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By adamg - 8/25/23 - 11:19 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Boloco is closing its outlet on Boylston Street near Berklee College at the end of the day and that it plans to close its other Boylston Street location and one on Congress Street downtown by the end of the year.

By adamg - 10/31/21 - 1:00 pm

Amy asks:

Where can I get something like a southwest vegan breakfast burrito?! I don’t like eggs and breakfast options are limited! I had one in NY recently and it was the answer!

By adamg - 3/26/20 - 10:19 am

Feed the Frontline - powered by Boloco

John Pepper, owner of the Boloco chain, has put up a GoFundMe page for people who'd like to donate to the care and feeding - especially the feeding - of people on the front line in the fight against Covid-19. The money will go to send meals to workers at hospitals in Boston (and Hanover, NH, where the chain has an outlet).

By adamg - 3/5/20 - 2:06 pm

Anna's Taqueria is offering corned-beef and cabbage burritos. Some people are not enamored.

By adamg - 11/15/18 - 10:52 am

When news broke last week that Chick-fil-A had an agreement to move into the Boylston Street location now occupied by a Boloco, it was news not just to fans and haters of the chicken chain, but to Boloco.

Boloco owner John Pepper says today: Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/16 - 4:54 pm

The Boloco outlet at 1940 Beacon St. sent mail to customers today that today's its last day ever, more than 18 years after it opened and despite the continued patronage of singer James Taylor and the sale of an estimated 2 million burritos: Read more.

By adamg - 12/22/15 - 10:46 am

Just in time for Christmas, the Boston Business Journal reports.

By adamg - 10/30/15 - 10:32 pm

John Pepper, who started Boloco, then left, then returned, explains how he wound up back at Boloco, what's been going on at the chain, why he had to close the School Street and Newbury Street outlets. And he gives a taste of what he's planning.

By adamg - 5/7/14 - 8:13 pm

The Boston Licensing Board next week hears a request from Teresa Munoz to open the Burrito Factory at Hyde Park Avenue and Canterbury Street in Roslindale, diagonally across from Delicias Dominicanas.

The avenue, which stretches from Forest Hills to Readville, currently has no restaurants that focus primarily on burritos.

The board's hearings begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in its eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall.

By adamg - 10/12/12 - 7:35 pm

For years, our own Boloco has sold a Nutella milkshake. Soon, no more. Seems Big Hazelnut objects to the use of the name, to the point of threatening legal action, so Boloco's now looking for alternative, preferably locally sourced, hazelnut spreads.

Andrew Sellars, a lawyer, explains why Boloco could actually have a case, although he allows as how it's probably not worth all the trouble - and legal fees. Still, he adds:

By adamg - 7/13/11 - 9:56 am

The Globe reports Chipotle plans to take over the vacant first floor of the Old Corner Bookstore. The Globe reports that in the 1950s, a pizza place occupied the same space.

By adamg - 4/21/11 - 11:32 pm

John Pepper, founder of the Boloco chain, is ripping into the city on Twitter tonight for what happened with the burritos the mayor's office promised bicyclists who showed up at the Hubway bike-rental announcement in front of City Hall today:

City of Boston threatened 2 shut down fed st Boloco b/c City of Boston didn't pull food permit for their own event. We donated 200 burritos.

By adamg - 10/22/10 - 11:33 am

Stellar Restaurant Group, parent company of the local burrito chain, goes before the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals on Nov. 9 for permission to change a retail shop at 569 Boylston St. into a restaurant.

By adamg - 4/29/10 - 2:50 pm

Boston Police tweet a fire in the basement of Burritos Express, 86 Bedford St., caused a traffic mess around 1:40 p.m. with nearby roads shut so firefighters could take care of the fire.

By adamg - 3/11/10 - 9:42 am

Although first it would have to find a suitable location, Third Decade reports.

By adamg - 12/20/09 - 1:06 pm

Boloco is having a two-for-one sale today on burritos, bowls, salads and smoothies - for people who bring in a snowball of at least three inches in diameter to any of its Massachusetts outlets.

By adamg - 1/5/09 - 9:11 pm

Ryan Kelley ranks local burrito joints in order of goodness.

By Sean - 9/25/08 - 2:13 pm

Used to go to Baja Betty's on Harvard Street in Brookline for the occasional weekend lunch with the toddler son. My favorite burrito joint in the Boston area. Spicy mushroom quesadilla for the adults, rice and beans for the boy. The boy got a sister and got older, the family got busier, so we don't find ourselves in Brookline Village of a weekend afternoon so often.

By adamg - 8/3/08 - 2:53 pm

Jonah began to wonder if he could ever be more than just friends again, but after another visit to the Harvard Square Chipotle, he finally realized it's over between him and that chain.

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