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April 2013 Archive

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BOSTON RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

Marc Kadish, owner of Sunset Grill & Tap, has taken over the former Big City space in Allston and opened a Mexican restaurant known as Patron's Mexican Kitchen & Watering Hole. Located upstairs from Sunset Grill & Tap, the restaurant offers traditional favorites like tacos, burritos and enchiladas, but also some unique finds like pescado Mexican stew and a cerveza beer-steamed gringo burger. Dinner nightly. Patron’s Mexican Kitchen & Watering Hole, 138 Brighton Ave., Allston, MA 02134, 617-782-2020.
 

News Bytes

Go Back to the '20s at Saloon
Somerville’s Saloon will be serving up fancy cocktails at its Gatsby social on May 2. Don fancy roaring '20s attire (best dressed wins a prize) and head over from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. to snack on passed hors d’oeuvres like spiced curried deviled duck eggs and sip on $5 cocktails, while listening to smooth jazz tunes. Cocktails include a French 75, made with gin, lemon and Cava. Dinner nightly. Saloon, 255 Elm St., Somerville, MA 02144, 617-628-4444.
 
Prezza Gears Up for Boston Marathon with Marathon Sunday
On Sunday, April 14, you can get your carb overload pre-marathon at Prezza with dishes like buccatini all' Amatriciana and orecchiette. The marathon specials (available between 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.) are available for $18 for an individual entree or $26.20 for an unlimited portion. Prezza, 24 Fleet St., Boston, MA 02113, 617-227-1577.
 

Chef Shuffle

Chef Simon Rouget has joined the culinary team at PB Boulangerie Bistro in Cape Cod. A native of Nantes, France, he has worked in Paris and Las Vegas with such chefs as Joël Robuchon. PB Boulangerie Bistro, 15 Lecount Hollow Rd., South Wellfleet, MA 02663, 508-349-1600.
 
Chef/owner Tony Maws of Cambridge's Craigie on Main is planning to open a new restaurant in the summer called The Kirkland Tap & Trotter. Expect dishes like roasted whole chicken with sweet potato-miso purée and rapini at this Somerville gastropub. Craigie on Main, 853 Main St., Cambridge, MA 02139, 617-497-5511.
 


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.

Sibling Rivalry closed its doors in April. At this South End restaurant, brothers Robert and David Kinkead would duke it out in the kitchen, each creating his own menu. Sibling Rivalry, Atelier 505, 525 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02116, no phone.
 

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