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Top Stories of the Week: So Many Patios Open; Shaking Crab Debuts; More

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

A small restaurant patio, set up against a red brick building, features wooden tables, string lights, and trees lining the edge.
Brewer’s Fork patio
  1. These 100+ Patios Are Officially Open for 2017: Stay tuned for even more additions.
  2. Shaking Crab Bursts Into Quincy With Bags Full of Cajun-Style Seafood: Peek inside the new location of the Newton-based restaurant.
  3. Local 02045 Opens Next Week in Hull: Water views, Italian cuisine, and New England seafood.
  4. Lanes & Games Will Close This Summer in Cambridge: A new residential development will take its place.
  5. Chicken & Rice Guys Temporarily Closed for E. Coli Outbreak: Still closed as of Friday afternoon.
  6. Antique Taqueria Aims for May Opening in Dorchester: Tacos, ceviche, tequila, and more.
  7. Balance Patch Will Give Allston Gamers a Place to Eat and Play: The gaming cafe is on track to open this May.
  8. Bon Me and Clover Are Both Expanding Even More: Bon Me adds a new truck, two restaurants, and two food carts; plus, Clover multiplies at Harvard.
  9. Eat Seafood Bowls at Legal Fish Bowl Next Week: Options include ‘Tunanimous Choice’ and ‘Chicky Chicky Bang Bang.’
  10. A Pasta Bar Called Twyrl Opens Soon in Arlington: In the former Madrona Tree space.

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