1) READING — The Neighborhood Restaurant Group's latest venture officially opened Sunday in Reading after a soft opening for friends and family. Biltmore & Main occupies the former site of Grumpy Doyle's Ale House. Reading native Richard Doucette, an alum of Tavern Road and L'Espalier, serves as executive chef. Sous chefs Jason Pepicelli and Seth McKinnin (Sul de la Terre) join Doucette in the kitchen, with Randall Parker (Stoddards) behind the bar. Brian Kindlan (Abe & Louie's) serves as general manager. The restaurant offers draft beer, wine, and cocktails, plus an outdoor beer garden. Photos of the space are available on Biltmore & Main's Facebook page. Status: Certified Open. 530 Main St., Reading. (781) 942-2818.
2) ALLSTON — The team behind Roxy's Grilled Cheese opens a new vegetable-friendly restaurant next door to the Roxy's brick-and-mortar location in Allston. James DiSabatino (Roxy's founder) and Rebecca Arnold (Pain D'Avignon, Alden & Harlow, Sarma) are softly opening Whole Heart Provisions today in the former Root space from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The new restaurant harnesses the power of the veg to bring customers a street food-inspired "build-your-own" dining concept. Whole Heart held a preview over the weekend, featuring items such as falafel dogs and cider. It grandly opens October 6, and normal hours will run from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Status: Certified Soft Open. 487 Cambridge St., Allston. (617) 202-5041.
3) BACK BAY — Nourish Your Soul is having a grand opening celebration at the Back Bay Healthworks today from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. This is the third location for the cold-pressed juice café, which will offer breakfast and lunch options for the first time, in addition to its coffees and smoothies. The gym cafe opened September 16 and is accessible for non-gym members. Status: Certified Open. 441 Stuart St., Boston. 888-99JUICE.