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Top Stories of the Week: Bonjour to Frenchie; Loukoumades Are Coming; More

Miss any important news? Catch up with this weekly archive of Eater Boston's most-read stories

A gyro from Greco’s original location in Back Bay
A gyro at, opening any day now on Newbury Street
Rachel Leah Blumenthal for Eater
  1. Frenchie Opens Tomorrow in the South End: Wine, cheese, and more in the former Kitchen space on Tremont.
  2. Have a Loukoumades Feast at, Opening Imminently in Back Bay: Here’s a look inside the new fast-casual Greek spot, set to open early next week.
  3. Intercontinental Hotel Boston Opens High-End Scotch Lounge: Filled with Glenmorangie single malt scotches and more from the Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy collection of liquors.
  4. Fenway’s Tequila Rain Has Closed Down: So many years of forgotten memories.
  5. Play Galaga, Doctor Who Pinball, and More at A4cade: A sneak peek at the game collection at A4cade, opening imminently in Cambridge in collaboration with Roxy’s Central.
  6. Battle Road Brewing Opens Brew House This Saturday: The beer’s been around for years, but now it has its own home in Maynard.
  7. Taste Wine Bar & Cafe Will Bring Tastings and Classes to Downtown Boston: It’s aiming for a spring opening.
  8. BOGO Poke, Great Bread, and More Updates to Start the Week: The Monday Morning Briefing included news on poke, ramen, Thai sticky rice, and more.
  9. Fat Biscuit Southern Table & Taps Opens This Week in Lynnfield: It’s the second location for the North Conway, NH-based restaurant, which serves biscuit sandwiches and more.
  10. Crumbs Bake Shop Closes All Stores: But the cupcakes are still available online.

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