Later Hours for Deep Ellum; Tiffani Faison Takes New York


Harvard Square: The Sinclair music venue-restaurant will open on November 14, with Michael Schlow overseeing the kitchen. [Phoenix]

Allston: Deep Ellum's 2 a.m. close for both their restaurant and patio has been approved, relieving legions of pizza-fatigued Allstonians. [UH, Earlier]

Downtown: Locke-Ober has closed, but it will be bought and restored by Jay Hajj of Mike's City Diner. [Earlier]

Cleveland Circle: The Real Deal deli will expand from West Rox into Cleveland Circle, heading into the former Presto space. The team also runs Sugar in Roslindale, whose brunch truly is the real deal. [Globe via EB]

Mystery Location: Element Collective, the team behind hugely successful places in Chicago and San Diego, plan to open in Boston once they find just the right chef. [Earlier]

Beacon Hill: Hatchet-wielding temperance maven Carrie Nation will get a namesake whiskey lounge courtesy the Scholars team, who are clearly scholars of 1900s America. [Earlier]

Fort Point: Mistral's Seth Greenberg will open a French restaurant in Fort Point. [Earlier]

Magoun Square: Daddy Jones, featuring retro-80s decor and Greek food, replaces Lil Vinny's next week. [UD]

New York: Sweet Cheeks' Tiffani Faison does a Top Chef restaurant pop-up called Top Chef Kitchen beginning on October 30 in TriBeCa. She'll cook a four-course meal alongside Eric Ripert prodigee Jen Carroll. [TCK]

Bay Village: Mike & Patty's will reopen in November, thankfully. [EB]

Jamaica Plain: Tonic's future remains uncertain, but seems to have fizzled. [EB]

Seaport: A "celebrity chef" will open a 6,000-square-foot restaurant in the neighborhood, but nobody knows who it is yet. [Globe]