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Moksa Opens Monday; Fenway Chef to Star on Bravo

And now the weekly word from our trencherman cousin, Eater Boston, on the restaurant and nightlife goings-on about the Hub.


CAMBRIDGE—After much hype and slight delays, Patricia Yeo's new Central Square restaurant-bar-nightclub Moksa has announced a Monday opening. It's the biggest restaurant and nightlife news for this part of town in ages and may prove to be the hottest opening of all 2012.
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SOMERVILLEOn March 19 Davis Square will become home to The Painted Burro, a new pan-Mexican restaurant with South American flourishes, reclaimed timber beams and 100 varieties of tequila. We've got a sneak peak of the menu, which promises to inject new life into Davis' dining options.
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FENWAY—Boston's latest addition to the world of food television is Steve "Nookie" Postal, the executive chef at Fenway Park, who will be starring as a contestant on Bravo's new show Around the World in 80 Plates. The show premieres on May 9.
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CAMBRIDGE—For the latest installment of The Gatekeepers, our interview series with the people who stand between you and the hardest-won reservations in town, we spoke with Craigie on Main general manager Carl York. After a stint in New York, he's surprised at how trusting local patrons can be.