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June 2012 Archive

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BOSTON RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

Olives has reopened its original restaurant in Charlestown Olives has reopened its original restaurant in Charlestown after extensive renovations and features a larger bar and expanded menu focused on shared small plates and flatbreads. Todd English's famed pasta dishes are still on the menu, as well as his carpetbagger oysters, while some new additions include ravioli served in a mason jar with truffle cream sauce. Olives, 10 City Sq., Charlestown, MA 02129, 617-242-1999.
 

News Bytes

Pop-up Restaurant Whisk Pairs Food & Jazz
Pop-up restaurant Whisk will pair food and music at a special event at Fazenda Coffee Roasters on July 12. Five courses will be served and each will be "paired" with the premiere of an original jazz composition from jazz guitarist and composer Ezra Platt. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. and costs $75 per person. For tickets and more information, visit www.whiskboston.com. Fazenda Coffee Roasters, 3710 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, 617-756-7571.
 
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House Now Offers Lunch Menu
Boston's Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House has introduced a new lunch menu, offering everything from seared ahi tuna and lamb chops with a mozzarella orzo cake to prime rib Milanese and sole Francese. There is also a "business lunch" for $23, which includes a starter, entree and side. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, 250 Northern Ave., Boston, MA 02210, 617-439-3502.
 
Eat A Dish for Make-A-Wish
From now through June 27, Maggiano's Little Italy will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish for every featured dish sold, including shrimp, crab and avocado lemonette, chicken Romano, veal meatball Bolognese, grilled mahi mahi and shrimp and fresh berry tiramisu. Maggiano's Little Italy, 4 Columbus Ave., Boston, MA 02116, 617-542-3456.
 

Chef Shuffle

Justin Melnick, who was previously executive chef of Tomasso Trattoria & Enoteca, has been named executive chef of Ristorante Nicola in Dallas. He also previously worked at The Butcher Shop and Olives in Boston. Tomasso Trattoria & Enoteca, 154 Turnpike Rd., Southborough, MA 01772, 508-481-8484.
 


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.

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