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NEW RESTAURANTS IN BOSTON

“Food and wine boutique” Troquet is now Troquet on South and situated in the Leather District, having relocated from its former Theater District address. The food menu is designed to make wine pairings a snap, whether the dish is the East Coast halibut with vadouvan curry or the signature roast suckling pig. Troquet on South, 107 South St., Boston, MA 20111, 617-695-9463.
 
Chef-owner Jason Santos puts his spin on Southern fare at Buttermilk & Bourbon in Boston Chef-owner Jason Santos puts his spin on Southern fare at Buttermilk & Bourbon in Back Bay. The menu presents raw bar offerings, buttermilk fried chicken, crispy short rib boudin croquettes, Bourbon ale steamed mussels and more. Buttermilk & Bourbon, 160 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02116, 617-266-1122.
 
Bostonians have the chance to stock up on artisanal pastas, San Marzano tomatoes, Ligurian olive oil and more at Eataly at the Prudential Center. Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s Italian market and food court also has locations in New York and Chicago. Eataly, Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02199, 617-807-7300.
 

NOTEWORTHY ANNOUNCEMENTS

New Concept for T.W. Food Space
T.W. Food has closed to make way for a new concept from owner Tim Weichmann. The restaurant, which has not yet been named, will have a more international flair. T.W. Food, 377 Walden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617-864-4745.
 
Elephant Walk in South End Launches Bar Menu
The Elephant Walk chef/owner Nadsa de Monteiro puts her spin on bar snacks Monday to Friday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m., including a PT Farm hamburger with tomato-onion chutney and spicy mayo on a brioche bun, a deep-fried hot dog topped with a cooked tomato cumin relish, Cambodian Sloppy Joes featuring ground pork in a sweet garlic peanut coconut sauce, and sweet and spicy pork sandwich with sliced pork tenderloin in a spicy hosin-sesame-ginger sauce, and grilled corn on the cobb with coconut scallion gravy. Pair these with some refreshing cocktails from their recently updated summer cocktail menu, such as a pear martini with Grey Goose Poire, St. Germain liqueur, and a splash of fresh lemon juice, or a ginger-lemon martini with citrus vodka, Canton Ginger liqueur and lemon juice. The Elephant Walk, 1415 Washington St., Boston, MA 02118, 617-247-1500.
 

UPDATES ON BOSTON CHEFS

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BOSTON RESTAURANT CLOSINGS


CLOSED FOR GOOD
Take your taste buds on a walk down memory lane! Check out our exclusive closed restaurant database for Boston to virtually visit your favorite dining spots from the past. The Federalist, R.I.P.

North End's Sfizi will re-open as Aqua Pazza, an Italian restaurant and oyster bar. Sfizi, 135 Richmond St., Boston, MA 02109, 857-350-3105.
 

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