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By adamg - 2/27/24 - 12:39 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved plans by the Broadway Restaurant Group to open a 352-seat restaurant called Cook House next to its Lincoln Tavern on West Broadway in South Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/23 - 10:37 am

The operators of Guy Fieri's Tequila Cocina at the Hub on Causeway plan to recast the 185-seatspace to focus on American food and games patrons can play, under the name Play. Read more.

By adamg - 10/5/23 - 1:12 pm

Sharp-eyed users of local restaurant reservation systems such as Michael Ratty and Grahams noticed this morning that the revived Eastern Standard in the Fenway is now accepting reservations - and so the IsEasternStandardBackYet site has been re-set to "Almost."

Boston Restaurant Talk has more.

By adamg - 9/27/23 - 11:32 am
Douglas Bacon

Update: Approved.

Local restaurant operator Douglas Bacon today described his planned Hobson's Bar& Kitchen at 353 Cambridge St. in Allston as an American restaurant that will also serve pizza.
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By adamg - 9/22/23 - 1:50 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports local restaurant operator Douglas Bacon plans to turn the old Regina/Allston Depot on Cambridge Street in Allston into Hobson's Bar & Kitchen, which might offer a DJ and live music as well.

By adamg - 8/17/23 - 11:05 am

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans by Brassica Kitchen + Cafe on Washington Street across from the Forest Hills T station to expand into the space next door where the Dogwood Cafe used to be. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/23 - 11:35 am

The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow considers whether to approve plans by Brassica Kitchen + Cafe, 3710 Washington St. in Jamaica Plain, to expand into the space left vacant when the Dogwood Cafe closed in January. Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/23 - 12:26 pm

Update: Approved, on submission of a written plan on how the restaurant will handle third-party delivery vehicles.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let Stillwater owner and chef Sarah Wade open a new restaurant at 197 North Harvard St. in Allston, using the liquor license she would buy from the owner of Our Fathers deli, which closed there in August. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/23 - 10:26 pm

The Globe reports. CommonWealth considers that the restaurant meant a lot more to the neighborhood than just food.

By adamg - 12/9/22 - 9:49 am

The Dogwood Cafe, which has been serving basic American food, wood-fired pizzas and drinks for 27 years, reports, "with deep regret and a heavy heart," it is closing for good on Jan. 14.

Via Boston Restaurant Talk.

By adamg - 12/3/22 - 6:06 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Garrett Harker plans to re-open his old Hotel Commonwealth dining haunt in a new building going up across the turnpike in the Fenway. Worcester Magazine reports he's looking at an opening (or is that a re-opening?) in June.

By adamg - 11/21/22 - 11:20 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Canary Square, at South Huntington Avenue and Centre Street, shut for good after its dinner service on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 11:32 am
Virginia Schubert

Virginia Schubert at licensing hearing today.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to grant Virginia Schubert permission to re-open the Birch Street Bistro in Roslindale Square as Midnight Morning, and, if so, whether it also has any full-alcohol licenses for the new restaurant. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/22 - 11:57 am

Birch Street Bistro announced this morning its closing forever on Saturday, after 19 years.

By adamg - 6/8/22 - 2:54 pm
George Aboujaoude

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans to replace the former Storyville club in the Copley Square Hotel at Exeter Street and Huntington Avenue with a restaurant aimed at what its lawyer said was "an older, more sophisticated crowd" only out to "enjoy food," not bring the house down. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/22 - 11:42 am
Douglas Bacon

Douglas Bacon explains plans for new restaurant where Regina Pizzeria used to be.

Douglas Bacon, who already owns eight restaurants in Boston, is hoping to turn the former Regina Pizzeria in a historic former train depot at 353 Cambridge St. in Allston into a neighborhood restaurant and bar featuring basic American fare. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/22 - 12:39 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans by Vee Vee, 763 Centre St., near the Monument, to add a 46-seat outdoor seasonal patio. Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/21 - 11:24 am

The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow considers granting licenses for another Guy Fieri restaurant on Tremont Street near Boylston Street and what would be Gordon Ramsay's first, but not last, restaurant less than a mile away on Boylston Street in the Back Bay. 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.

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