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December 2013 Archive

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BOSTON RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

State Park has opened at One Kendall Square in Cambridge by the same folks behind Hungry Mother, focusing on small plates and a fun drink list. Snack on tapas of fried pickled okra, beer nuts and pickled eggs or try the heartier fried chicken, cornmeal catfish or the barbecue smoked pork sandwich. Dinner Tues.-Sun. State Park, 1 Kendall Sq. Lower Level, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617-848-4355.
 
Highball Lounge has opened in the former KO Prime space at the Nine Zero Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel. Chef Ken Oringer's latest offering at this Kimpton Hotel is a sexy cocktail lounge. Nosh on small bites like grilled oysters, crispy Brussels sprouts and tater tot nachos while sipping on a rose petal fizz or burro loco highball. Highball Lounge, Nine Zero Hotel, 90 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02108, 617-772-0202.
 

News Bytes

Legal Harborside Offers Feast of the Seven Fishes
Legal Harborside, Floor 2, is offering a Feast of the Seven Fishes meal until the end of the year. The seven-course menu features everything from oyster, swordfish belly and octopus to Nantucket bay scallops, monkfish and Loch Duart salmon with squid ink gnocchi. The menu is $75 per person or $125 with wine pairings. Reservations are recommended. Legal Harborside, 270 Northern Ave., Boston, MA 02210, 617-477-2900.
 

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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.

Sel de la Terre closed its final location in Natick. The restaurant had two other properties, one in the Back Bay and the other near the Aquarium, that have also closed. Sel de la Terre, Natick Collection, 1245 Worcester St., Natick, MA 02109, no phone.
 
Market by Jean-Georges Vongerichten at the W Boston hotel closed. A new restaurant will be opening although the hotel hasn't yet announced what will be going in the space after a "refresh" in 2014. The W Lounge will remain open. Market, W Boston, 100 Stuart St., Boston, MA 02116, no phone.
 
After more than 30 years at The Westin Copley Place, Boston, Turner Fisheries Restaurant & Bar closed on December 21, 2013. The Copley Place restaurant was known for its "hall of fame" clam chowder and seafood dishes with an international flair. A new restaurant will be opening in its place at a later date. Turner Fisheries Restaurant & Bar, The Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02116, no phone.
 

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