Boston’s long-awaited Public Market opens July 30 with five Cambridge and Somerville vendors among the roughly three dozen stalls selling five days a week in the 28,000 square feet above the Haymarket MBTA station.
Barbecue lovers should have a destination in Kendall Square in December, as Andy Husbands and Brian Lesser prepare their Smoke Shop barbecue restaurant to replace the Tommy Doyle’s Irish restaurant that closed in September 2014.
After 65 years, there soon won’t be a Cardullo behind the counter of Cardullo’s. The Harvard Square institution is being sold to a couple fleeing big business to run a small gourmet shop, wine store and deli.
A small-plates restaurant called En Boca looks clear to open in the Sandrine’s Bistro space in Harvard Square this summer. Holding up the deal until recently: A conflicting set of alcohol licenses and debate over License Commission precedent.
A weekly evening food truck event will take place every Wednesday at 5 p.m. starting June 3, featuring five food trucks and a beer garden in the Landsdowne Quad, at Pilgrim and Blanche streets.
Some people think “naco” isn’t such a nice word in Spanish – but it doesn’t seem to be any more offensive than “redneck” or “white trash,” its closest anglo equivalents, making its offensiveness more dependent on the sensitivities of an individual diner.
A seafood-focused restaurant by the prolific Michael Scelfo is on hold until he can meet with neighbors at the proposed space on the ground floor of a business building on the outskirts of Harvard Square.
Launching in March in Somerville’s Assembly Square was part of a regional expansion of at least 30 to 35 for the franchise-driven sandwich chain in the next three to five years, with four total expected for Cambridge and Somerville.
Red Sox pitcher Craig Breslow has a delicious-sounding innovation this month at Anna’s Taqueria: adding crumbled tortilla chips to a grilled steak burrito.
“Paris Under the Sea” at the Flying Zucchini Café is back Wednesday and Thursday, but you’d better have reservations.