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Restaurant Opening Guide, Spring 2016: Newton

From plăcinte to Fedora sauce

Fresh juice came to Chestnut Hill this spring, Moldovan food debuted in Nonantum, and a fast-casual Italian restaurant from Coolidge Corner expanded to Newton Centre. Are we missing a spring Newton restaurant opening? Let us know. Want to learn about spring openings in Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, and other nearby areas? Head right this way.

Originally published on March 14, 2016. Date of most recent update appears above.

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Chestnut Hill

Juice Press

Juice Press
The New York-based juice chain serves smoothies, raw food entrees, salads, and more.

Address: 33 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill
Opening Date: April 16, 2016
Online: WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagram

Image credit: A Juice Press location in New York/Provided

Newton Centre

Bottega Fiorentina

Bottega Fiorentina Newton
The original location opened 22 years ago in Coolidge Corner, a cozy shop offering fast-casual Italian dishes and a variety of Italian groceries. The heart of the menu is the pasta selection — choose from a number of pastas and sauces, including the trademarked Fedora sauce, a mix of tomatoes, garlic, rosemary, and cream.

Address: 1231 Centre St.
Opening Date: June 5, 2016
Online: Website

Image credit: Provided


Moldova Restaurant

Moldova Restaurant
As the name suggests, this restaurant (located in the former Maria di Napoli space) features the cuisine of Moldova, including dishes like plăcinte, a savory pie, and zeamă, a chicken soup.

Address: 344 Watertown St.
Opening Date: April 1, 2016
Online: Website / Facebook / Instagram

Image credit: Facebook

Newton Centre MBTA station/TheWestEnd on Flickr

Bottega Fiorentina (Newton)

1231 Centre St., Newton, MA 02459

Juice Press

33 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 Visit Website

Moldova Restaurant

344 Watertown St, Newton, MA 02458 (617) 916-5245 Visit Website

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