• Toscanini's Ice Cream to Open Second Location in East Cambridge; Central Square Shop to Temporarily Close

    4 days ago - By Boston Restaurant

    By Marc Hurwitz
    An award-winning ice cream shop that was established nearly 40 years ago is temporarily closing, but when it reopens there will be not one, but two locations.
    Boston Magazine is reporting that Toscanini's in Cambridge's Central Square is shutting down later this month as its building on Main Street is being turned into a boutique hotel, and the owners will open a new location at First and Rogers streets in East Cambridge around the time that its original shop closes. The article says that all production will be moving to the new space and that it will be a permanent shop...
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  • Cardullo's in Cambridge's Harvard Square Planning to Expand to Boston's Seaport District

    4 days ago - By Boston Restaurant

    By Marc Hurwitz
    It looks like an iconic grocery store in Cambridge may be joined by a second shop on the Boston waterfront.
    The Boston Herald is reporting that Cardullo's in Harvard Square is planning to open in the Seaport District, with a licensing board page mentioning that the Brattle Street shop is eyeing a space in an office tower on Seaport Boulevard that is also home to such spots as Aceituna Grill, by Chloe, Tikkaway Grill, and Yoki Express. Few details are known about the proposed store in the Seaport District other than the fact that it plans to sell alcohol, so keep checking...
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