Thursday, February 7, 2013
Also in this month's roundup of restaurant news near Medford: Stone Hearth Pizza opens in Winchester; a new gluten-free bakery opens in Arlington and Tony Maws will open a new restaurant in Somerville.
We know Medford residents don’t only stay in town when they want a night out and a break from cooking. Restaurant coming and goings, new businesses and the best dishes and recipes are among the items that have appeared on Patch sites around the region over the past month. Below is a look at the restaurant and food stories covered in the past month. Rosebud Diner to Get New Owner, Updated Look and Food Marty Bloom, a local restaurateur who founded Vinny Testa's and owns Mission Oak Grill in Newburyport, is close to cementing a deal to purchase Davis Square's Rosebud Diner, according to Bloom, who attended a Somerville Licensing Commission meeting. Bloom said he plans to leave the exterior of the diner untouched. However, he plans to …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Also in this month's roundup of restaurant news near Medford: Pinkberry not coming to Davis Square; Tavern on the Water closes in Charlestown; and Melrose's Busy Bee on Chronicle.
We know Medford residents don’t only stay in town when they want a night out and a break from cooking. Restaurant coming and goings, new businesses and the best dishes and recipes are among the items that have appeared on Patch sites around the region over the past month. Below is a look at the restaurant and food stories covered in the past month. Burger Dive Opens in Assembly Row Burger Dive, a new restaurant by the same group that owns Papagayo, Sip Wine Bar and other restaurants in the Boston area, opened in Assembly Square over Thanksgiving weekend, according to the restaurant's website. Restaurant Update: More Details—and Photos—From Soon-to-Open Bronwyn Bronwyn, a new restaurant by the folks behind Cambridge's T.W. Food, is …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
One restaurant in L.A. is offering a 5 percent discount to patrons who ditch their phones during their meal. Would you like to see this in the South End?
Face it, if there was a way to grow a third arm specifically to hold your cell phone, many of us would jump at the chance. But running counter to the "can't live without a connection" population is one restaurant in Los Angeles that is literally paying customers to keep their phones away from their meal, according to the Los Angeles Times. Eva Restaurant in L.A. is offering diners a 5% discount on their bill if they dump their digital devices before being seated, according the L.A. Times. Is this something that you'd like to see happen at any of the nice restaurants in Medford? Or does the idea of ditching your phone during dinner start to make you twitch?
Friday, August 17, 2012
Should happy hour come back to Massachusetts?
Is happy hour coming back to the Bay State? The 28-year-old “happy hour law” now banning Massachusetts bars and restaurants from pouring free, discounted or two-for-one alcoholic beverages in area restaurants may be updated so restaurants can compete with casinos that may one day be in the state. As part of the ban, cities and towns now rule that a beverage must be priced the same for each calendar week and two drinks can only be served per person at a restaurant. In addition, pitchers of alcohol can only be served to two or more people, according to the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission. The ABCC will hold a hearing in Boston on Aug. 21. Four other hearings will be held throughout the state to gain public feedback. According to an …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Patch readers from around the Boston area chose their favorite dinner spots, and here are the results.
This week we asked Patch readers from around Greater Boston an important question: Where's the best place to eat dinner in your community? After five days of voting, here are the results: South End Union Bar & Grille, 1357 Washington St. Back Bay Parish Café and Bar, 361 Boylston St. Beacon Hill 75 Chestnut, 75 Chestnut St. Somerville Highland Kitchen, 150 Highland Ave. Charlestown Navy Yard Bistro and Wine Bar, 1 6th St # 199 Medford Pizzeria Regina, 44 Station Landing Melrose Turner's Seafood Grill & Market, 506 Main St. Malden All Seasons Table Restaurant, 64 Pleasant St. Stoneham Gaetano's, 271 Main St. Wakefield Caffe Italia, 21 Water St.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
New taqueria opened on Riverside Avenue last week.
The word authentic is thrown around a lot in the restaurant industy, but Alvaro Sandoval insists his new Medford Square taqueria is the real deal. Tenoch opened at 24 Riverside Avenue last week. "From the owner to the kitchen, we're all from Mexico," Sandoval, a native of Veracruz, Mexico, said Tuesday. "And the food is authentic. At the end of the day, we all eat it." The new take-out place is a family affair, with Sandoval's siblings Andres and Elia and brother-in-law Alex Molina all involved. Elia and Alex are the owners of Cielito Lindo in Beverly. Tenoch's menu features items expected for a taqueria, like burritos, tacos and quesadillas. But there are also some unique options. Its Tenoch Torta - a sandwich served on oval-shaped bread …