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Eat Your Way Through Boston’s Most Iconic Dishes

Plus, drink at some of the hottest new cocktail spots — and other top stories from the week

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The Craigie burger
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This week was full of pizza news, “glory bowls,” and beer gardens. Here’s a look back at the week’s most-read stories, from a major restructuring for Bertucci’s to maps of iconic Boston dishes and hot new cocktail destinations.

  1. Bertucci’s Files for Bankruptcy and Will Close Some Locations: The Somerville-born pizza company closed 15 restaurants (six in Massachusetts), keeping 59 in business.
  2. 26 Iconic Dishes Around Boston: Get to know the city and surrounding area with these essential eats.
  3. The Cocktail Heatmap: Where to Drink Right Now, Spring 2018: Spend spring with a cocktail (or several) in hand — here are some hot new cocktail destinations to try this season.
  4. Somerville Pizza Shop Goes Totally Vegetarian: Eat at Jumbo’s will convert to Sassafras Somerville, under new management.
  5. A Korean-Japanese Restaurant Opening Soon in Allston Will Serve ‘Glory Bowls’ and More: Kimchipapi Kitchen will open in May in the former Chicken & Rice Guys space on Harvard Avenue.
  6. The Boston Area Is Getting Beer Gardens Galore: And other Boston-area beer and liquor news, updated weekly.
  7. Shuttered Allston Ramen Spot Is Reborn in Medford: Pikaichi lodges its comeback tomorrow, April 18.
  8. Greater Boston’s Bowling Options Grow With Lucky Strike Social in Somerville: The newest boozy bowling alley is now open at Assembly Row.
  9. Portsmouth Burger Joint Lexie’s Is Turning Into a Seacoast Empire: And other regional food and beverage updates from New England, beyond the borders of Massachusetts.
  10. Revolution-Themed Restaurant Debuts at Revere Hotel on Anniversary of Revere’s Midnight Ride: Rebel’s Guild opens today in the former Emerald Lounge space.

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