The Boston Licensing Board today ordered the Burger King on VFW Parkway to shut for an additional two days after a police detective found it open on the first day it was supposed to be shut as two-day punishment for staying open late without permission.
Lt. Stephen Meade told the board at a hearing Tuesday that while the dining room was closed on Aug. 27... Read more
Cissy Huang is left feeling unpleasantly stuffed after consuming an entire oyster burger at Grass Fed in Jamaica Plain:
I mostly blame the remoulade.
So Richard Chudy, the Boston Burger Guy, raved about the burger at the Citizen Pub on Boylston Street, finding fault only with the bun.
An outraged David A. DuBois, CEO of the Franklin Group, which owns both the pub and Tasty Burger, replied by calling Chudy an asshole and saying he'd like to meet him in person to drive the point home even... Read more
MBTA Transit Police report they've nabbed the guy who allegedly destroyed a $3,000 cash register at the South Station McDonald's, possibly in a snit over it being closed when he wanted to buy something.
Timothy Chace, 28, of Dorchester, was arrested on a charge of malicious destruction of property with the... Read more
The owner of Ten Tables in Jamaica Plain tweets she is taking over the closed Bon Savor to build a burger place called GrassFed. Opening is planned for Feb. 1.
Richard Chudy reports the burger at Clink is good, but not orgasmically, $17 good:
[T]his is very good burger, but anything that is this expensive has to be out-of-this-world. A fried egg and cheddar cheese in no way make this a luxurious burger, you end up paying for the allure of the Liberty Hotel, which is unique in its own way, but the ambiance... Read more
The Allston Civic Association will oppose plans by the owner of the Brighton Mills McDonald's to extend his hours until 2 a.m., the Crimson reports.
The association voted 7-6 to oppose the later hours. Members cited the precedent that letting the burger joint stay open would have and said only transients from away would be likely to eat there that late. Owner Bob King... Read more
Wicked Local Brookline has bad news for people hankering for a b.good burger on Harvard Street. All three of you, apparently.
Looking at where the burger chain is opening up fast and furious, a Boston resident could get a complex. Are they in league with FiOS Guy or something?
Boston Burger Blog goes to Remy's place on Boylston Street and winds up aghast:
... The Remy Burger is not only bad, it's unprecedented, so offensive it's almost shocking. ...
The Boston Licensing Board voted today to let the franchisee of the McDonald's at Harvard and Commonwealth avenues stay open until 2 a.m.
The board overturned its decision five years ago to limit the restaurant to an 11 p.m. closing time after a hearing yesterday at which franchise owner Bob King said he would have to shut the outlet without additional revenue from the... Read more
You don't tend to think of a McDonald's just disappearing, but that's what happened to the one on Hyde Park Avenue. Don't worry, though - it's being replaced by an all new McDonald's (whose franchisee also owns the Harvard Avenue McDonald's).
And while it's normally hard to feel nostalgic... Read more
The McDonald's at Harvard and Commonwealth avenues has became the latest battleground in a rapidly escalating war over restaurant closing hours in Allston.
Bob King, owner of the franchise, told the Boston Licensing Board today that McDonald's will make him shut the outlet unless he can increase sales - and the only way for him to do that, especially with a competing Kelly's opening up... Read more
The MetroWest Daily News reports a Marlborough city-council committee is urging approval of a Sonic burger stand on Rte. 20, over concerns by one councilor the stand would bring traffic to a standstill as hordes of frenzied burger buyers descend on the quiet little city from around the region.
William McAdoo reports from the Boston Burger Bash - with photos, videos and, of course, the name of the winning chef.