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Best sources for restaurant openings in Boston area?

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avadanish Nov 28, 2011 11:17 AM

Hi all, I'm looking for the best sources on new restaurant/cafes that may be opening around town. Do you consider the Boston Globe Food Section a good source, or would you recommend a specific blog or other website? (and I do see that there are frequent discussions about this very topic on this board). Thanks for any recommendations you can provide.

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  1. hotoynoodle RE: avadanish Nov 28, 2011 11:30 AM

    the globe food section continues to dumb down and get lamer each month, i swear. it's not a deep source for new openings, only the occasional paid-for pr blurb.

    this site is great for this as is bostonchefs.com

    1. CocoDan RE: avadanish Nov 28, 2011 11:41 AM

      Right here! There are several knowledgeable posters on this site (myself NOT included). Don't touch that dial!!
      Enjoy,
      CocoDan

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        viperlush RE: CocoDan Nov 28, 2011 12:08 PM

        Exactly. I really enjoy the monthly post listing the openings and closings. I think that the Boston Hounds are doing a great job of making an easy to follow list.

      2. MC Slim JB RE: avadanish Nov 28, 2011 11:46 AM

        Few sites stay on top of pending restaurant openings and closings quite as well as Boston Restaurant Talk: http://bostonrestaurants.blogspot.com/ The author is a frequent Chowhound contributor, too.

        http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

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          avadanish RE: avadanish Nov 28, 2011 12:09 PM

          Thanks for the recommendations, and I'll be sure to keep monitoring this site. Happy holidays!

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