Quite a few restaurants opened in Boston in 2019 — here’s the list from the last several months alone — probably too many to try in one year. This map aims to help you shrink your to-try list by highlighting the single most notable opening in each neighborhood of Boston. Some are truly the best of the best citywide; some are quirky neighborhood spots; some are, well, literally the only 2019 opening in their neighborhood; four are Jamaican; five are Italian; all are worth checking out as we head into 2020, which will surely be full of an even more overwhelming number of new restaurants.
First, a note on geography: We’re using the phrase “every Boston neighborhood” a bit loosely. We started with Boston’s official list of 23 neighborhoods but made a couple of changes, such as including Mid-Dorchester under the general Dorchester umbrella and separating the Seaport District from South Boston since we often cover it as its own area.Read More