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January 2014 Archive

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BOSTON RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

M.C. Spiedo will be taking over the former space of 606 Congress in the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel and is slated for a February 2014 opening. Brought to you by the duo behind Arrows Restaurant and MC Perkins Cove in Maine, this is the first Massachusetts venture for Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier. The venue was initially going to be called MC Medici Ristorante & Bar. M.C. Spiedo, 606 Congress St., Boston, MA 02210, 617-338-4111.
 

News Bytes

Bistro du Midi Offers a Taste of Provence in January
Bistro du Midi offers a Passport to Provence Sunday through Fridays throughout the entire month of January. The four-course prix-fixe menu features a housemade rose vermouth aperitif, crudo of fluke with blood orange, basil and pistachio, grilled flat iron steak with port wine reduction and lemon pistachio tart. The Passport to Provence menu is available for $45 per person. Bistro du Midi, 272 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116, 617-426-7878.
 
The 9th Annual CityFeast Will Be Held on January 26
Boston's 9th annual CityFeast will be held on January 26 at 10 restaurants throughout the North End (including Antico Forno), Seaport District and South End. The Dining Out to Conquer Diabetes event is being held at 6 p.m. to benefit Joslin Diabetes Center's High Hopes Fund. Tickets are $150 each and include a five-course dinner with wine pairings or tequila pairings (at Temazcal). For more information, call 617-723-6733 or visit www.joslin.org/cityfeast.
 

Chef Shuffle

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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.

After more than 30 years as a Harvard Square staple, UpStairs on the Square closed its doors forever on New Year's Eve, but not without a stylish bash. On December 31, owners Mary-Catherine Deibel and Deborah Hughes hosted a grand finale party complete with tasting menus and an early and late night seating. UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop St., Cambridge, MA 02138, no phone.
 

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CULINARY EVENTS
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