• Watertown 4 hours ago

    Taffer's Tavern at Arsenal Yards in Watertown has closed

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] The Boston-area location of a trio of restaurants owned by the host of a reality show has shut down. According to a post from @adam_lozo, Taffer’s Tavern at Arsenal Yards in Watertown is no longer in business, with a phone call placed to the dining spot confirming that it has permanently...

  • Boston February 27, 2024 12:36 pm

    New omakase sushi restaurant opens in Boston's Bay Village area

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A brand new omakase-style sushi spot has come to Boston. According to a post from @streetsofboston, Wa Shin is now open in the Bay Village section of the city, moving into a space on Stuart Street near Park Plaza. The website indicates that the new restaurant will offer an omakase menu in...

  • food and drink February 26, 2024 3:20 pm

    Hungry? Here's how to get free wings from Buffalo Wild Wings Monday

    Buffalo Wild Wings is offering a free six piece wing order on select hours Feb. 26.

  • food and drink February 9, 2024 7:57 am

    National Pizza Day: 18 deals for a slice of savings

    National Pizza Day is on Feb. 9. Here are a bunch of tempting deals to satiate all your pizza cravings.

  • food and drink February 8, 2024 11:49 am

    Momo Masala opens in Jamaica Plain

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A new restaurant that features a type of dumpling found in South Asia has opened in Jamaica Plain. Universal Hub is reporting (via a post within the Jamaica Plain Facebook group) that Momo Masala is now open in the Hyde Square section of JP, moving into the space on Perkins Street that…

  • food and drink January 27, 2024 10:29 am

    NYC Korean-American gastropub to open in Boston's Seaport District

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] It looks like a pair of Korean-American gastropubs in New York City will be joined by a third, with this one being on the Boston waterfront. According to a licensing board hearing page within the City of Boston website, Nowon is planning to open in the city’s Seaport District, with the...

  • Boston January 27, 2024 10:33 am

    New food hall planned for Soldiers Field Road in Allston-Brighton

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] It looks like the team behind a local group of food halls may be opening one in Boston that is across from the Charles River. According to a licensing board hearing page within the city’s website, Craft Food Hall is seeking to operate in Allston-Brighton moving into the space on Soldiers Field Road where Casa...

  • breweries January 24, 2024 4:51 pm

    Voodoo Brewing Co. to expand to Boston

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A group of brewpubs based in Pennsylvania is going to be expanding to the local area. According to a press release, Voodoo Brewing Co. is planning to open a franchised location in Boston later this year, which will be its first outlet in Massachusetts, and the upcoming brewpub will offer beer, cocktails…

  • food and drink January 24, 2024 12:40 pm

    Is your favorite New England restaurant up for the top US food awards?

    Several New England restaurants and chefs are among the semifinalists for 2024 James Beard award nominations, considered by many the top U.S. honors in the food industry. Four different semifinalists for this year’s national awards come from Portland, Maine, one more than than the Boston area managed. Rhode Island also had several nods for the awards, with the next...

  • pizza January 19, 2024 12:32 pm

    Did someone say Pizza Cupcakes? New location opens at Legacy Place

    We all love pizza, and we all love cupcakes, but what happens when you put them together? Hannah heads over to Legacy Place where Boston Pizza Cupcakes’ second location has just opened. She talks to Nyc Chatzis and Natasha Chatzis to learn about these mini, deep dish, handcrafted pizzas.

  • Restaurants January 24, 2024 9:39 am

    Getting the après ski fix at The Lodge at Publico

    A warm, cozy winter moment doesn’t need to take you to the top of a mountain. Derek Zagami heads to The Lodge at Publico, which features a ski lodge-themed pop-up, to chat with Tina Lagadinos, the events coordinator at Publico. From eats to drinks to parties, Derek learns all about it.

  • food and drink January 15, 2024 9:32 am

    9 National Bagel Day deals to save you some dough

    Jan. 15 is National Bagel Day. To help you celebrate, we’ve rounded up several bagel deals that’ll help you save some dough.

  • food and drink January 8, 2024 8:55 am

    Restaurant recap: Boston's biggest food news last week

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] Below are some of the biggest restaurant and food-related news stories that have been posted between January 1 and January 7. Barbara Lynch Closes Drink, Menton, and Sportello in Fort PointThree well-known dining and drinking spots near the Boston waterfront have abruptly shuttered.Full Story Flat Top Johnny’s Reopens in New Space in…

  • Boston January 4, 2024 5:37 pm

    Au Bon Pain at Boston's South Station closes, leaving 1 location in Mass.

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A chain of bakery-cafes with roots in Boston–and which used to have a major presence in the local area–has shut down its sole remaining Boston location, and the chain is only one location from leaving the state entirely. According to a poster within the Friends of Boston’s Hidden Restaurants Facebook group...

  • food and drink January 3, 2024 1:29 pm

    Thinking of trying Dry January? Health benefits, tips and non-alcoholic drink recipes

    For many, ringing in 2024 also means kicking off the season of resolutions. Among the list of lifestyle changes is the annual tradition of “Dry January,” where many abstain from drinking alcohol for the first month of the year.

  • food and drink January 4, 2024 5:12 pm

    Hershey sued for selling Reese's without ‘cute looking' decorations shown on packaging

    The lawsuit said Hershey’s labels, which show decorative carvings such as a smiling jack-o-lantern face in the chocolate, “are materially misleading and numerous consumers have been tricked and misled by the pictures on the products’ packaging.”

  • quincy January 2, 2024 9:43 am

    The Fat Cat in Quincy is closing

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] According to a source, The Fat Cat is closing its doors, with a Facebook post from the Hancock Street spot saying the following: It is with great heartache that we have to inform you that we will be closing at the end of business on January 10th. It’s been an amazing 16…

  • food and drink December 29, 2023 12:42 pm

    Tawakal Halal Cafe saying farewell to its home in East Boston

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A Somali restaurant in East Boston is saying farewell to its home, though it looks like it plans to find a new space. According to a source, Tawakal Halal Cafe on Maverick Street is shutting down on Jan. 5, with a Facebook post from the place saying the following: It’s hard to…

  • Boston December 22, 2023 2:53 pm

    Pizza place looking to open in former Doyle's Cafe space in JP

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A pair of pizza spots that have gained both local and national recognition over the years could be opening a third location, and this one would reside where one of Boston’s best-known dining and drinking places had once been. According to a post within the Jamaica Plain Facebook group, Stoked Pizza...

  • Cambridge December 17, 2023 2:28 pm

    Sister restaurant to Revival Kitchen opens in Cambridge's Alewife area

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A new dining and drinking spot has come to Cambridge after being in the works for at least six years. According to an Instagram post from the place, Mothership is now open in the Alewife area of the city, moving into a building on CambridgePark Drive that is also home to a…

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