The Dig shows us that Delux Cafe on Chandler Street seems to have closed up for good.
Today's the last day for Sugar, 4174 Washington St., so hurry down if you think you'll miss the place.
Sugar's owner also owns the Real Deal outlets in West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain and Brighton, as well as the original Sugar bakery... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owners of the Ledge, 2261 Dorchester Ave., sell the place - and its valuable liquor license - to a Dorchester resident who plans to remake it as a neighborhood, family-focused restaurant.
Eleanor Arpino, general manager of Davio's in Park Square for 12 years, wants to turn the Ledge into ester, which she said would serve... Read more
Kevin Twohig says that besides a name change and some minor decor touches, he's not planning any major changes when he converts the shuttered Annabelle's on Hyde Park Avenue into the Briar Rose.
The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to approve his request to buy Annabelle's liquor license. Both current and future district City Councilors Rob Consalvo and Tim McCarthy spoke in favor.
Twohig,... Read more
Rox Diner owner John Fortin is vowing an all nighter tonight to fix the problems that led ISD to shut the Centre Street eatery on Wednesday.
A city inspector ordered the shutdown after finding a variety of potential health issues, some of them that could lead to a risk of "Critical Foodborne Illness," including two cartons of eggs that had been stored in 80-degree temperatures... Read more
Mike Ball checked out the Fairmount Grill and says if you liked Townsends, which it replaces, you'll feel at home here. But its ale and wine lists are not as extensive as Townsends, he adds.
The Hyde, which is what Dottie's on Fairmount Avenue is morphing into, launches its dinner service on March 26, starting promptly at 5 p.m.
Finance Foodie reports that Cafeteria, the post-hip, ironically named Newbury Street restaurant, serves some really good food and some really bad food:
... The scallops were quite large and well seared, but had a slight hint of freezer burn. Last time I checked Boston was not landlocked, so obtaining fresh seafood should have been easy as pie. ...
A couple of new restaurants have opened in Roslindale over the past two weeks. Neither is a chic Italian bistro, so we had to check them out.
A couple weeks ago, Cafe Apollonia, Boston's only Albanian restaurant, re-opened as a burger-and-pizza place called Boston Brickhouse (146 Belgrade Ave.; 617-327-6910). Despite the Quincy Market-ish name, it's really a neighborhood hangout - you wouldn't want to... Read more
Boston Chomps recommends Muqueca in Inman Square for Brazilian seafood stew:
... My favorite however, was the cod capixaba. It's made from salt cod, and stewed in coconut milk. The stew also includes plantains, olives, and boiled eggs. A strange combination but DELICIOUS. It tasted even better after adding the hot sauce served at every table. ...
Not up for Brazilian seafood? What about... Read more
Bridey says this new restaurant has good food, but the service could use some work.
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.
Eat and Destroy raves about the burgers and other food at Zon's on Perkins Street:
... I always complain that the majority of nice (i.e., not cheap) restaurants in Jamaica Plain have inferior quality food for the price than can be found elsewhere in Boston, but Zon's is definitely an exception and I am looking forward to eating there again soon.... Read more