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Opening Report: The Townshend in Quincy; Adriana's Pastry & Cafe in Winthrop

Two new places have opened just outside of Boston.

Adriana's Pastry & Cafe
Adriana's Pastry & Cafe
Facebook, Joanna Ciampa for Adriana's Cafe

1) QUINCY — The Townshend opened in Quincy on Friday, May 15, as the team had planned. The menu isn't posted online yet (nor are its hours), but a Boston Herald reviewer "loved" the "velvety" Giannone chicken. Yelpers report trying small plates, like beets and ricotta; asparagus and bacon; and burrata with toast and honey. Reviewers also applaud the cocktail program, which the Herald calls "exquisite." Status: Certified open. 1250 Hancock St., Quincy. (617) 481-9694.

2) WINTHROP — Adriana's Pastry & Cafe became a welcome addition to the Winthrop coffee scene when it opened earlier this month. Cold-brewed iced coffee, a full array of espresso drinks, pastries like macarons, lobster tails, and tiramisu; and pizzas are served alongside a view of Boston Harbor. There's also free wifi and a fireplace inside. It's open daily from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. Status: Certified open. 49 Main St., Winthrop. (617) 846-0473.

The Townshend

1250 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169 (617) 481-9694

Adriana's Pastry & Cafe

49 Main St, Winthrop, MA 02152 (617) 561-0463

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