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HARVARD SQUARE—One of Bostons' biggest-name chefs has announced his next project. The six-restaurant strong Michael Schlow (Radius, Via Matta, Tico, Happy Bar + Kitchen) has been tapped to run the restaurant component of the upcoming Harvard Square music venue called The Sinclair. The 140-seat restaurant is shooting for this fall.
HUB-WIDE—It's that time again: the Eater Boston Heatmap has been updated to reflect all of the most blazingly hot recent restaurant openings/reopenings around town. New to this update: Hops N Scotch in Coolidge Corner, Taiwan Cafe and Sh?j? in Chinatown and Oak Long Bar + Kitchen at the Fairmont Copley hotel in Back Bay.
CAMBRIDGE—On Monday Kendall Square gets a brand-new venue with the opening of Belly Wine Bar. Belly comes from the folks who brought you the nearby wine and cheese shop Central Bottle and the very nearby The Blue Room. Belly is just one of many thrilling fall openings to come.
KENMORE SQUARE—BU students rejoice: there's a new location of Portland, Maine's OTTO Pizza now open on Comm Ave in what was formerly an Upper Crust. Haven't been in yet? Take a virtual stroll through these photos of the inside.