As if our to-eat lists were getting any shorter...new restaurants have been opening all over town this summer. From re-vamped classics to take-out chains to new blood in Chinatown, here are the newest spots to open up in the past month...
Oak Long Bar + Kitchen: Just in time for the Fairmont Copley's 100th Anniversary, the renovations of the Oak Room and the Oak Bar have been completed. The new concept, Oak Long Bar + Kitchen opens today. Expect upscale New England-style small plates and entrees, charcuterie and cheese boards, and a 100% local beer selection.
138 St. James Ave
Boston, MA 02115
Sip Wine Bar and Avery Provisions Co.: Sharing the old Bina Osteria space, the new wine bar and prepared specialty foods shop opened last week in the Theater District. Sip Wine Bar will feature sharable small plates as well as half glass, glass or full bottle wine offerings. Avery will feature over 20 prepared foods.
571 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Amsterdam Falafelshop: Earlier this month the popular Washington DC-based falafel chain opened in Davis Square. You can dress up your falafel wrap or Dutch-style fries any way you choose with a do-it-yourself topping bar with over 21 sauces and toppings.
248 Elm Stree
Somerville, MA 02144
Shojo: As of yesterday Shojo is now open in Chinatown. According to a preview on Chowder, the modern Asian restaurant will serve sake, craft cocktails as well as Asian fusion-style small plates. They will be open for lunch, dinner and late-night, serving food until 1:30 am.
9A Tyler St
Boston, MA 02111
255 State St
Boston, MA 02110
One Marina Park Drive
Boston, MA 02210
57 West Dedham St.
Boston, MA 02118
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Michelle Zippelli is a Boston based hedonist who is committed to finding the best food that Boston has to offer. She has lived in Boston for 6 years and works in online marketing. Michelle loves meatballs, live music, exotic cheeses, Mexican food, spur of the moment dance parties, and all things pickled.
Jacki Morisi is a self-proclaimed bon vivant extraordinaire. A Boston native whose waking hours are exclusively focused on travel, music, food, and fare ... emphasis on food and fare. She's a firm believer that just because you're living on a young professional's budget doesn't mean you have to sacrifice taste, and carries this mantra into each and every dining endeavor.