Friday, May 02, 2008

A Slew of Restaurant Openings, Closings Around Boston

Over the past few weeks, a number of changes have come to the Boston restaurant scene, with several coming over the past few days. A few of the changes include the opening of the following restaurants: Paesan's, an Italian restaurant on Salem Street in the North End of Boston; Shiraz Cuisine, a Persian restaurant on Bigelow Street in Watertown; Comfort, an American restaurant on Spring Street in Watertown Center; Snappy Sushi, a Japanese restaurant in Davis Square, Somerville; Townsend's, an American bistro on Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park; and Kayuga II, a Japanese restaurant in Arlington Center.

There have also been several restaurant closings, including the following: Peking Cuisine, a Chinese restaurant on Bigelow Avenue in Watertown; Cafe Italia, an Italian restaurant in the Brigham Circle Section of Boston; New Trend Eatery, a Chinese restaurant on Brighton Avenue in Allston; and Panificio, a restaurant on Mass. Avenue in the Back Bay of Boston.

(A quick thanks to the Chowhound and Zagat sites for making note of some of the above restaurant openings and closings.)