Boston Restaurant Talk reports the owners of the Chinese-food truck will be setting up a bricks-and-mortar restaurant in the Audubon Circle area on the Boston/Brookline line.
The Boston Licensing Board voted yesterday to suspend the license for Golden House on West Broadway for seven days after a Boston police sergeant found it open at 2:50 one morning - 50 minutes past its legal closing time.
The punishment - unusually severe for the licensing board - came despite owner Xian Wan's plea for mercy because he needed extra money due to ... Read more
The owner of a South Boston Chinese restaurant that has had issues with its legal closing time in the past told the Boston Licensing Board today he had no choice last fall but to stay open late into the night: He needed the extra money because his son was dying of cancer.
At a hearing today, Boston Licensing Board Chairwoman Nicole Murati Ferrer said she... Read more
DotRat has video of a guy proposing to his girlfriend right on the floor of the home of the scorpion bowl this past weekend.
Crispy fried chicken hearts, that is. With fries and sauce. And scallions, but really, I'm mainly talking about the chicken hearts.
Did I mention they were crispy and fried? Sure, they have other stuff, spicy chicken wings,... Read more
The Dorchester Reporter reports city officials shut a Chinese restaurant on Blue Hill Avenue yesterday after inspectors found its kitchen air vent clogged with grease - and its basement clogged with rats and cockroaches.
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that started in a stove at the Ga Ga Seafood Restaurant, 25 Tyler St., went to two alarms after it was reported at 9:46 a.m.
The fire displaced 24 residents living in seven apartments above the restaurant and did an estimated $300,000 in damage - to the restaurant and six nearby businesses - the department says.... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered a Meridian Street Chinese restaurant to shut for seven days after police once again found it serving food after it was supposed to be closed for the night.
The board levied the unusually stiff punishment against Canton Eatery, 339 Meridian St. after a hearing Tuesday at which police responding to neighborhood complaints about disturbances near the place found... Read more
Boston Restaurant Talk gets some details on Ming Tsai's proposed Blue Dragon restaurant.
Pop Bop Shop finds both good and meh at Patricia Yeo's Moksa in Cambridge:
Overall, I found Moksa to be confusing. Does it want to be an Asian restaurant or a night club? How can it have dishes that are incredible as well as dishes that taste like nothing? Why was our waiter attentive for the first hour and then he vanished?... Read more
Armed with an April food-truck schedule, David at Limeduck is attempting to sample the offerings from each truck. He starts with a visit to the venerable Savory Food Truck 1, which was dishing up Chinese food at MIT probably long before anybody at Clover was even born:
Yep, that's the stuff. Fried rice, a layer of bulk-adding cost-cutting cabbage, no more than three... Read more
Any reccomendations for EDIBLE chinese delivery in Allston? "Good" would be even better!
A Chinatown restaurant caught serving well past its 2 a.m. closing time again was slapped with a one-day license suspension.
A manager at Bubor Cha-Cha, 45 Beach St., told the Boston Licensing Board at a hearing this week he didn't really know why the restaurant was still open at 3:15 a.m. on May 7 - when police issued the eatery a citation - but... Read more
Susan B. asks:
I am craving good, quality Chinese food and I have no idea where to go in Boston/Allston/Brookline. Any suggestions?
We finally got a chance last night to try Seven Star Street Bistro, Roslindale's newest Chinese takeout place (is there some zoning code we don't know about that prohibits sit-down Chinese restaurants in Rozzie?).
The Hunan Sesame Chicken was wonderful. So was the Steamed Black Forbidden Rice (is the "forbidden" stuff crack? Because I didn't want to stop eating it). I feel my... Read more
Seven Star Street Bistro on Belgrade Avenue opened last week after finally getting permission from the Zoning Board of Appeals to serve takeout. Fans of Chinese "street food" had been waiting for the opening for several months.
For the next six months, the restaurant has to shut at 1 a.m., the board ruled, adding the restaurant can reapply for a 2 a.m. closing time after that.
The board voted to... Read more
Steve Selnick has a severe allergy to peanuts. He's chronicling his experiences eating out on Peanut Free: Boston:
Knowing that my meal officially wasn't happening (cross contamination is one of the scariest things to me) the manager put the icing on the cake. He said that if I had an allergy so bad that I would have anaphylaxis (which I would) that I shouldn't... Read more
Gourmet Dumpling House on Beach Street in Chinatown feels you have a right to know.