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A Taste of Lyon Comes to Boston’s South End

Plus, Boston loves seafood towers — and other top stories from the week

“Le Burger” at Bar Lyon
“Le Burger” at Bar Lyon
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As the week draws to a close, here’s a look back at the most-read stories this week, from a forthcoming arcade bar to the debut of a restaurant that pits a North Shore classic against a South Shore one.

  1. Fine French Food Arrives in the South End This Week: Bar Lyon showcases Lyonnaise cuisine.
  2. Downtown Crossing Scores an Arcade Bar This Fall: Versus, from Big Night Entertainment Group, will debut at 42 Province St.
  3. 20 Seafood Towers Worth the Splurge: Go all out with a huge feast of shellfish.
  4. The North and South Shores Face Off at Bow Market’s Newest Vendor: Hot Box serves North Shore-style roast beef sandwiches and South Shore-style bar pizza in Somerville.
  5. Fire Temporarily Shutters Somerville’s Classic Cream of Wheat Purveyor: But it’s reopening this weekend.
  6. Popular Hudson Ice Cream Shop Expands to Cambridge’s Central Square: New City Microcreamery’s new location is open with limited hours to start.
  7. Family-Style Italian Dining Takes Center Stage at Forthcoming North End Restaurant: Table by Jen Royle could open in early November.
  8. Back Bay’s Brasserie Jo Closes Next Month After 20 Years: The hotel restaurant will serve its last meal on October 7.
  9. Brookline Cafe Will Add a Seaport Location Full of Crepes and Cocktails: Paris Creperie has an expansion in the works.
  10. Italian Food Comes to the South End’s Culinary Incubator: Tony Susi will do what he does best as the next Wink & Nod resident.

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