brighton Center this morning, as RoadTrip New England shows us for Cafenation's one-day transformation into Luke's, where people who got in got free coffee in a Luke's cup.
Dave Goodrich shows us the sign that Refuge Cafe at Harvard and Brighton avenues is closing forever at the end of the month.
Jennifer Lee, owner of Myong Dong, snapped up the closed Allston Cafe in 2011 to keep Starbucks out of Allston. Allston Cafe in turn was a reincarnation of the Herrell's that used to be there.
Anyone have a "list" of places that serve nitro coffee IN the city?
A community meeting tonight on a Starbucks proposed for L Street and Broadway repeatedly veered towards Parks and Rec style chaos as residents battled each other on issues that often had little to directly do with the coffeehouse - such as which local restaurants drove other local restaurants out of business. Read more.
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.
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.
Marty St. George asks the question after spotting this "Beantown" address on an impending Tremont Street coffeehouse (he votes no).
Keurig Green Mountain, which is actually based in Burlington, MA, is suing competitor Touch Coffee and Beverages for patent infringement - before Touch can sue Keurig for the same thing. Read more.
PS Gourmet Coffee at Washington and Poplar streets and the Green T Coffee Shop at Walter and South streets seem to be in a race to see which one opens first, ending the coffee-shop drought the neighborhood has endured since Select Cafe closed in 2013.
PS, out of South Boston, has its signs in place, but Green T, out of Brigham Circle, has nicer doors ready to go: Read more.
Starbucks goes before the Zoning Board of Appeals next week for permission to change the shuttered Melting Pot fondue place in the Park Plaza Hotel into a, well, Starbucks.
Park Plaza guests who now want the Starbucks experience have to walk a full two-tenths of a mile to the Starbucks in the Transportation Building. Read more.
The Dunkin' Donuts on Beacon Street, next to Mary Ann's, is changing its hours from 24 hours a day to 4:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. The Boston Licensing Board considers the license change on Thursday.
The owner of Fazenda Coffee Roasters across from the Forest Hills T stop is seeking an all-alcohol license with which to change the coffeehouse into a restaurant specializing in "tastings" - menus that pair particular drinks with a changing roster of food items. Read more.
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