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Abby Lane Opens Monday; 10 Upper Crusts Close

Here comes our trencherman cousin, Eater Boston, with the week's foodie news.

THEATER DISTRICTCheck out the handsome new Abby Lane, opening Monday across from the Wang with Blue Inc. chef and former Hell's Kitchen contestant Jason Santos at the helm. Two levels, 200 seats, and personal pizzas await.
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HUB-WIDE—All of a sudden - well, after months of impending disaster - The Upper Crust shuttered ten locations, perhaps for good. All of the closed locations are corporate, but others remain open. And boy did they screw their franchisees via Groupon.
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SOUTH END—Owner Brian Poe and chef Eric Gburski give Eater readers some juicy tidbits about their upcoming bar and restaurant Estelle's. And then they give even more juicy tidbits! Better get a napkin.
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SEAPORT DISTRICT—Here, take a hardhat tour of what will soon be the Harpoon Brewery's new 250-seat beer hall. Expect waterfront views, free flowing suds and in-house soft pretzels.