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The Eater Boston Winter 2017 Dining Headquarters: What's #OpenInBOS?

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The annual Eater Boston Winter Dining Headquarters is here to help you find food in the event of a Nor’easter. Be safe, tip kindly, and treat yourself to a hot chocolate or ten. And soup.

This guide will be updated periodically throughout the winter — and frequently on storm days — so keep checking back for additions, and email us at boston@eater.com with anything that should be included here. (If it’s a stormy day and the #OpenInBOS section below is activated, you can skip the inbox and fill out this form instead to be added to the round-up faster. Plus, we recommend using the hashtag #OpenInBOS on social media if you are open during a storm.)

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Originally published on February 8, 2017. Date of most recent update appears above.



Depending on weather conditions, these deals are available at various points throughout the winter. Listed alphabetically; not ranked. Your ongoing winter deal is not listed here? Tell us about it. (Inclusion in this section does not necessarily mean that a restaurant is open on a stormy day; check the sections below to find out.)

  • The Blue Ox (191 Oxford St., Lynn): At dinner during major storms, get a half portion of rigatoni bolognese free with purchase of a glass of 2014 Montepulciano from Cantine Mucci, Santo Stefano, Abruzzo, Italy ($15).
  • Coppersmith (40 W. 3rd St., South Boston, Boston): 20% off the Coppersmith Cafe lunch menu (served until 3 p.m.) if there are more than three inches of snow on the ground.
  • Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse (75 Arlington St., Back Bay, Boston): Get a complimentary order of spring rolls (several varieties available) at the bar when the temperature is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or below. Use your phone to show the weather to the bartender in order to redeem this deal. Available weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturdays 5 p.m. to midnight, and Sundays 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., only in the bar area. One order per person per day. The deal ends on March 9, 2017. Call (617) 357-4810 for more info.
  • Puritan & Co. (1166 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge): Serving a three-course snow menu whenever it snows more than three inches in Boston — appetizer, entree, and dessert for $35. Available in both the dining room and at the bar. Open 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. nightly.
  • SRV (569 Columbus Ave., South End, Boston): Until the first day of spring, serving bottomless meatballs in red sauce for $4 on any day the T is closed during a declared snow emergency.
  • State Park (1 Kendall Sq., Kendall Square, Cambridge): Serving a special snow day menu whenever there are at least four inches of snow on the ground. Expect warm drinks, “rare and awesome beers,” strong cocktails, and chalet shooters.
  • Yume Wo Katare (1923 Massachusetts Ave., Porter Square, Cambridge): The tiny ramen shop normally serves a very small menu: ramen, ramen with more pork, ramen with less pork (for kids), extra noodles, and extra pork to take home. But when the temperature dips below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, a spicy ramen special comes out to play. Keep an eye on the restaurant’s Facebook page for confirmation that it’s being served.

On very stormy days, this section will be frequently updated with restaurants that have confirmed they are open at all, either with normal hours or alterations, along with any pertinent details about hours, specials, etc. The fastest way to get your details added to this round-up is to fill out this form. (Currently tracking updates for Tuesday, March 14, 2017.)

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What's #OpenInBOS on Tuesday, March 14, 2017?

Restaurant City (Neighborhood) Street Address Hours on 3/14/17 Notes
Restaurant City (Neighborhood) Street Address Hours on 3/14/17 Notes
21st Amendment Boston (Beacon Hill) 150 Bowdoin St. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. "We will be OPEN day & night snow or shine!"
A4cade Cambridge (Central Square) 292 Massachusetts Ave. 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Alden & Harlow Cambridge (Harvard Square) 40 Brattle St. 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. (Food stops at midnight.) Never closes for snowstorms.
Anna's Taqueria Brookline (JFK Corner) 446 Harvard St. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All locations closed except for Harvard Street and Porter Square. Brookline closing time TBD; check social media.
Anna's Taqueria Cambridge (Porter Square) 822 Somerville Ave. 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All locations closed except for Harvard Street and Porter Square.
Aquitaine Boston (South End) 569 Tremont St. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Area Four Cambridge (Kendall Square) 500 Technology Sq. Food until 10 p.m.; bar until 12 a.m. Closed for lunch; open for dinner.
Area Four Boston (South End) 264 E. Berkeley St. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. (food until 11 p.m.)
ArtBar at the Royal Sonesta Cambridge (East Cambridge) 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd. 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Mention "blizzard bowl" to get a free bowl of spring pea soup or New England clam chowder with purchase of an entree.
Article 24 Boston (Brighton) 458 Western Ave. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
Back Deck Boston (Downtown Crossing) 2 West St. 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Closed for lunch; open for dinner.
Bagelsaurus Cambridge (Porter Square) 1796 Massachusetts Ave. 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Bambara Kitchen & Bar Cambridge (East Cambridge) 25 Edwin H. Land Blvd. 11 a.m to 2 p.m.; 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Bambolina Salem 288 Derby St. 12 p.m. to sell out Full pizza menu while supplies last.
Bar Boulud Boston (Back Bay) 667 Boylston St. 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Special: Short rib ragu with housemade cavatelli for $16 (normally $28) on the lunch and dinner menu.
Barcelona Wine Bar Boston (South End) 525 Tremont St. Opening at 4 p.m. Specials: complimentary hot chocolate bar and a spicy tequila cocktail.
Barcelona Wine Bar Brookline (Washington Square) 1700 Beacon St. Opening at 4 p.m. Specials: hot apple cider (optionally spiked with whiskey) and cookies.
Beantown Pub Boston (Downtown Crossing) 100 Tremont St. 8:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
Beat Brasserie Cambridge (Harvard Square) 13 Brattle St. 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Bergamot Somerville 118 Beacon St. 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. $1 oysters.
Bisq Cambridge (Inman Square) 1071 Cambridge St. 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. $1 oysters, plus the usually Sunday-only fried chicken menu: three pieces of fried chicken ($12), fries ($3), dipping sauces ($2). Also available from the regular menu: baby back ribs, N'Awlins barbecue shrimp toast, Brussels sprouts, coffee-roasted sunchokes, and wild mushrooms.
Bistro du Midi Boston (Back Bay) 272 Boylston St. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Black Rose Boston (Downtown) 160 State St. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Blackbird Doughnuts Boston (South End) 492 Tremont St. 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Blackmoor Bar + Kitchen Boston (Charlestown) 1 Chelsea St. 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Blunch Boston (South End) 59 E. Springfield St. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closing earlier than usual.
Boston Cheese Cellar Boston (Roslindale) 18 Birch St. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Boston Common Coffee Company Boston (Downtown Crossing) 10 High St. 6 a.m. to TBD Closing early.
Boston Common Coffee Company Boston (Downtown Crossing) 515 Washington St. 6 a.m. to TBD Closing early.
Boston Common Coffee Company Boston (North End) 103 Canal St. 6 a.m. to TBD Closing early.
Boston Wine Exchange Boston (Downtown) 181 Devonshire St. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. "Snow Schmo...we live in New England!"
Brasserie Jo at the Colonnade Hotel Boston (Back Bay) 120 Huntington Ave. 6:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Brassica Kitchen & Cafe Boston (Jamaica Plain) 3710 Washington St. 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 5:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. BBQ & blues night.
Brelundi Waltham 185 Crescent St. 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Felton St. location closed.
Brewer's Fork Boston (Charlestown) 7 Moulton St. 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Regular menu.
Brookline Grown Brookline (Coolidge Corner) 14 Pleasant St. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Bukowski Tavern Cambridge (Inman Square) 1281 Cambridge St. 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Get a free frank & beans (hot dog with Boston baked beans) with purchase of a cocktail or beer. One per customer.
Bukowski Tavern Boston (Back Bay) 50 Dalton St. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Burro Bar Brookline (Washington Square) 1665 Beacon St. 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Spiked Mexican hot chocolate ($12).
By Chloe Boston (Seaport District) 107 Seaport Blvd. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Cambridge Common Cambridge (Harvard Square) 1667 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge, MA 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Capo Boston (South Boston) 443 W. Broadway 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Casa Verde Boston (Jamaica Plain) 711 Centre St. 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. House nachos are half-priced for the day ($5), and fun movies will be playing.
Centre Street Cafe Boston (Jamaica Plain) 669a Centre St. 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Supplemental four-course wine dinner menu ($44, pairings included) — Northern Italy theme.
Chelsea Station Chelsea 105 Everett Ave. TBD Beer specials. Availability of food TBD.
Chopps American Bar & Grill Burlington 1 Burlington Mall Rd. 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. 15% off food if you mention the snow day promo.
Christopher's Cambridge Cambridge (Porter Square) 1912 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge, MA 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
City Bar Boston (Seaport District) 425 Summer St. 4:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
City Table at the Lenox Hotel Boston (Back Bay) 65 Exeter St. 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
City Tap House Boston (Fort Point) 10 Boston Wharf Rd. 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Clerys Boston (Back Bay) 113 Dartmouth St. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Clink at the Liberty Hotel Boston (Beacon Hill) 215 Charles St. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Coda Boston (South End) 329 Columbus Ave. Opening at 4 p.m. Closed for lunch, but open for dinner.
Common Ground Arlington 319 Broadway 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
Common Ground Boston (Allston) 85 Harvard Ave. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
Coppa Boston (South End) 253 Shawmut Ave. 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Running a meatball grinder and 'Gansett special ($16).
Copper House Tavern Waltham 380 Winter St. 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Craigie on Main Cambridge (Central Square) 853 Main St. 5:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Chef's Whim tasting menu will be happening.
Cuppacoffee Boston (West End) 1 Merrimac St. 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cuppacoffee Boston (South End) 57 Traveler St. 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Curio Coffee Cambridge (East Cambridge) 441 Cambridge St. 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Closing a couple hours early.
Darwin's Ltd. Cambridge (Harvard Sq.) 148 Mt. Auburn St. 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. May close early.
Darwin's Ltd. Cambridge (Harvard Sq.) 1629 Cambridge St. 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. May close early.
Darwin's Ltd. Cambridge (Central Sq.) 313 Massachusetts Ave. 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. May close early.
Deep Ellum Boston (Allston) 477 Cambridge St. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
Devlin's Boston (Brighton) 332 Washington St. 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms. Taco Tuesday and $1 oysters.
Diesel Cafe Somerville (Davis Square) 257 Elm St. 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Open for now; stay tuned for updates.
Douzo Boston (Back Bay) 131 Dartmouth St. 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Closed for lunch; opening for dinner.
Ducali Boston (North End) 289 Causeway St. 11:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Eastern Standard Boston (Kenmore Square) 528 Commonwealth Ave. 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.
El Jefe's Taqueria Cambridge (Harvard Square) 83 Mt. Auburn St. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
El Pelon Taqueria Boston (Brighton) 2197 Commonwealth Ave. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
El Pelon Taqueria Boston (Fenway) 92 Peterborough St. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Ester Boston (Dorchester) 2261 Dorchester Ave. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Special: Stew + Brew — beef stew and a beer ($14). May be open for dinner too.
Fairsted Kitchen Brookline (Washington Square) 1704 Beacon St. 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. Try a hot toddy.
Fajitas & 'Ritas Boston (Downtown) 25 West St. 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Fat Hen Somerville (East Somerville) 126 Broadway 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Flat Top Johnny's Cambridge (Kendall Square) 1 Kendall Sq. 12 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Flour Bakery Boston (South End) 1595 Washington St. 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. In honor of Pi Day, Flour is serving up $3.14 slices of pie (chocolate cream, coconut cream, lemon meringue). Plus, St. Patrick's Day specials are available all week, including Irish soda bread and a chocolate stout cupcake filled with Bailey's marscapone.
Flour Bakery Boston (Fort Point) 12 Farnsworth St. 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. In honor of Pi Day, Flour is serving up $3.14 slices of pie (chocolate cream, coconut cream, lemon meringue). Plus, St. Patrick's Day specials are available all week, including Irish soda bread and a chocolate stout cupcake filled with Bailey's marscapone.
Flour Bakery Cambridge (Central Square) 190 Massachusetts Ave. 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. In honor of Pi Day, Flour is serving up $3.14 slices of pie (chocolate cream, coconut cream, lemon meringue). Plus, St. Patrick's Day specials are available all week, including Irish soda bread and a chocolate stout cupcake filled with Bailey's marscapone.
Flour Bakery Boston (Back Bay) 131 Clarendon St. 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. In honor of Pi Day, Flour is serving up $3.14 slices of pie (chocolate cream, coconut cream, lemon meringue). Plus, St. Patrick's Day specials are available all week, including Irish soda bread and a chocolate stout cupcake filled with Bailey's marscapone.
Flour Bakery Cambridge (Harvard Square) 114 Mt Auburn St. 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. In honor of Pi Day, Flour is serving up $3.14 slices of pie (chocolate cream, coconut cream, lemon meringue). Plus, St. Patrick's Day specials are available all week, including Irish soda bread and a chocolate stout cupcake filled with Bailey's marscapone.
Flour Bakery Cambridge (Cambridgeport) 40 Erie St. 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. In honor of Pi Day, Flour is serving up $3.14 slices of pie (chocolate cream, coconut cream, lemon meringue). Plus, St. Patrick's Day specials are available all week, including Irish soda bread and a chocolate stout cupcake filled with Bailey's marscapone.
Forage Cambridge 5 Craigie Circle 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Regular menu available, plus a special three-course snow day menu for $39.
Frenchie Boston (South End) 560 Tremont St. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Open as usual, plus mulled wine and board games.
Front Street Coffeehouse Salem 20 Front St. 7 a.m. to TBD Staying open until noon or maybe 2 p.m., weather-dependent.
Grafton Street Cambridge (Harvard Square) 1230 Massachusetts Ave. 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Granary Tavern Boston (Financial District) 170 Milk Street 11am to 10pm
Grass Fed Boston (Jamaica Plain) 605 Centre St. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Griddler's Burgers & Dogs Boston (Theatre District) 134 Boylson St. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. May close early if conditions are bad.
Grill 23 & Bar Boston (Back Bay) 161 Berkeley St. 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (bar opens at 4:30; dinner starts at 5:30)
Harvest Cambridge (Harvard Square) 44 Brattle St. 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (lunch); 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. (dinner); bar open all day.
Henrietta's Table at the Charles Hotel Cambridge (Harvard Square) 1 Bennett St. 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Hojoko Boston (Fenway) 1271 Boylston St. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Home.Stead Bakery & Cafe Boston (Dorchester) 1448 Dorchester Ave. 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Limited staff. Closing early.
Hugh O'Neill's Malden 45 Pleasant St. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
Il Molo Boston (North End) 326 Commercial St. 4:15 p.m. to 11 p.m.
J.J. Foley's Cafe Boston (South End) 117 E. Berkeley St. 10:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
Joshua's Deli Boston (Financial District) 44 Batterymarch St. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. or so. Limited menu. Shutting down the grill at noon; locking the doors by 1 p.m.
Jugos Boston (Back Bay) 145 Dartmouth St. 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closing early.
Kings Bowl Boston (Back Bay) 50 Dalton St. 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. Starting at 9 p.m.: $2 bowling, $2 billiards, $2 shuffleboard, and $2 skee-ball.
Kings Bowl Burlington 52 Second Ave. 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. Starting at 9 p.m.: $2 bowling, $2 billiards, $2 shuffleboard, and $2 skee-ball.
Kings Bowl Dedham 600 Legacy Pl. 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. Starting at 9 p.m.: $2 bowling, $2 billiards, $2 shuffleboard, and $2 skee-ball.
Kings Bowl Lynnfield 510 Market St. 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Starting at 9 p.m.: $2 bowling, $2 billiards, $2 shuffleboard, and $2 skee-ball.
KO Catering & Pies Boston (South Boston) 87 A St. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Limited hours. (Eastie location is closed today, like all Tuesdays.)
La Brasa Somerville (East Somerville) 124 Broadway 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. $1 oysters (5 p.m. to 6 p.m.) and pizza.
Lamplighter Brewing Co. Cambridge 284 Broadway 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. Planning to be open, but keep an eye on social media for updates.
Legal Crossing (LX) Boston (Downtown Crossing) 558 Washington St. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Legal Harborside Boston (Seaport District) 270 Northern Ave. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Only the first floor will be open.
Legal Sea Foods Boston (Back Bay) 100 Huntington Ave. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Legal Sea Foods Boston (Long Wharf) 255 State St. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Legal Sea Foods Cambridge (Harvard Square) 20 University Rd. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Legal Sea Foods Cambridge (Kendall Square) 355 Main St. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Lincoln Tavern Boston (South Boston) 425 W. Broadway 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Lion's Tail Boston (South End) 354 Harrison Ave. 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. Half-priced snacks and shared plates from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hot cocktails available.
Liquid Art House Boston (Back Bay) 100 Arlington St. 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. Serving a special snow day menu.
Little Donkey Cambridge (Central Square) 505 Massachusetts Ave. 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Special: hot buttered rum.
Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar Boston (South Boston) 412 W. Broadway Opening at 12 p.m. Limited menu.
Lone Star Taco Bar Boston (Allston) 479 Cambridge St. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
Lone Star Taco Bar Cambridge (East Cambridge) 635 Cambridge St. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
Longfellows Cambridge Cambridge 284 Broadway 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Planning to be open, but keep an eye on social media for updates.
Los Amigos Taqueria Brookline (Coolidge Corner) 1294 Beacon St. 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Newtonville and Brighton locations are closed.
Los Amigos Taqueria Boston (West Roxbury) 1743 Centre St. 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Newtonville and Brighton locations are closed.
Love Art Sushi Boston (Fenway/Back Bay) 1 Haviland St. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. In honor of Pi Day and the snow, get two sushi makirittos for $3.14.
Lucky's Lounge Boston (Fort Point) 355 Congress St. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Mamaleh's Delicatessen Cambridge (Kendall Square) 1 Kendall Sq. 8 a.m. to at least 4 p.m.
Marliave Boston (Downtown Crossing) 10 Bosworth St. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Martin's Coffee Shop Brookline 35 Harvard St. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar at the Boston Harbor Hotel Boston (Waterfront) 70 Rowes Wharf 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Met Back Bay Boston (Back Bay) 279 Dartmouth St. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Mida Boston (South End) 782 Tremont St. 5:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Mistral Boston (South End) 223 Columbus Ave. 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
MJ O'Connor's Park Plaza Boston (Back Bay) 27 Columbus Ave. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Special: a little bit of pre-St. Patrick's Day corned beef and cabbage.
MJ O'Connor's Westin Boston (Seaport District) 425 Summer St. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. (food until 12 a.m.)
Monument Boston (Charlestown) 251 Main St. Opening at 2 p.m. Pizza and wings.
Moody's Delicatessen & Provisions Waltham 468 Moody St. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Planning to stay open all day.
Moogy's Boston (Brighton) 154 Chestnut Hill Ave. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Moona Cambridge (Inman Square) 243 Hampshire St. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Moonshine 152 Boston (South Boston) 152 Dorchester Ave. 5:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Mooo Boston (Beacon Hill) 15 Beacon St. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
My Diner Melrose 399 Main St. 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Naco Taco Cambridge (Central Square) 297 Massachusetts Ave. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Neighborhood Restaurant Somerville (Union Square) 25 Bow St. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
New York Pizza Boston (Theatre District) 224 Tremont St. 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.
New York Pizza Boston (South End) 435 Massachusetts Ave. 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Nourish Your Soul Winchester 15 Thompson St. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed in Medford.
O Ya Boston (Leather District) 9 East St. 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Oak + Rowan Boston (Fort Point) 321 A St. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 4:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Off The Common Boston at the Park Plaza Boston (Back Bay) 50 Arlington St. 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Special snow rates for hotel rooms start at $169.
Olde Magoun's Saloon Somerville (Magoun Square) 518 Medford St. 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Olde Main Street Pub Salem 121 Essex St. 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. (Food until 9:30 p.m.) There's a fireplace.
On the Hill Tavern Somerville (Magoun Square) 499 Broadway 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Ostra Boston (Theatre District) 1 Charles St. S. 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Pabu Boston (Downtown Crossing) 3 Franklin St. 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Limited dinner menu.
Pantry Natick 1360 Worcester St. 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Parish Cafe Boston (Back Bay) 361 Boylston St. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Parish Cafe Boston (South End) 493 Massachusetts Ave. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Park Cambridge (Harvard Square) 59 JFK St. 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Pastoral Boston (Fort Point) 345 Congress St. TBD Hoping to open at least for lunch tomorrow.
Pavement Coffeehouse Boston (Allston) 1243 Commonwealth Ave. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pavement Coffeehouse Boston (Back Bay) 1096 Boylston St. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Pavement Coffeehouse Boston (Fenway/BU) 736 Commonwealth Ave. 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Pavement Coffeehouse Boston (Fenway) 1334 Boylston St. 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Pavement Coffeehouse Boston (Back Bay/Symphony) 44 Gainsborough St. 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Pavement Coffeehouse Boston (Back Bay) 286 Newbury St. 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
People's Republik Cambridge (Central Square/Harvard Square) 876-878 Massachusetts Ave. 12 p.m. to 1 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
Pier 6 Boston (Charlestown) 1 8th St. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Special: French onion soup ($11).
Porters Bar & Grill Boston (West End) 173 Portland St. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Post 390 Boston (Back Bay) 406 Stuart St. 11:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (lunch); 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. (dinner) Offering a nightly "pig plate" special. Three fireplaces.
Posto Somerville (Davis Square) 187 Elm St. 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. $12 pizzas (margherita, marinara, pepperoni, and risotto).
Precinct Kitchen + Bar Boston (Back Bay) 154 Berkeley St. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (breakfast and lunch); 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. (dinner).
Puritan & Co. Cambridge (Inman Square) 1166 Cambridge St. 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. $1 oysters and a special three-course snow day menu ($35).
Render Coffee Boston (South End) 563 Columbus Ave. 7 a.m. to TBD Will close once the weather gets too bad. Downtown location is closed all day.
Roast Beast Boston (Allston) 1080 Commonwealth Ave. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closing earlier than usual.
Rowes Wharf Bar at the Boston Harbor Hotel Boston (Waterfront) 70 Rowes Wharf 4 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Rowes Wharf Sea Grille at the Boston Harbor Hotel Boston (Waterfront) 70 Rowes Wharf 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Roxy's Grilled Cheese Cambridge (Central Square) 292 Massachusetts Ave. Opening at 5 p.m. Closed for lunch; opening for dinner. (All other locations closed and trucks off the road.)
Roza Lyons Boston (South Boston) 709 E. Broadway Opening at 11:30 a.m.
Russell House Tavern Cambridge (Harvard Square) 14 JFK St. 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Saltie Girl Boston (Back Bay) 281 Dartmouth St. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Savin Bar and Kitchen Boston (Dorchester) 112 Savin Hill Ave. 3 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Scampo Boston (Beacon Hill) 215 Charles St. 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Dinner only.
Seven Star Bistro Boston (Roslindale) 153-155 Belgrade Ave. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday is Rozzie Ramen night.
Smith & Wollensky (Atlantic Wharf) Boston (Waterfront) 294 Congress St. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Social Restaurant & Bar Newton (Newton Corner) 320 Washington St. 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. Open during every snowstorm for lunch, dinner, and drinks. Validated garage parking onsite (free at night and on weekends).
Solas Irish Pub at the Lenox Hotel Boston (Back Bay) 710 Boylston St. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Somerville Brewing Company Somerville (Boynton Yards) 15 Ward St. 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Supper, 19 beers on draft, and a special "The Boston Yeti" taster flight (and an appearance by said yeti).
South End Buttery Boston (South End) 314 Shawmut Ave. 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
South End Buttery Boston (South End) 37 Clarendon St. 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
South Street Diner Boston (Leather District) 178 Kneeland St. 24 hours Beef stew for emergency workers.
Southern Kin Somerville (Assembly Row) 500 Assembly Row 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. May close early if conditions are bad.
Sportello Boston (Fort Point) 348 Congress St. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
SRV Boston (South End) 569 Columbus Ave. Opening at 5 p.m. Bottomless meatballs in red sauce ($4).
State Park Cambridge (Kendall Square) 1 Kendall Sq. 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Closed for lunch. Opening at 5 p.m., featuring a special snow day drink menu.
State Street Provisions Boston (Waterfront) 255 State St. 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Stephanie's on Newbury Boston (Back Bay) 190 Newbury St. 7:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. (Food stops at 11 p.m.) Never closes for snowstorms.
Stephi's in Southie Boston (South Boston) 130 Dorchester Ave. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. (Food stops at 11 p.m.) Never closes for snowstorms.
Stephi's on Tremont Boston (South End) 571 Tremont St. 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. (Food stops at 11 p.m.) Never closes for snowstorms.
Strega Waterfront Boston (Seaport District) 1 Marina Park Dr. 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Specials: $3 flatbreads and $1 bowls of minestrone soup.
Strip by Strega Boston (Back Bay) 64 Arlington St. 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Specials: $3 flatbreads and $1 bowls of tomato soup.
Sweet Cheeks Boston (Fenway) 1381 Boylston St. Opening at 11:30 a.m. Open at least for lunch.
Tamper Medford 340 Boston Ave. 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tapestry Boston (Fenway) 69 Kilmarnock St. 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Limited staff.
Tavern at the End of the World Boston (Charlestown) 108 Cambridge St. 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. The scheduled live music will be canceled, but "we will be open, serving brews, shepherds pies, & beef stew to neighborhood folk who want to warm up by the fire!"
Tavern Road Boston (Fort Point) 343 Congress St. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Tiki Tuesday.
Teatro Boston (Downtown) 177 Tremont St. 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Temple Bar Cambridge (Harvard Square/Porter Square) 1688 Massachusetts Ave. 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Ten Tables Boston (Jamaica Plain) 597 Centre St. 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. At the bar, get a burger and any draft beer for $15.
The Automatic Cambridge (Kendall Square) 50 Hampshire St. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
The Bagel Place Newton 300 Needham St. 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. or TBD Most likely closing early, so call first.
The Beehive Boston (South End) 541 Tremont St. 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
The Biltmore Bar & Grille Newton 1205 Chestnut St. 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
The Cafe and The Bar at The Taj Boston (Back Bay) 15 Arlington St. The Bar: 2:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; The Cafe: breakfast 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., dinner 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Regular menus at each venue. Get a nice view of the Public Garden from The Bar. Special snow rate of $199/night for the hotel.
The Grog Newburyport 13 Middle St. Opening at 11:30 a.m. There's a fireplace.
The Haven Boston (Jamaica Plain) 2 Perkins St. 12 p.m. to 1 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
The Hopewell Bar & Kitchen Boston (Allston) 1277 Commonwealth Ave. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
The Hourly Cambridge (Harvard Square) 15 Dunster St. 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
The Independent Somerville (Union Square) 75 Union Sq. 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. Never closes for snowstorms.
The Just Crust Cambridge (Harvard Square) 49 Brattle St. B 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. No delivery today.
The Kirkland Tap & Trotter Somerville 425 Washington St. 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Chef's Whim tasting menu will be happening. Burgers are $10.
The Lower Depths Boston (Kenmore Square) 476 Commonwealth Ave. 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
The Maiden Boston (Southie) 28 W. Broadway 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. "Out of respect to our staff, we will close if the T cancels service."
The Merchant Boston (Downtown Crossing) 60 Franklin St. 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
The Naumkeag Ordinary Salem 118 Washington St. 3 p.m to 1 a.m. Opening early and serving free American chop suey.
The Painted Burro Somerville (Davis Square) 219 Elm St. 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Half-priced loaded nachos ($7).
The Salty Pig Boston (Back Bay) 130 Dartmouth St. 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.
The Smoke Shop Cambridge (Kendall Square) 1 Kendall Sq. 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
The Tip Tap Room Boston (Beacon Hill) 138 Cambridge St. 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
The Urban Grape Boston (South End) 303 Columbus Ave. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Warren Tavern Boston (Charlestown) 2 Pleasant St. 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Thwaites Market Methuen 36 Railroad St. 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or TBD Most likely closing early, so call first.
Tiger Mama Boston (Fenway) 1363 Boylston St. Opening at 5 p.m. Serving a special snowstorm menu that features ramen and a few other dishes. The regular menu won't be available. Keep an eye out for snow-inspired drink specials.
Tom's BaoBao Cambridge (Harvard Sq.) 84 Winthrop St. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closing early.
Toro South End 1704 Washington St. 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. Specials: Suquet dumpling (shrimp, octopus and romesco dumpling with spicy Catalan broth) and morcilla shepherd's pie (blood sausage, winesap apple, and Idiazabal cheese). The fire is going all day, and vermouth is on draft.
Twelve Hours Boston (Brighton) 559 Washington St. 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Opening later than usual.
Union Square Donuts Somerville (Union Square) 20 Bow St. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Union Square Donuts Brookline (Coolidge Corner) 409 Harvard St. 7 a.m. to TBD Closing early.
V02 Vegan Cafe Cambridge (Central Square/Harvard Square) 1001 Massachusetts Ave. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The attached yoga studio is open for all classes except Mommy & Baby.
Waypoint Cambridge (Harvard Square) 1030 Massachusetts Ave. 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Never closes for snowstorms. $1 oysters.
West on Centre Boston (West Roxbury) 1732 Centre St. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

On very stormy days, this section will be updated frequently with restaurants that have confirmed they are closed for the day (or significantly altering the usual hours, in which case the same restaurant may also appear in the #OpenInBOS section above). Email us to get added; we’re currently tracking info for Tuesday, March 14, 2017.


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If you’re staying in, you might as well catch up on some great food-related programs.

  • Chef’s Table — From Jiro Dreams of Sushi director David Gelb comes a series that profiles several acclaimed chefs, including Dan Barber, Francis Mallmann, Dominique Crenn, and more. Netflix has both seasons as well as the Chef’s Table France spin-off. The third season of the original series begins February 17 and will feature Ivan Orkin, Nancy Silverton, and more.
  • Cooked — Michael Pollan’s Netflix documentary series explores the power of cooking and compels viewers to get back into the kitchen to renew ties to our history and to each other. Each episode takes its cue from an element — fire, water, air, earth.
  • The Great British Baking Show — PBS.org has three seasons of the best cooking competition show ever aired. Watch them and relive the glory days of the original crew of hosts and judges, because now everything is terrible.
  • MasterChef Junior — Season 5 kicked off on February 9, so look for new episodes on Hulu each week to see the nurturing side of Gordon Ramsay as precocious kids compete adorably to become the next MasterChef Junior. Hulu also many seasons of Top Chef and Kitchen Nightmares, as well as season 16 of Hell’s Kitchen.
  • Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories — This Netflix original comes highly recommended by several Eater staffers. The Eater staffer writing this winter round-up has not yet seen it, so here’s the description from Netflix: “Tucked into the corner of a Tokyo street, this diner opens at midnight and the Master serves any food you want. One bite might just change your life.”
  • The Mind of a Chef — With narration by Anthony Bourdain, The Mind of a Chef follows several well-known chefs on various explorations. In the series premiere, for example, watch David Chang travel to Japan for a bowl of the original tsukemen.
  • Two Fat Ladies — A classic BBC cooking show from the late ‘90s. Find many episodes on YouTube.

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