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Soak Up Historical Boston With a Lobster Roll in Hand

Plus, a new brewery opened in Roxbury this week — and other top stories from the week

Yankee Lobster lobster rolls
Yankee Lobster lobster rolls
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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 guide to eating your way through (part of) Boston in a food-filled 24 hours to news of the closure of a meatball-themed restaurant.

  1. How to Eat Your Way Through Boston in 24 Hours: This walkable itinerary — the first in a series — stays near South Station and includes a taste of lobster rolls, cannoli, history, and more.
  2. Flour Bakery & Cafe Is Suing Its Fort Point Landlord: New Tower Trust Co. allegedly leased space in building to a competing eatery.
  3. Certified Meatball Company Is Certified Closed: The group behind the meatball-themed South Boston restaurant will open something new in the space.
  4. Kendall Square Is Becoming Quite the Fried Chicken Spot: Chris Parsons plans to open Lily P’s in 2019.
  5. Pizza and Pasta Spots to Fill Century-Old Fish Market’s Void in the South End: And the space left by the decades-old pizzeria next door, too.
  6. At Long Last, Backlash Beer Co. Unveils Its Taproom This Week: This is just the first stage of the taproom’s opening process, but you can get beer and bring food there.
  7. Life Alive Will Bring Its Vegetable-Packed Grain Bowls to Back Bay Next: Panera and Au Bon Pain founder Ron Shaich is driving Life Alive’s next era of expansion.
  8. South Boston Loses Its Australian Meat Pies: The temporarily closed original KO Pies location will not reopen after all, but it remains open in East Boston.
  9. Back Bay Loses a Burger Restaurant: 5 Napkin Burger has closed its only location in the city.
  10. Cleveland Circle Overflows With Sushi and Dumplings: Feng Shui has opened its newest location in Brighton.

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