Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Lenox Sophia Plans to Open in Former KO Catering & Pies Space in South Boston

[Ed note: This article was updated on August 4 to reflect new information given on the proposed restaurant.]

A new restaurant could be coming to South Boston, and it would be taking over the space where a location of an Australian pie shop had been.

A tweet from @FortPointer that links to a post from @tom_ready indicate (via the West Broadway Neighborhood Association Facebook page) that what appears to be a "small casual fine dining" spot is seeking to open in the old KO Catering & Pies space on A Street, with the Facebook page saying that it would apparently be open for dinner only. Details are few at this point in time, but an abutters meeting took place last night at the site, so more may be known this week.

KO Catering & Pies closed last September after being in business for approximately eight years; its second location at the East Boston shipyard is planning to close later this year. [Ed note: Now closed.]

The address for the former KO Catering & Pies in Southie is 87 A Street, South Boston, MA, 02127.

[August 7 update: Caught in Southie reports that the new restaurant that plans to move into the former KO space would be called Lenox Sophia, with Shi Mei--whose resume includes a stint at The French Laundry in California's Napa Valley--being behind it. (The French Laundry is often mentioned among the best restaurants in the country, with the Michelin Guide giving it three stars.)]

[January 20, 2022 update: Eater Boston states that Lenox Sophia is finally getting ready to open, with its planned opening date being January 28.]

[Earlier Article]
KO Catering & Pies in South Boston Is Closing; Building Has Been Sold

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

[A related post from our sister site (Boston's Hidden Restaurants): List of Restaurant Closings and Openings in the Boston Area]

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