Summer 2018, Boston
Fool’s Errand has 12 seats and a reservation structure that uses transferrable tickets. The restaurant is situated next to Sweet Cheeks, with a separate entrance.
July 2018, Fitchburg
February 2017, Boston
Nationally recognized chef Jason Santos’ Buttermilk and Bourbon delivers Southern hospitality to guests in the heart of the Back Bay. Drawing on the South’s trademark charm, the restaurant offers a vibrant, cozy atmosphere with an innovative American menu featuring Southern-influences. Designed by Erica Diskin of Assembly Designs, the restaurant showcases brick walls covered in New Orleans-inspired murals, tin ceiling tiles, a large center bar suitable for optimal guest and bar staff interaction, and separated dining rooms that offer varied atmospheres for guests to enjoy that also work as private dining rooms. There is also full bar with lounge seating, an interactive oyster bar, and a 40-seat patio.
April 2017, Nantucket
A true Nantucket seafood bistro, The After Hours Wine and Raw Bar’s focus is on chilled shellfish, raw fish preparations, caviars and tinned seafood. The menu offers items beyond seafood, and includes local vegetarian options and charcuterie selections and a curated wine list.
May 2017, Orleans
This modern American cuisine venture by Chef Haffmans approaches modern technique and innovation alongside classic disciplines within the culinary arts. The restaurant works with local and regional farmers, fishermen, and purveyors to create fresh, locally sourced menu.
May 2017, Osterville
The Chart Room at Crosby’s is an offshoot of the popular restaurant at Kingman Boat Yard in Cataumet (opened 1973). This location offers much the same fare as the larger location, which is known for its swordfish, lobster rolls and baked stuffed lobster. The new Chart Room has only 49 prized seats and will be open weekends only until mid-June then remain open fully until Columbus Day followed by weekends through December.
May 2017, Hyannis
Ricciardelli’s features family recipes for favorite Italian dishes. The restaurant brings a bit of Boston’s North End to Hyannis.
May 2017, Boston
Cultivar is an independent restaurant by Chef and Owner Mary Dumont located at Ames Boston Hotel.
May 2017, Nantucket
The Charlie Noble specializes in fresh seafood — from crab legs to steamers, stuffies to a local fish — this restaurant is highly seafood-driven with a carnivore twist, adding a burger bar to the menu. The Charlie Noble is owned and operated by island restauranteurs Denise Corson and Fred Bisaillon, who also own B-ACK Yard BBQ.
May 2017, Salem
June 2017, Hyannis
This farm-to-table inspired restaurant accentuates much of the original architecture and 1930s-era vintage details found throughout its Hyannis-based building.
June 2017, Falmouth
This highly popular Greek restaurant boasts both indoor and outdoor seating in its 7000 square foot Falmouth location.
Summer 2017, Nantucket
Nantucket natives Sabrina Dawson and Gaven Norton have created a dining scene created for locals by locals with Keepers Restaurant. The cuisine is innovative and not defined by region or style. This fun restaurant features loads of shared plates, sides, and creative apps. The restaurant, which has 60 seats, offers a seasonal patio to savor outdoor dining with family and friends.
July 2017, Lynn
District 45 is a neighborhood spot. The restaurant’s executive chef, Corey O’Shea, is originally from Lynn and focuses on sourcing local ingredients— serving dishes such as squash carpaccio, pan-seared cod, crispy skin salmon, and blueberry-braised short ribs. Dessert includes a classic local product, Fluff: There’s a fried Fluffernutter sandwich, topped with a Nutella drizzle. Inside, the restaurant has a 36-foot mural on display from local artist Marcus Sebastiano. The image incorporates historical elements of Lynn, including the railroad, Fluff factory, and more.
August 2017, Amesbury
Founded by father-and-son duo Paul and Stevie Bareford, BareWolf does 80% of its business via retail sales, but expects more of an even split between retail and in-house sales. Their lineup of beers includes a Belgian ale, brown ale, pale ale, and more, per the website.
September 2017, Amesbury
Brewery Silvaticus is located in the Carriage Mills complex in downtown Amesbury— and features a taproom which serves full pints, plus crowlers to go, and has an outdoor beer garden on the Powwow River.
September 2017, Ipswich
True North founder Gary Rogers boasts a 1,700-square-foot taproom in which people can enjoy libations all year round.
Fall 2017, Wellfleet
Enjoy delicious local and fresh food at C⋆Shore Kitchen and Bar on Route 6 in Wellfleet. C⋆Shore serves farm-to-table and dock-to-table fare from a full-service kitchen and bar. Breakfast and dinner are served daily. C⋆Shore is open year round, seven days a week.
October 2017, Boston
Located in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood, Eventide Fenway is a counter-style restaurant, tightly focused, intent on meeting Boston’s demands for freshly shucked oysters and crave-able brown butter lobster rolls. Whether you’re grabbing lunch on the go, or aim to crush a few dozen oysters and a carafe of rosé—you’ll find Eventide ready, just steps from the ballpark.
October 2017, Cambridge
Chris Chung’s newest restaurant introduces its visitors to taste a Hawaiian-inspired menu of sashimi, tempura, elaborate sake service, and much more.
November 2017, Boston
Samuel Adams Brewery has debuted a new 80-seat tap room at its Jamaica Plain headquarters. This new space encourages visitors to stop by the brewery before, after, or in place of a tour for some pints, shuffleboard, and sampling of their more experimental brews. In addition to drinking and games, the Sam Adams Tap Room will hosting weekly events like trivia and karaoke as well as food trucks and small food businesses from their Brewing the American Dream program.
City Winery works to deliver a high-end cultural experience to its customers, who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. This unique facility, combines a fully functioning winery alongside intimate concerts, food and wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and fine dining. They have created a compelling mix for sophisticated clientele, foodies, and active cultural patrons—bringing the wine country experience to the middle of a large city.
November 2017, Boston
This 7,000 square foot restaurant is the same complex as the forthcoming Tuscan Grill, a Kings Bowl location, and a theater.
November 2017, Boston
Back Bay Harry’s has transformed into Citrus & Salt, a Baja-inspired restaurant with a menu that reflects Chef Jason Santos’s enthusiasm for the coastal cuisine of Southern California and Mexico.
December 2017, East Sandwich
6A Brewing Company is the latest addition to Cape’s Craft Beer community. The company aims to create a small hometown brand that will introduce a new pilot batch being brewed twice a month. The brewers produce beers that pair well with familiar comfort foods such as hamburgers, fish & chips and shepherd’s pie. The company is releasing its pilot brews at Father’s Kitchen & Taphouse in Sandwich.
December 2017, Nantucket
Atlas offers an approachable and dynamic atmosphere with a focus on the freshest smoked and grilled meats, fish and vegetables. The menu features authentic barbecue, grilled whole fish selections and vegetarian options all with bold clean flavors. Everything is made from scratch daily with no corners cut!
January 2018, Maynard
Named after town founder, Amory Maynard, this community focused brewery is firmly rooted in local history and culture. Its brewing focus is on the classic farmhouse ales of Belgium as well as their sometimes tart American counterparts.
Spring 2018, Hyannis
Ten Pin Eatery has officially open its doors for dining, play, and all things fun! Ten Pin Eatery is a joint venture between two long-time Cape Cod businesses – Chapin’s Restaurant Group and Ryan’s. It features a 300-seat restaurant and bar area, more than twenty TVs and several large projection screens, 8 lanes of ‘Ten Pin’ bowling, 3 additional private bowling lanes, a Cape Cod-themed laser tag arena, an arcade area and a VIP lounge for special events.
Spring 2018, North Falmouth
Nestled in a beautifully renovated railroad car in North Falmouth, the tiny Epic Oyster makes exquisitely good use of every inch. Sarah and Marc Warner, opened Epic Oyster, a raw bar and dinner restaurant that is all locals could have hoped for: excellent food, attentive wait staff, and owners who roll up their sleeves and dedicate themselves to details.
May 2018, Oak Bluffs
Red Cat owner Ben deForest’s Cardboard Box opened in May 2018. The restaurant has elements of steakhouse culture and is both farm-to-table and “sea-to-table” to highlight the best of New England cuisine.
May, 2018, Great Barrington
After 25+ years, Castle Street Café is undergoing a full makeover to reopen as No10., a steakhouse with small Plates, crafted cocktails and live entertainment.
May 2018, Marlborough
Walden Woods Brewing is a partnership of two beer geek brewers who also love history, particularly Henry David Thoreau’s compelling example of living deliberately. With a walkable downtown location, the owners hope to foster human connection, empathy, and conversation, along with a transcendent beer experience.
Spring 2018, Salem
East Regiment Brewing Company’s space is located at 30 Church Street in Salem, and salutes the historical military organization in the area. The brewery has a tasting room, outdoor seating, and basement brewing area.
Spring 2018, Sandwich
Energetic and visionary Christopher Wilson, owner of the popular Belfry Inn & Bistro, the Next Door Burger Bar, and Gallery on Jarves, has reincarnated the former Horizons on the Bay restaurant property.
Spring 2018, East Falmouth
As announced last summer, Brandon Baltzley and Laura Higgins-Baltzley have made the Buffalo Jump pop-up permanent, taking over food operations at Coonamessett Farm in East Falmouth with a daytime cafe and multi-course fine dining several nights a week.
Spring 2018, Falmouth, MA
This sibling to Soprano’s Ristorante, an Italian restaurant in Mashpee, is open year-round in the former Casino Wharf FX space on the water.
Spring 2018, Mashpee
Years in the making, the Naukabout Brewery & Taproom is finally open and pouring beers. Located on an iconic property that once housed The Flume Restaurant at 13 Lake Avenue in Mashpee, the brewery is just 10 miles from the Sagamore Bridge and has views of both Lake Mashpee/Wakeby and the Mashpee River.
May 2018, Boston
Democracy Brewing, a worker-owned brewery and pub committed to making great beers and supporting our community. Democracy Brewing combines two great American ideals: democracy, and owning your own business.
June 2018, Worcester
The team at Maddi’s Cookery + TapHouse maintains a strong commitment to both their local community and customers; they pride themselves on using only the freshest ingredients, always sourced from local area farms, to prepare each scratch-made dish. Every dish served is prepared from scratch with care, passion, and a creative twist.
June 2018, Red Apple Farm, Phillipston
Summer meets fall thanks to a collaboration between Red Apple Farm and Moon Hill Brewing Co. From mid-June through mid-August, Brew Barn will be serving up local brews, fresh roasted nuts, and popped-on-the-spot popcorn along with other farm favorites. Make sure to try their co-produced Rick & Al’s Apple Ale!
Summer 2018, Lenox
From dumplings to burgers, Chef/Owner Laura Shack and Chef Frank DiLorenzo’s fresh takes on a menu that will always surprise! Enjoy the tiki bar and a cocktail on one of the best porches in Lenox!
Summer 2018, Salem
Unique among Salem restaurants, The Roof offers Salem’s only rooftop bar and restaurant serving the necessities — strong drinks and simple food. Located at the top of The Hotel Salem, this seasonal dining space features an outdoor kitchen and expansive views of Salem’s cobblestone streets and bustling harbor. Expect to find some of the best-crafted cocktails in the area, as well as tacos, ceviche, and oysters.