Seth Greenberg (Mistral, Woodward) to Open Bastille Kitchen in Boston's Fort Point Neighborhood
[Ed note: This article was updated on January 17, 2013 to reflect a name given for the restaurant, along with other new information.]
The person behind one of Boston's best-known restaurants as well as a tavern in a boutique hotel is looking to open a new spot, with this one being in one of the city's hottest neighborhoods.
The Boston Globe is reporting that Seth Greenberg of Mistral in the South End and Woodward (now closed) in the Ames Hotel in downtown Boston is planning on opening a French restaurant in the Fort Point neighborhood. The article mentions that Greenberg's newest spot will be in an old textile factory on Melcher Street, which is just across Fort Point Channel from South Station and near where the famous nightclub The Channel used to be. It looks like the eatery could be open in the spring of 2013.
[January 17, 2013 update: Grub Street Boston mentions that the name of the upcoming restaurant will be Bastille Kitchen, and the address will be 49 Melcher Street. GS also says that Mark Goldberg, who had been at Park in Cambridge's Harvard Square, will be in charge of the kitchen. The bistro could be open by September]
[March 4, 2014 update: The Boston Globe says that Bastille Kitchen is looking to open in early April, with the 11,000-square-foot place having the feel of a Parisian bistro with a dining room, bar, lounge, and a private dining section. The article also states that the restaurant will have seating for more than 300.]
Greenberg is also behind Capitale in New York as well as 1500 Degrees in Miami Beach.