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May 2016 Archive

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BOSTON RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

Now open in Washington Square is Stoked Wood Fired Pizza Co. The pies, also offered from a food truck, have a cult following due to the work of Scott Riebling (Boston rock band Letters to Cleo) and Toirm Miller (former Jack and The Bean Bowl food cart). Craft beer, wine and cocktails are available. Stoked Wood Fired Pizza Co., 1632 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02446, 617-879-0707.
 
Blackmoor Bar & Kitchen, close by TD Garden, is a casual spot with a view of the Zakim Bridge. Expect beer, wine, spirits and cocktails along with an eclectic menu ranging from flatbread pizzas to burgers. Blackmoor Bar & Kitchen, 1 Chelsea St., Charlestown, MA 02129, 617-580-8166.
 
The Yvonne’s team will open contemporary Peruvian restaurant RUKA in The Godfrey Hotel Boston in fall 2016. Expect food and cocktails that will also emphasize the influence of Japanese “nikkei” and Chinese “chifa” cuisines. RUKA, The Godfrey Hotel Boston, 505 Washington St., Boston, MA 02111, 617-804-2000 .
 

News Bytes

Find out the winners of the James Beard Foundation Awards Boston's James Beard Foundation Award Winner
The James Beard Foundation Awards took place on May 2, 2016, in Chicago. Joanne Chang of flour bakery + cafe won for Outstanding Baker. flour bakery + cafe, 1595 Washington St., Boston, MA 02118, 617-267-4300.
 

Chef Shuffle

Jody Adams will be stepping down as executive chef at Rialto in June 2016 Jody Adams will be stepping down as executive chef at Rialto in June 2016, after more than two decades. Chef David Ladner, who has worked with Adams for five years, will take the helm. Rialto, The Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617-661-5050.
 


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.

The Cleveland Circle location of the burrito chain Boloco has closed. Boloco, 1940 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02135, no phone.
 

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CULINARY EVENTS
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