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November 2013 Archive

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BOSTON RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

Chef and owner Ana Sortun of Olena and her chef de cuisine Cassie Piuma have opened Sarma in the Winter Hill neighborhood of Somerville. The Turkish-inspired restaurant serves up small plates like seven-layer hummus, spiced jerky with date molasses, fava bean paté and grilled eggplant salad. Heartier dishes include Moroccan fried shrimp, lamb souvlaki with Greek-style potatoes and harissa barbecue duck. There is also a full liquor license here (the first for Sortun). Dinner nightly. Sarma, 249 Pearl St., Somerville, MA 02145, 617-764-4464.
 
Stephanie Sokolove of Stephanie's on Newbury comfort fare fame has opened her third location in South Boston (the second is in the South End). The menu at Stephi's in Southie features hearty dishess like grilled marinated lamb chops, slow roasted half chicken and creamy baked four-cheese mac and cheese. Lighter fare includes a crunchy veggie salad, chunky chicken salad and seared sea scallops. Lunch Mon.-Fri, Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat. & Sun. Stephi's in Southie, 130 Dorchester Ave., South Boston, MA 02127, 617-345-5495.
 

News Bytes

Amelia's Kitchen Changes Name to West 7 Bistro
The owners of Amelia's Kitchen in Somerville have changed the name of the restaurant to West 7 Bistro after more than 15 years in business. With the name changes comes a new menu with homemade pastas, paninis and pizzas, revamped interior and full bar. Amelia's Kitchen, 1137 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144, 617-776-2800.
 

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