Puritan & Co. Opens; the Kowloon Turns 62


Inman Square: Will Gilson opens his "urban farmhouse" Puritan & Co. this evening, bowing to New England classics like bone marrow gratin on duck fat brioche. Gulp. [Earlier]

South End: Roman trattoria Cinquecento officially opens tonight. [Earlier]

South End: And a few blocks away, Brian Poe's Southern spot, Estelle's, opens tomorrow. [Earlier]

South End: Puerto Rican restaurant Mana Escondido's opening has been delayed; they're aiming for December 8. [EB, Earlier]

South End: Coda launches Coda in Your Kitchen on Sunday, offering $30 full-on Sunday night feasts for your at-home enjoyment. [Coda]

Seaport: Mario Batali is taking his Otto empire north. [Earlier]

Porter Square: Italian restaurant Giulia will open next week. [Earlier]

Downtown: Looking for a gift for that hard-to-shop-for relative? Locke-Ober's furniture is going up for auction on December 7. [BH]

Haymarket: Cuppacoffee, bringing Aussie meat pies and espresso to Merrimac St., will open soon. [CH via EB]

Lexington: Nightlife impresario Brian Lesser's Vine Brook Tavern has opened in Lexington Center. [Earlier]

Saugus: The Kowloon has turned 62, proving that pu-pu platters and enormous neon scorpion bowls never go out of style. [Twitter/Kowloon]