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Burger Monstrosity Descends on a Sleepy Sports Bar in Jamaica Plain

Plus, Eventide and Taqueria el Barrio partner up for a night of birria, aquachile, and smoked pollock chiles rellenos — and more intel

A burger sits on a white plate, its top bun leaning up against it. It’s topped with a stack of five thick onion rings that are drenched in barbecue sauce.
The Killer Bee burger, stacked with onion rings drenched in barbecue sauce, from Boston Burger Company.
Boston Burger Company

Costello’s Tavern, a weathered old sports bar located along Centre Street in JP, is shaking things up in the kitchen. The Jamaica Plain News reports that Boston Burger Company — the over-the-top burger and milkshake chain that was once endorsed by Guy Fieri — is taking over the food menu at the bar, while Costello’s will remain in charge of the drinks. It’s unclear whether this partnership is temporary or permanent, but it kicked off on Wednesday, December 14, according to a post on BBC’s Facebook page. Eater has reached out for more information.

Grab birria and aguachile at Eventide Fenway, courtesy of Taqueria el Barrio

Eventide Fenway is handing over the kitchen to its neighbor down the street at Time Out Market, Taqueria el Barrio, for a night of birria, aguachile, and smoked pollock chiles rellenos. The event runs from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, December 16. Eventide also invited Taqueria el Barrio to create a bun of the month for December; this one features cochinita pibil and pickled onions and will be on the menu through the end of the month.

The South End is getting a new French spot

The team behind Petit Robert Bistro, also in the South End, is behind the new restaurant, according to BosGuy. The forthcoming spot will focus on southern French fare and is slated to open sometime next year.

A Brooklyn-based bakery slides into the Seaport

Mia’s Bakery, a Brooklyn bakeshop with cakes, pies, and other sweets, is expanding to the Seaport, Boston Restaurant Talk reports. It’ll be the shop’s first Boston location.

Boston Burger Company (Davis Square)

37 Davis Sq., Somerville, MA 02144 617 440 7361

Costello's Tavern

723 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 (617) 522-9263 Visit Website

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