Restaurant Openings

Enter the line to order at Cava in Fenway
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Look Inside Boston’s First Location of Cava, Opening Friday in the Fenway

A growing, Washington, D.C.-based fast-casual company sprouts in Boston this week. Cava (stylized as CAVA) debuts its first local location on Boylston Street in the […]

Phil's Slow Braised Meatballs at Grassona's Italian in Brookline
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First Look at the Grassona’s Italian Food and Drink Menus

After Fairsted Kitchen closed on New Year’s Eve, Grassona’s Italian softly opens this week, with a grand opening on Wednesday, Jan. 24. “I’m a big […]

Tiki Rock Bar.
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Look Inside Tiki Rock Bar

If you’re looking for respite from the cold and likely more ice this weekend, a bright beacon beckons in downtown Boston. Tiki Rock opened earlier […]

ChefMoe Kuroki makes a bowl of smoky shoyu ramen at Oisa Ramen Slurp & Go
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First Look at Oisa Ramen Slurp & Go

One day, while she was still only just thinking about the small ramen shop she would one day own in Boston, Moe Kuroki stopped into […]

Hopsters Seaport dining area and tanks
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Hopsters Officially Opens in the Seaport

Hopsters’ long-awaited expansion to Boston’s Seaport has been in the works since mid-2016—so founder Lee Cooper wasn’t going to let some blizzard stop it now. […]

The Angie Valencia cocktail at Blossom Bar in Brookline
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Blossom Bar Opens This Week in Brookline

The tables are set at the Boston area’s newest cocktail destination—Blossom Bar softly opens tonight in Brookline. The latest from Ran Duan, Blossom Bar is featured in this […]

The Sky Hi sign at Trina's Starlite Lounge in Amesbury
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Trina’s Starlite Lounge Opens Tonight in Amesbury

There’s a new dog on the North Shore—a new one every day, as a matter of fact. Trina’s Starlite Lounge, with its ever-changing “dog of […]

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Allium Market Opens Today in Coolidge Corner

While grabbing a quick latte, or a fresh salad for lunch today—why not knock a few more Christmas gifts off the list? Brookline has a […]

Grainmaker's Urban Greens bowl
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Sweetgreen Opens Friday in Post Office Square

Friday is going to be a big day for salad bowls, Boston. The latest Sweetgreen opens December 15 in Post Office Square, the growing company’s […]

The bar in the restaurant side of Our Fathers Delicatessen
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First Look: Our Fathers Deli, Opening This Week in Allston

If you’re craving a bagel with lox, there’s a new place to get one in Boston—and on your evening commute, that same location is where […]

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Highland Fried Will Replace East Coast Grill

UPDATE: Friday, Dec. 15, 10:45 a.m.: Highland Fried opens today, and the menu’s now online. Along with your choice of fried chicken parts and a […]

The main ordering area at Moody's Back Bay
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Look Inside Moody’s Back Bay

UPDATE, Friday, Dec. 8, 10:30 a.m.: Surprise! Moody’s just opened its shiny, new Back Bay deli. PREVIOUSLY: By the time the holiday season picks up […]

Fluke crudo, rainbow roll, crab Rangoons at Fat Baby.
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Look Inside Fat Baby, Opening This Weekend in South Boston

One of the perks of owning a popular neighborhood bar like Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar is that maybe, one day, one of your regulars […]

The Smoke Shop
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The Smoke Shop Opens This Week in Fort Point

Chef Andy Husbands is keeping his word about a November debut for his second location of the Smoke Shop: The barbecue joint opens Wednesday, Nov. […]

Guests play with one of Purr Cat Cafe's resident kittens during opening weekend
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Boston’s First Cat Cafe Actually Opened

If your Black Friday and Small Business Saturday shopping needs more kitten cuddles, head to Brighton. You won’t be able to come home with a […]