Restaurant Openings

Scenes from the kitchen at a recent Nightshade pop-up at Soall Bistro

Seven North-of-Boston Restaurant Openings to Watch in 2018

Open Now: Nightshade at Soall Bistro Marblehead Chef Rachel Miller continues her North Shore pop-up, Nightshade, monthly at the Vietnamese bistro where she is also […]


Michael Mina Is Opening Cal Mare at MGM Springfield

For the second time in less than two years, chef Michael Mina is replicating one of his California restaurants in Massachusetts. Mina, who opened an outpost of […]

The lounge and dining room at Southern Proper in Boston

Southern Proper Opens Tonight in the South End

The South End gets some new Southern hospitality tonight. Chef Jason Cheek, a North Carolina native and alum of Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette’s restaurants, […]

Japchae at Simjang

First Look at Worcester’s New Korean-American Simjang

If you happened to pick up the Worcester Telegram this weekend, you would have read that the central Massachusetts city is the state’s hottest dining […]

Exodus Bagels in Jamaica Plain during a soft opening on Sunday, Feb. 11

Exodus Bagels Finally Opens a Jamaica Plain Shop

It has been quite a journey for Exodus Bagels. Adam Hirsh first introduced his New York-style bagels at the Egleston farmers market in 2015, and […]

Pour over coffee at Blue Bottle Coffee

Blue Bottle Coffee Opens Its First Boston-Area Location in Harvard Square

A bright and modern new coffee shop for the Harvard Square crowd arrives this weekend. Blue Bottle Coffee officially debuts in Massachusetts on Saturday, Feb. […]

Anna's softly opened Wednesday evening inside the Prudential Center. It's now open daily

Anna’s Taqueria Is Now Slinging Burritos in the Prudential Center

Quick-service, customizable lunch concepts are proliferating in Boston on a monthly basis, from the Seaport, to the Fenway, to the Back Bay and beyond. But […]

The bar at Tasty Burger North Station

Tasty Burger Opens Today at North Station

If you’re headed to the Bruins game on Tuesday night, you could pre-game at Tasty Burger’s largest bar. The Massachusetts chain opens its fifth local […]

75 on Courthouse Square

75 on Courthouse Square Opens This Weekend

One Seaport’s shiniest, newest dining destination is currently introducing itself to the rapidly rising neighborhood, and 75 on Courthouse Square officially opens for dinner on […]

The bar at La Bodega

Drink This Now: Cellared Wines (and More) at La Bodega

It was a very tarnished glimmer of silver at the time, but a silver lining nonetheless. Because their Cambridge restaurant, Salts, closed so unexpectedly in […]


Small Bite: Sip on Tea at Gen Sou En

A new Japanese teahouse in Brookline wants to warm you up this winter.

Enter the line to order at Cava in Fenway

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

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.

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

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 […]