RadioBDC Logo
Rebel Rebel | David Bowie Listen Live
 
 

Big menu and staff changes for Davis Square's Posto

Posted by Kara Baskin  June 10, 2013 02:40 PM

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

The executive sous chef at one of the city's swankiest restaurants is heading to Posto in Davis Square. A rep for Posto tells us that Chef Wyatt Macguire, once the executive sous chef at Barbara Lynch's four-star Menton, is now executive chef at Posto. Meanwhile, the Alpine Restaurant Group (which runs Posto and sister restaurant, Davis Square's Painted Burro) has hired Menton's former general manager Alec Riveros as operations director. Does this mean that the date-night-ish Posto is taking a turn for the posh?

It seems like an effort by owner Joseph Cassinelli to brand Posto as more than just a pizzeria. (And it's a very good one: It's New England’s first Verace Pizza Napoletana certified pizzeria, a testament to its Neapolitan authenticity.)

With the lineup change comes new focus on menu items beyond pie: Look for an expanded selection of antipasti, handmade pastas, and wood-fired entrees, plus an enhanced cocktail program with refreshing tipples like pitchers of Aperol Spritz and housemade limoncello. The new menu debuts next week.

Meanwhile, just down the street, the Painted Burro recently expanded to add Burro Bar, an adjacent space selling roughly 100 tequilas. There's also a diet-destructing weekend brunch, the centerpiece of which is a Yucatan-style meatloaf topped with fried eggs (perfect for curing hangovers, though not so much during bathing suit season).

About this blog

With Boston's growing restaurant scene, we're keeping up with important and interesting changes -- from anticipated openings to surprise closings, to the latest news about local chefs. More »
 

Contact us

Send tips about restaurant openings and closings, and other news and information.

Blogs

Thanks for Dishing with us
This blog is currently dormant. We enjoyed serving up recipes, news, and thoughts on food in this space. Thank you for reading....
Women in beverage industry gather to inspire and support
At a recent gathering of women in the alcoholic beverage industry, the message was clear: To do great work, know yourself, operate with integrity,...
A quick note about 99 Bottles
If you're a regular reader of 99 Bottles (thanks to whoever it is, I owe you a beer), you may have noticed something different lately....
archives