Friday, January 13, 2012

Ginger Exchange in Cambridge Is Opening Mission Sushi and Wok in Mission Hill/Brigham Circle

[Ed note: This article was updated on January 24, 2013 to reflect a name given for the restaurant, along with other information.]

The Mission Hill/Brigham Circle space where an eclectic comfort food spot had been until closing last spring may not be empty much longer, as an Asian restaurant in Cambridge is planning to open a new eatery there.

According to Universal Hub, the folks behind the Ginger Exchange on Cambridge Street in Inman Square are seeking permission to acquire the beer and wine license formerly owned by The Savant Project, a Tremont Street restaurant that closed in May of 2011. The article mentions that if all goes as planned, the Ginger Exchange owners will be opening a sushi bar in the space, though no other details (including a name) seem to be available at this point in time.

[May 17 update: It looks like the new Mission Hill/Brigham Circle location of the Ginger Exchange may be close to being up and running, as a Craigslist post states that the Cambridge-based restaurant is hiring for an upcoming grand opening (though it does not specify where). There may be one or more additional locations of the Ginger Exchange on the way as well, as the post says that the eatery "is looking for management candidates for their NEW restaurant locations" (plural).]

[January 24, 2013 update: The name of the upcoming restaurant from Ginger Exchange is Mission Sushi & Wok, and it will focus on sushi and stir-fry dishes. It appears that the restaurant is on the verge of opening, as their Facebook page (which is at mentioned a couple of weeks ago that it should be opening in a couple of weeks.]

[March 3, 2013 update: According to their Facebook page, Mission Sushi & Wok is now open.]

The Ginger Exchange first opened its doors in the fall of 2009, bringing to Inman Square a dining spot that features mostly Japanese fare, including sushi, noodle dishes, and rice dishes.

The address that this new restaurant in the Mission Hill/Brigham Circle neighborhood of Boston is 1625 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, 02120.

For more information on this story, please go to the Universal Hub link below.

Shuttered Mission Hill eatery could become edgy sushi place

Thanks to Eater Boston for bringing this to our attention.

[October 9 update: Eater Boston mentions that plans for a new Ginger Park in the Mission Hill/Brigham Circle area have fallen through, as the restaurant now plans to open in the former Betty's Wok and Noodle space just up the road on Huntington Avenue.]