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Top Stories of the Week: Dive Bars; Burritos; More

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

Bar exterior at night, featuring an elaborate stone facade lit red by the neon signage, which reads Model Cafe in a Medieval-looking font.
Model Cafe, an Allston dive
Rachel Leah Blumenthal for Eater
  1. Boston’s Best Dive Bars: Drink cheaply at these fine establishments.
  2. A Bar for Well-Intentioned Witty Battles Opens in Cambridge: Wit’s End debuted over the weekend in Inman Square.
  3. The Smoke Shop Will Open in Fort Point Tomorrow: Andy Husbands’s second barbecue joint finds a home in the old Tavern Road space.
  4. Where to Eat Burritos in and Around Boston: Sorry: Chipotle didn’t make the cut.
  5. Tora Japanese Restaurant Opens in Chinatown: Serving kaisen don, poke, sushi, and sashimi.
  6. Boozin’ in Boston: Where to Have a Few Weeknight Pops in the South End: Grab a couple fancy cocktails at the Beehive and Banyan, and finish your night with a ‘Gansett at DeLux.
  7. New England News: Kittery Cocktail Wizards Open ‘No-Rules Gastropub’ in Portsmouth: And other food and beverage updates from around New England.
  8. Pikaichi Leaves Its Allston Home Next Month: The ramen destination will close December 17 but plans to find a new location.
  9. Slumbrew’s American Fresh Brewhouse Opens Tomorrow at Assembly Row: With 20 draft lines and a full food menu.
  10. Whole Heart Provisions to Extend Its Veg-Friendly Reach to Cambridge Twice: Central Square and Harvard Square locations are coming.

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