• BOSTON Jan 13

    Restaurateur Behind Eastern Standard Bringing 4 New Spots to Kenmore Square

    Early last year, it was reported that three popular dining and drinking spots from one of Boston’s best-known restaurateurs were shutting down. Now we have learned that he will be opening several new restaurants/bars in a new development nearby. According to a press release, Garrett Harker is planning to develop four “food and beverage concepts” at Bower, a luxury...

  • coronavirus Jul 3, 2020

    Eastern Standard Is Closed, Maybe for Good. Its Chef Told Us the Dish He Misses Most.

    Eastern Standard, the beloved Kenmore Square brasserie, may be closing for good due to the coronavirus shutdown and ongoing disputes with their landlord. Owner Garrett Hawker told The Boston Globe that his landlords “don’t seem to acknowledge that there’s anything special about these restaurants.” In the latest episode of “The Dish I Miss” podcast, Chef de Cuisine Nemo Bolin...

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