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samsoon Sep 2, 2010 02:12 PM

Does anybody know what happened to bon chon chicken? When Privus closed, i read that the franchise will be moved to a different restaurant in harvard square. From what I gather online, that restaurant appears to be Bull, but I have not heard if it has opened or if they carry bon chon chicken.

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    MaggieCat Oct 13, 2010 11:51 AM

    I too am curious if anyone has any news... I really miss that chicken!

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      ballifimac Oct 21, 2010 01:06 PM

      Rumor is they finally got their license and should be open soon. *Supposedly* they're aiming for this weekend, though I wouldn't hold my breath.

      http://www.thecrimson.com/article/201...

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        joebloe Oct 21, 2010 08:50 PM

        I see no mention of Bon chon chicken in the article...maybe in at Bull BBQ?

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          Allstonian Oct 22, 2010 04:00 AM

          Yes, Bull BBQ will supposedly be serving Bon Chon chicken, so the question is when is Bull opening.

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        coweepooh Dec 7, 2010 05:32 AM

        hmm anymore updates on Bull BBQ opening or anyone going there and trying out their Bon Chon chicken? :)

        1. kallis33 Dec 7, 2010 07:49 AM

          Walking through Allston last night I saw a Bon Chon sign going up at the space that was occupied by the resturant Toki on Brighton Ave. I noticed that Toki looked like it was closed the other day.

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            kobuta Dec 7, 2010 05:08 PM

            Wow, that's new. I was just there on Friday and don't recall a sign for Bonchon at all. If it's true, it would be good news. I'm so addicted to that chicken, and have been craving it ever since Privus packed up.

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              chefematician Dec 7, 2010 05:28 PM

              Yep I saw the same thing when I drove by there today. There were people inside, but I couldn't tell if they were eating or just setting up.

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                teezeetoo Dec 7, 2010 05:34 PM

                my grandsons miss Bon Chon chicken and so do I. May you be correct in your predictions.

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              kimfair1 Dec 7, 2010 06:30 PM

              I remembered this thread as I was passing by this stretch on the 57 this afternoon, and there is indeed a Bon Chon sign outside. I couldn't tell whether they were open or not, but there were people in there. I'll try to check later in the week. I hope they open soon (if not already) as I've been having a hankering for some Bon Chon wings.

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                ballifimac Dec 8, 2010 06:51 AM

                I can confirm that the new Bon Chon in Boston is open. 123 Brighton St in Allston. Soft-open yesterday, full open today. I'll put more details in a separate post!

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                  coweepooh Dec 8, 2010 07:05 PM

                  yesss just saw it tonight on our way to Punjab Palace for dinner but Bon Chon had over 1 hr wait for food...they do take reservations though, they said they JUST opened last night and it was already packed!!!

                  www.bonchonallston.com :

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