Tasting Counter to Open in Boston
A new restaurant is on its way to Boston, and this one will focus on tasting menus.
Eater Boston is reporting that Peter Ungár of The Dining Alternative is looking to open a 20-seat place called Tasting Counter somewhere in the city. The article says that Ungár, whose current company sets up private dining events, plans to have the dining spot include a chef's counter where guests are seated, along with an open kitchen. Diners would have to get tickets in order to eat at the restaurant, which would get half of its ingredients from food producers in Massachusetts and would only offer wines that are naturally produced, according to EB.
It appears that Tasting Counter could be open by late this year or early in 2014.
[August 8 update: An email sent to us today from The Dining Alternative indicates that Peter Ungár is still looking for a space for Tasting Counter, with the note mentioning that "six potential sites have been analyzed and rejected due to various reasons." Stay tuned...]
More information on Tasting Counter can be found at http://thediningalternative.com/tastingcounter/