A man didn't like being told he couldn't vape inside Stephanie's on Newbury Street, so after threatening the manager who asked him to stop, he pushed the manager into a high-top table, then aimed three three punches at him, landing at least one on the manager's temple. Read more.
The Boston City Council today approved a measure that would require city agencies, such as Boston Public Schools, to pay more attention to where the food they buy comes from and how it's prepared. Read more.
Steve Garfield reports that Bukhara Indian Bistro, currently on Centre Street at Burroughs Street, is moving to 3698 Washington St., across from the Forest Hills T stop, on April 1. Read more.
The Dedham Stop & Shop always seem to have one of the largest selections of food that's kosher for Passover outside of Harvard Street in Brookline - and not just the traditional stuff like matzoh and gefilte fish. Among the selections this year: Roasted seaweed snacks.
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The owner of the Bell in Hand on Union Street told the Boston Licensing Board this morning he immediately fired three workers because of their role in a December incident in which two underage people were allowed to buy and drink vodka and Red Bull - right before a couple of BPD licensing detectives walked in for an inspection. Read more.
Patrick Maguire reports the Boston Licensing Board has canceled hearings originally called for restaurants that opened their patios during the warm weather the day of the Patriots parade - and that the city is working to make it easier for restaurants with seasonal patio licenses to extend them to year round without an extra fee.
Update: The live music started tonight.
The Square Root opened today at Corinth Street and Belgrade Avenue, serving, for now, a limited menu of coffees and baked goods. Read more
The manager of bb.q Chicken on Harvard Avenue, whose father founded the global bb.q chain in South Korea, is suing the Korean Broadcasting System, a reporter and a producer over a story last fall that alleged the manager is living high on the hog with money siphoned by the father from corporate accounts. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports what could be the end of Sami's, which has been feeding hospital staffers and medical, college and high-school students in the Longwood area since 1979.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Roadworthy on Washington Street, near the Dedham Mall, is closing for good this weekend.
A manager at Dorset Hall, 367 Neponset Ave. in Dorchester, says the restaurant has taken several steps to keep sometimes boisterous patrons from disturbing residents of nearby homes at closing time. Read more.
The Swellesley Report reports the death of Mike Kamio, the founder of the well known local chain and father of three.
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