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By adamg - 3/20/20 - 5:26 pm

Rox Diner on Centre Street announced today: Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 12:36 pm

Kevin Duffy lists hours at Dunkin' Donuts in Malden.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 11:48 am

Boston Restaurant Talk lists Boston-area breweries that are making home deliveries of their suds.

By adamg - 3/19/20 - 8:00 pm
Nobody in Mike's Patry on Hanover Street

617-Taxicab stopped in front of Mike's on Hanover Street around 5:20 p.m.

Never seen before. Not a single customer.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 11:55 pm
Arlington Diner with a lit OPEN sign only it isn't

Msmariamad spotted the gleaming welcome from a closed Arlington Diner on Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington last night.

Copyright Msmariamad. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 6:10 pm
No ketchup

Every day, it seems like people look at the empty toilet-paper and chicken shelves at the Dedham Stop & Shop and go "Oh, no, what can I buy instead?!?" Today, the store was completely out of ketchup. Who knew ketchup was going to be in such high demand during an apocalypse?

The store was also completely out of frozen pizzas, except a few flatbread pizzas and "pizza" made out of cauliflower, which pretty much proves nobody wants that stuff.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 9:45 am

Boston Restaurant Talk rounds up the news: Waves of Layoffs and Furloughs Leave Boston Restaurants, Workforce Reeling.

The Greg Hill Foundation has created a fund to help food-industry workers with grants.

By JCNem - 3/18/20 - 8:56 am

With many restaurants closed, how do I find good ones that are open for takeout?

I don't know where to look. Yelp is no help at all, indicating that restaurants are open when their websites say they are closed.

By adamg - 3/16/20 - 11:12 pm
Deno's in West Roxbury

The dining area at Deno's on Centre Street in West Roxbury was already closed off this evening.

By adamg - 3/16/20 - 2:09 pm

Ed note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said Brookline had set a 5 p.m. curfew on restaurants, because ye ed can't read.

Brookline officials today banned lines of more than 10 people at restaurants and bars - but has lifted its ban on styrofoam containers, to help restaurants speed up preparation of takeout and delivery orders - as part of a town declaration of a state of emergency due to Covid-19. Read more.

By adamg - 3/15/20 - 6:52 pm

Gov. Baker today ordered all restaurants shut - except for kitchens, which can keep filling take-out orders, until April 7, and banned all gatherings of more than 25 people.

By adamg - 3/15/20 - 6:18 pm

Big Night Entertainment, which runs 17 clubs, bars and restaurants in Boston and at Foxwoods announced today it's shutting all of them until April 1 due to Covid-19 concerns.

By adamg - 3/15/20 - 3:21 pm

After seeing long lines outside South Boston bars yesterday, Mayor Walsh today ordered all bars and restaurants to immediately cut their capacity by 50% and to close no later than 11 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 3/15/20 - 11:08 am

Boston Restaurant Talk has started a list of Boston-area restaurants that are closing, so far temporarily, due to Covid-19.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 11:43 pm
No meat at the Quincy Stop & Shop

Justin Michael Davis reports from the Quincy Stop & Shop tonight.

By adamg - 3/11/20 - 10:06 pm

Carol Downs reports several steps her Bella Luna and Milky Way in Jamaica Plain are taking to to reduce coronavirus concerns at the establishment - which remains open for lunch, dinner and takeout: Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/20 - 6:30 pm

Harpoon Brewery announced today a series of steps to try to reduce the risks of Covid-19 infection for visitors to its South Boston brewery. Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/20 - 2:06 pm

Anna's Taqueria is offering corned-beef and cabbage burritos. Some people are not enamored.

By adamg - 3/5/20 - 12:57 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Boston will be getting a Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Restaurant, which is apparently a chain west of Worcester, sometime this summer. No clue where, but it should go next to one of those Guy Fieri places that are sprouting like mushrooms (or Fanueil Hall Marketplace).

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