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ARLINGTON — Pair your doughnuts with cocktails at the latest location of Boston-area chain Donut Villa, an all-day doughnut shop-slash-diner hybrid that landed in Arlington Center and immediately attracted long lines. 319 Broadway
BRIGHTON — Grab a baker’s dozen of buttermilk pancake and maple bacon cookies from the newest location of cookie chain Crumbl Cookies, now open in the Boston Landing development. 127 Guest Street
CAMBRIDGE — Inman Square mainstay Puritan & Company converted an adjacent room into Puritan Oyster Bar, a freewheeling oyster bar with glug jugs, caviar cones, and lobster toasts that come with a side cup of warm butter. 1166 Cambridge Street
CAMBRIDGE — A new coffee shop called Roust has moved into the former Harvard Square home of local cafe chain Darwin’s. Valentin Terteliu Hefco, who also owns JP coffee shop Tokava, is behind the venture, and Darwin’s alum Mike Spires is managing the new shop. 148 Mt. Auburn Street
CAMBRIDGE — Another coffee shop, this one called Faro Cafe, is now open in Harvard Square. 5 Arrow Street
CAMBRIDGE — Chinatown ramen and sushi spot WakuWaku Ramen & Sake has expanded to Harvard Square. 33 Brattle Street
DOWNTOWN BOSTON — Patrick Brewster and Lee Morgan, two alums of chef Barbara Lynch’s seminal cocktail bar Drink, have opened a teatime haven called Silver Dove Afternoon Tea. 24 Tremont Street
JAMAICA PLAIN — Find burritos stuffed with French fries, tacos showered in Fritos (or Doritos and/or Cheetos), and a host of vegan and vegetarian renditions of the aforementioned burritos and tacos at Across the Border, a new counter-service spot in Hyde Square. 378 Centre Street
NEWTON — Owner Shiu Chin Chang is the grandmother behind Grandma’s Kitchen, a new spot for comforting Taiwanese fare in Newtonville. 823 Washington Street
REVERE — Head to beachfront newcomer Seas the Day, which opened in mid-February, for a seafood-laden Vietnamese feast. 320 Revere Beach Boulevard