Area Four expands to Somerville, Bronwyn’s biergarten opens and sweetgreen comes to Back Bay

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In April, news broke that chef Michael Leviton and the team behind Kendall Square’s Area Four — home to a very excellent bacon pretzel nugget, among other savories — would open a straight-up pizza place in Somerville. That day is nearly here: It’s slated to open the first week of July at 445 Somerville Ave. Leviton tells us that the restaurant will sell nothing but pizza and antipasti (no pretzel nuggets, sorry).

Not too far away, also in Somerville, Tim and Bronwyn Wiechmann’s Eastern European sausage emporium, Bronwyn, has opened its biergarten.

And fresh, healthy D.C. export sweetgreen has launched in Back Bay. The healthy fast-casual restaurant opened at 659 Boylston St. on Wednesday. This is delightful news for Back Bay denizens

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