The first time you visit Chef Steve “Nookie” Postal’s new Kendall Square restaurant Commonwealth, you might think you’ve stumbled into an upscale foodie market. And you’d be right.
Tucked into a corner of District Hall, Gather manages to feel cozy despite its soaring ceilings and industrial decor. Boston Harbor, visible through a wall of windows, is the focal point during the day, while a massive cluster of hanging bare light bulbs draws the eye at night.
Let’s face it: The New England Dessert Showcase is about as close to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory as you’re ever going to get.
Towne Stove & Spirits has a fresh face to flaunt. The Boylston Street eatery, named one of Esquire’s Best New Restaurants in 2011, has a brand-new chef and menu.
Pat Moscaritolo has a list of places he can’t wait to visit during Boston Restaurant Week, but as president of the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, he has to remain unbiased.