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By adamg - 7/27/21 - 6:10 pm

The Middle East announced today that for the foreseeable future, it's only going to let people in who have proof they've been fully vaccinated against Covid-19: Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/21 - 8:15 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports.

By adamg - 7/24/21 - 11:14 am

Michael Moxley, who co-owns Canary Square in Jamaica Plain, posts photos of the four "trash humans" who enjoyed a $90 meal yesterday, then fled without paying. Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/21 - 1:06 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Jersey Mike's Subs is opening up at 466 Washington St., right next to a Domino's.

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By adamg - 7/16/21 - 3:35 pm

Don't worry, you can still get harder stuff at the Galway House, it's just that the bar is doing its part to ease the critical late-night milk shortage at its end of Centre Street now that the 7-Eleven next there has closed forever: Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/21 - 8:33 pm

In the Jamaica Plain Facebook group, Jamaica Plain restrepreneur David Doyle reported tonight the end of the Little Dipper brunch place on Centre Street "due to staffing and other challenges." He says the space will continue to host two popups - Comfort Kitchen and Be Okay Bagels - until they are able to move into their own permanent spaces.

He adds: Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/21 - 11:42 am

Bostonscigirl asks:

Best restaurant for chicken tikka masala in Boston?

By adamg - 7/7/21 - 10:32 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that the Friendly Toast is opening an outlet at the Chestnut Hill Mall, sorry, the Shops at Chestnut Hill, in the space left vacant by the demise of Besito.

By adamg - 7/3/21 - 2:52 pm
Inside the buffet

Buffet today.

Flaming Grill and Buffet on American Legion Highway (in the Stop & Shop mall) re-emerged today in its true nature as a Chinese buffet. Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/21 - 6:31 pm

The Boston Licensing Board voted yesterday to grant Foodies, 230 West Broadway, the beer-and-wine license it had been denied repeatedly in recent years. Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/21 - 3:45 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a food-serving license to a group that plans to open a grocery with a 24-seat cafe and community room at 2565 Washington St., a one-time MBTA bus yard now being transformed into a residential area. Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/21 - 9:12 am

The Globe dishes that Gordon Ramsay will be opening a restaurant in the Mandarin Oriental space left vacant when Bar Boulud shut. Ramsay was quite complimentary about Boston and its chefs in a brief e-mail exchange, the Globe says.

By adamg - 6/29/21 - 11:33 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports two local bar veterans plan to get the storied Red Hat on Bowdoin Street open again.

By adamg - 6/21/21 - 5:15 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Red Hat on Bowdoin Street, which opened in 1907, is closing for good in a few days. It joins a series of other Boston watering-hole andmarks, including Durgin-Park, Jacob Wirth and Doyle's, that have shut in recent years.

By adamg - 6/19/21 - 3:49 pm
Lots of Necco wafers

Nap Citizen reports the Revere Market Basket has plentiful stocks of the traditional New England flavored chalk today.

By adamg - 6/17/21 - 1:04 pm

Yahya Noor, owner of Tawakal Halal Cafe, 389 Maverick St. in East Boston's Jeffreys Point neighborhood, reports that sometime between 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, when the restaurant closed up, and Monday morning, somebody emptied its three trash bins and hefted all the trash to the roof - and then left a prayer rug next to the trash.

By adamg - 6/17/21 - 10:54 am

WBZ reports an urge to down oysters bottled up by more than a year of pandemic restrictions is making it hard for oyster farmers to keep up with the demand now that we are free to move about the state - and restaurants - again.

By adamg - 6/12/21 - 4:54 pm
JP Licks in Jamaica Plain

Hard to miss the JP Licks on Centre Street, thanks to the giant cow's head.

The owner of the onetime firehouse at 661 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain this week sued her ex-husband, who runs the J.P. Licks ice-cream chain based there, for some $113,000 in back rent from last year. Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/21 - 9:19 am

Boston Bagel Reviews is exactly what it sounds like (with a few detours to exotic places like Providence and Brooklyn).

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