Friday, March 15, 2013
All three would serve food.
Three new businesses are set to go before the Board of Selectmen Monday evening, according to the board’s agenda. Sono Restaurant, Anthony’s East Side Deli and Yummy’s will be seeking common victualler or operating licenses. Sono will also be seeking an all-alcohol license. Also on the agenda: "Selectmen to Consider Two Controversial Warrant Articles Monday" Sono Restaurant Not much was known about the applicants Thursday evening. However, Sono would serve Asian cuisine, and it’s slated for 469 Summer St. (pictured bottom), the vacant storefront across from Summer Street Field. In June, Thomas Vakalfotis sought to open Arlington Heights Liquors there, but selectmen granted the two available licenses to Mystic Wine Shoppe and the Meat House…
Thursday, March 14, 2013
See how much they went for.
A Mexican restaurant in East Arlington and a Thai one in the center are changing owners. The new owners of Zocalo Cocina Mexicana and Thai Moon went before the Board of Selectmen Monday to apply for new operating and beer and wine licenses. Both restaurants received the licenses in unanimous votes. Zocalo Zocalo’s three new owners, Nicolas and Maria Portillo and Jose Landaverde, all of whom own a third of the business, were represented by an attorney at Monday’s meeting. Nicolas Portillo, a native of El Salvador, already owns Portillo Food Market in East Boston, while Landaverde has been a waiter at Zocalo for almost a decade. The three incorporated as Arlington Restaurant Group. “We plan [on] operating the restaurant exactly as it …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Review Arlington’s newest Chinese restaurant in the comments below.
Now that Szechuan’s Dumpling’s open, we want to know your take. How is the food? How is the menu? How is the service? How does it compare to Jade Garden? Let us know by posting a comment below. Szechuan’s Dumpling replaced Jade Garden at 1360 Mass. Ave. in Arlington Heights. More info: New Arlington Heights Restaurant Opening Thursday
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The restaurant's menu has 55 lunch specials.
Szechuan’s Dumpling, the new Chinese restaurant in Arlington Heights, is opening Thursday, Feb. 21, according to a sign in one of its front windows. The restaurant, which replaces Jade Garden at 1360 Mass. Ave., had menus available outside Tuesday. Review Szechuan's Dumpling The restaurant’s lengthy menu (296 items in all) includes nine kinds of “dumpling/ravioli,” in addition to a number of beef, chicken, pork, seafood and vegetable dishes. It has 55 lunch specials for $6.95. The lunch specials are served with soup and white rice and are available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Szechuan’s Dumpling does not have a buffet listed on its menu, but it will deliver (781-648-8882). The restaurant’s hours are Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
See which restaurant will no longer be BYOB.
La Posada will soon be serving beer and wine. The Mexican restaurant, at 1312 Mass. Ave. in Arlington Heights, received a beer and wine license Monday night from the Board of Selectmen in a unanimous 5-0 vote. The family-run restaurant, which opened roughly three years ago, had been bring your own beer and wine (BYOB) up until now. That practice will now cease.
Monday, February 11, 2013
See which restaurant is trying to diversify its beverage menu.
La Posada will go before the Board of Selectmen tonight to request a beer and wine license, according to the board’s agenda. The Mexican restaurant, at 1312 Mass. Ave. in Arlington Heights, is up at 7:30 p.m., with the board’s meeting set to start at 7:15 p.m. in Town Hall’s Selectmen’s Chambers. La Posada’s owner, Magdalena Pizarro, will speak on behalf of the family-run restaurant, which opened roughly three years ago. Packed Agenda In addition to La Posada’s request, there are agenda items related to the town’s seasonal leaf-blower ban, overnight parking and library-card challenge. The board will hear the leaf blower bylaw amendment recommendation from the 2012 Special Town Meeting Leaf Blower Committee. There will also be a discussion …
Friday, January 18, 2013
How well do you know Arlington's restaurant scene?
Submit your answer in the comments below. And if you're really good, see if you can name what menu item it is.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
See which one is planning to open this week.
A new gluten/wheat free bakery in East Arlington is planning to open this week, while a new wine shop in town is still a few weeks away, a new grill and tavern, a few months. Something Sweet Without Wheat Something Sweet Without Wheat, which has moved into the old Barismo spot at 169 Mass. Ave., is just waiting on a glass countertop, which is due in this week, and then it can get the OK from the town’s Board of Health and an occupancy permit from the town, according to one of its owners, Joe Penney. “If all goes well and the inspectors can come see us right away then we should be open [this] week,” he wrote in an email. “It all depends on how busy they [are].” The Woburn-based bakery, which we’ve written about before, was started by two …
Monday, January 14, 2013
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Monday, December 31, 2012
Ordering takeout tonight? Here’s everything you need to know in one place.
What’s your favorite takeout spot for New Year’s Eve? Let us know by posting a comment below. Chinese Great Wok: 1181 Mass. Ave., 781-648-8998, MENU Fusion Taste: 303 Broadway, 781-641-2388, MENU Jade Garden: 1360 Mass. Ave., 781-648-8882 or 781-643-8068, MENU Little Q Hot Pot and Szechuan House: 196 Mass. Ave., 781-583-1367, MENU Shanghai Village: 434 Mass. Ave., 781-646-6897, MENU Tiki-in: 165 Mass. Ave., 781-646-4988, MENU Japanese Manna House: 9 Medford St., 781-648-8878, MENU Mr. Sushi: 693 Mass. Ave., 781-643-4175, MENU Thai Lady Siam: 882 Mass. Ave., 781-583-7187, MENU Sweet Chili: 470-472 Mass. Ave., 781-646-2400, MENU Thai Moon: 663 Mass. Ave., 781-646-3334, MENU Thailand Cafe: 161 Mass. Ave., 781-643-0296, MENU Tom Yum Koong II: …