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Two New Guy Fieri Restaurants Will Open on Boston Common This Summer

Out with California-French café cuisine—and in with Flavortown. Explorateur, an all-day café, restaurant and bar situated on the well-traveled corner of Tremont and Boylston streets, […]

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Weekly Digest: Cósmica Lands in the South End with Tacos and Tequila, and More Must-Know Food News

It’s a busy time to be a food lover in Boston. Here, an easily digestible roundup of the restaurant news stories you need to know […]

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It’s the Final Month for Lumière, Which Will Close after 20 Years in West Newton

Not that we need any more proof right now that Boston’s dining scene has completely changed over the past decade, but here’s some anyway. It’s […]

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Weekly Digest: An Udon Noodle Brasserie Opens in Kenmore Square, and More Must-Know Food News

It’s a busy time to be a food lover in Boston. Here, an easily digestible roundup of the restaurant news stories you need to know […]

An unparalleled view of Boston is on the Thanksgiving menu at Top of the Hub
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Boston’s Top of the Hub Restaurant Will Close in April

If you’re hoping to treat your sweetheart to dinner and sweeping views of Boston on Valentine’s Day, act fast to make a Top of the […]

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Blossom Bar Sibling Ivory Pearl Will Replace Grassona’s Italian in Brookline

One of the Boston area’s most celebrated cocktail experts is about to serve up something new. Ran Duan, the acclaimed bartender and owner of Blossom […]

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Chilacates Cantina Will Replace the Joint Burger Bar in January

Passion is a key ingredient to the success of Chilacates, the Jamaica Plain-based Mexican restaurant group which now has five award-winning locations and counting. This […]

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Backlash Beer Has Closed Its Roxbury Taproom

Boston is down one of its best brewery taprooms. After just more than a year in business, Backlash Beer quietly closed down its Roxbury taproom […]

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Weekly Digest: 7 End-of-the-Year Restaurant Closings and Openings You Might Have Missed

It’s a busy time to be a food lover in Boston. Here, an easily digestible roundup of the restaurant news stories you need to know […]

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Weekly Digest: Boston Gets a Late-Night Italian Street Food Shop, and More Must-Know Dining News

It’s a busy time to be a food lover in Boston. Here, an easily digestible roundup of the restaurant news stories you need to know […]

Chef Carolina Curtin's new menu at Yellow Door Taqueria goes beyond tacos.
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Yellow Door Taqueria Is Replacing Lion’s Tail in the South End

UPDATE, February 10, 10 a.m.: Yellow Door Taqueria opens its South End location on Wednesday, Feb. 12. PREVIOUSLY: One door is closing in the South […]

The Baseball Tavern will close its ivy-covered Fenway bar
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The Baseball Tavern Will Close, but Plans to Reopen in New Fenway Development

A beloved relic of the old Fenway neighborhood is not long for the shiny, new world: The awning-capped, roof-decked Baseball Tavern will soon close its […]

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South Boston’s Coppersmith Will Close in 2020 [UPDATE]

UPDATE, January 2: Not so fast! Coppersmith isn’t closing this month, after all: It will remain in business into “late 2020,” general manager Sheila Senat […]

Guests play with one of Purr Cat Cafe's resident kittens during opening weekend
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The Brighton Cat Cafe That Launched an All-Out Facebook War Appears to Have Closed

10/10/19, 10:30 a.m.: This story has been updated to include a statement from Diane Kelly, owner of Purr. After nearly two years, Boston’s first cat […]

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Here’s Why Boston’s Truly Original Mystic Brewery Is Calling It Quits

The Boston beer scene will soon be a little less effervescent, Chelsea will lose its only brewery, and the Orange Dino IPA will really be extinct. […]