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By adamg - 3/30/23 - 10:53 am

The Boston Licensing Board today approved letting a Japanese restaurant on Boylston Street near Mass. Ave extend its hours to 2 a.m. - and approved a new Indian place a couple doors down that also plans to stay open until 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 1/3/23 - 5:28 pm

Bukhara, which apparently last served something before Thanksgiving, remains closed, with a "For Lease" sign in the window, leaving Tikki Masala as the only Indian restaurant across from the Forest Hills T stop.

By adamg - 8/25/22 - 1:03 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a plan by a dosa place on Boston Wharf Road to start selling crepe-like dosas as late as 2 a.m. every night. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/22 - 11:35 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owner of Madras Dosa at 55 Boston Wharf Rd. extend its closing hours from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and to 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Read more.

By adamg - 2/20/22 - 1:16 pm

Shanti, which has restaurants in Dorchester, Roslindale and Cambridge, alerted customers to the new fee in e-mail yesterday: Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/21 - 1:28 pm

The Boston Licensing Board voted today to approve a full liquor license for Bukhara Indian Bistro, 3698 Washington St. in Forest Hills, should one somehow become available. Read more.

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

Bostonscigirl asks:

Best restaurant for chicken tikka masala in Boston?

By adamg - 4/30/20 - 11:55 am
Shanti logo

Shanti says the ingredients supply-chain problems that forced it to closed a month ago have eased, so they're re-opening in Roslindale and Dorchester starting tomorrow. Pickup and delivery will be available between 1 and 8 p.m. daily. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/20 - 3:03 pm

Solmon and Rokeya Chowdhury, who own the Shanti restaurants on Dorchester Avenue and in Roslindale Square and Kendall Square, alerted their customers today that they've temporarily closed the restaurants: Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/19 - 11:09 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to approve Bukhara's move from Centre Street to 3698 Washington St., across from the Forest Hills T stop, in the space where Grass Fed and Tonic briefly used to be. Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/19 - 10:40 am

Steve Garfield reports that Bukhara Indian Bistro, currently on Centre Street at Burroughs Street, is moving to 3698 Washington St., across from the Forest Hills T stop, on April 1. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/19 - 6:31 pm

Shanti, 4197 Washington St., in Roslindale Square, has ended its lunch buffet and is now only open for dinner. People who need some midday curry and naan will need to get to either Himalayan Bistro on Centre Street in West Roxbury or Tikki Masala in Forest Hills.

By adamg - 8/30/18 - 8:34 pm

Bukhara, 701 Centre St., passed a re-inspection today and was given the OK to open again.

A city health inspector found the restaurant had fixed all the violations that forced its closure earlier this month, save for sealing some rusted storage shelving in the basement.

By adamg - 8/24/18 - 11:06 am

UPDATE, 8/30: Restaurant cleared to reopen.

A city health inspector yesterday ordered Bukhara, 701 Centre St., shut for a variety of health violations, including a lack of hot water in the sink used by employees to wash their hands and equipment that needed cleaning, including a can opener, a microwave and the inside of an ice machine. Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/17 - 1:43 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that the old Rubin's on Harvard Street, which closed last summer will become the new home of Shan-A-Punjab, an Indian restaurant that's now a few blocks further south on Harvard.

By adamg - 3/8/17 - 1:28 pm

Tyler Fitzpatrick asks:

I'm the brewer at Lamplighter in Cambridge, looking for a local Indian market to get some Indian coriander. Know of any?

By adamg - 1/18/17 - 1:13 pm
Impending Indian restaurant on Water Street in downtown Boston

Adam Castiglioni shows us the impending replacement for the failed BeanTown Hogie at 102 Water St.: The second outlet of Curry House on Beacon Street in Brookline.

They have yet to go before the Boston Licensing Board for a food-serving license; once they do, the actual opening will be a week or two away.

By adamg - 1/31/16 - 11:05 pm

Tantric India Bistro in the Transportation Building has shut its doors forever, after serving up Indian food for 12 years.

Our heartfelt thanks for your past dining visits over the years, and your many kind and complimentary words and encouragement, and we wish you the very best in your journeys.

H/t Arturo Gossage.

By adamg - 4/18/15 - 12:32 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on the demise of Ghazal on Centre Street.

UPDATE: Headline changed because, as Chris Helms at Jamaica Plain News reminded me, there's now Tikki Masala in Forest Hills.

By adamg - 11/1/14 - 7:49 pm

Jamaica Plain News was on hand today for the opening festivities for Tikki Masala, across the street from the T stop.

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