Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Yvonne's Is Opening in Former Locke-Ober Space in Boston

More than two years after it closed--and a year after an announcement was due to come on its space--it now looks like a landmark downtown Boston restaurant will be replaced by a new eatery that will pay homage to it.

Boston Magazine is reporting that Yvonne's is looking to open in the former Locke-Ober space on Winter Street, with Chris Jamison of Lolita Cocina in the Back Bay and business partner Mark Malatesta being behind it. The article says Yvonne's will be a "modern supper club" that includes a library bar and dishes that honor Locke-Ober, such as an Argentine flank-steak matambre (a rolled stuffed steak). The kitchen will be headed up by Juan Pedrosa of Glenville Stops in Allston and Tom Berry of Nantucket's Proprietors, while cut-glass cocktail towers for the bar will be coming from Palmer Matthews of Drink in the city's Fort Point neighborhood.

[September 28 update: Eater Boston states that Yvonne's officially opens today.]

Locke-Ober first opened its doors back in 1875.

The address for this upcoming restaurant in downtown Boston is: Yvonne's, 3 Winter Place, Boston, MA, 02108.

[Earlier Articles]
Announcement May Come Soon on Restaurant Plans for Former Locke-Ober Space in Boston
Locke-Ober in Boston Has Closed

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