• food & drink Jan 11

    Villa Mexico in Downtown Boston Has Reopened

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A Mexican restaurant in downtown Boston that temporarily closed a couple of months ago is open once again. A Facebook post from the place confirms what we had mentioned in November, that Villa Mexico on Water Street reopens Monday and will be open on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The…

  • coronavirus May 14, 2020

    For This Boston Restaurant, Scarce Ingredients Add to Pain of Lockdown

    One problem that the coronavirus pandemic has caused for Boston food scene mainstay Villa Mexico Cafe is that they often can’t find any tomatillos to make the salsa verde for a fan-favorite Friday special, enchiladas verde. It’s not the worst problem facing mother-daughter co-owners Julie and Bessie King — they’re struggling to simply survive and trying to keep giving...

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