As Nemo hurtles ever closer, we're getting word of closures and openings throughout the city. We'll do our best to keep this list updated throughout the day, unless we lose power and end up eating cold Chinese takeout in the dark. Stay warm and dry. And, of course, dine well, wherever you may be.
All Star Pizza and Sandwich Bar: Closed. "Warning forced our hand."
Ashmont Grill: Open and partying.
Anna's Taqueria: All locations will close at 2 p.m. except for MIT, which will keep normal hours. Update: MIT, not immune to snow, will now close too.
Area Four: Open until 2 p.m. on Friday. Tentatively reopening Saturday at noon.
Back Bay Social Club: Open.
All Barbara Lynch Gruppo restaurants: Open until 2:30 p.m.
Back Deck: Closed Friday.
Bistro 5: Open.
Biltmore: Closing at 3 p.m.
Bin 26: Closed.
Blue Inc: Closed.
Blue Room: Closed.
Central Bottle: Closing at 3 p.m.
City Landing: Open all weekend and serving "the Perfect Storm": a mix of Goslings Dark Rum, Crabbie’s Ginger Beer, Bitters and Lime.
Clio: Open at 5:30 p.m. with limited bar menu; Todd Maul will not be tending bar.
Craigie on Main: Open no matter what! Says Chef Tony Maws reminds us that he has a "BIG whiskey selection and LOADS of hearty, storm-ready food! And don't forget about our hot chocolate..."
Cutty's: Closing "soon"; will reopen Sunday.
Dante: Open and offering a very potent winter warmer cider special. Guests who purchase the cocktails on days when it's 32 degrees or below (like today!) will receive a complimentary sfizi at the bar.
Deep Ellum: Planning on staying open, "weather permitting."
Eastern Standard: Open.
5 Napkin: Open.
Gari Sushi: Open in Brookline and Needham.
Grill 23: Closed.
Grass Fed: Closing at 4 p.m.
Grafton Street: Closed Friday. Reopening Saturday for dinner.
Grotto: Open for lunch.
Hamersley's Bistro: Closed.
The Harp: Closing at 4 p.m.
Hawthorne: Open, thank God. Update: Closed!
Hungry Mother: Closed.
Il Casale: Closed.
Island Creek Oyster Bar: Open. Update: Now closed.
Kitchen: Open for lunch.
Lansdowne Pub: Open.
Lala Rokh: Closed.
La Morra: Closed.
Live Alive: Closed Friday.
Lower Depths: Open.
Lucia Boston: Closed.
Lumiere: Closed Friday.
Marliave: Open for lunch.
Max Brenner: Bring in your receptacle of choice and they'll fill it with Italian hot chocolate for $5.95. Booze not included.
Mandarin Oriental: Hosting a pop-up hot toddy and tea bar from from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Mistral: Closed on Friday.
Painted Burro: Opening at 3 p.m. today and going until "whenever."
PARK: Closed Friday. Reopening Saturday for dinner.
Poe's Tip Tap Room: Open.
Puritan & Co.: Open. Update: Now closed.
Prezza:They're not yet sure; call them to check.
Radius: Closed for lunch and dinner.
Rattlesnake: Open and pouring Dogfish.
Russell House Tavern: Closed Friday. Reopening Saturday for dinner.
SDLT Natick: Closed for dinner tonight and brunch tomorrow; reopening for Saturday dinner.
South Street Diner: Closing at 3:30.
Strip T's: Closed for dinner.
Tasty Burger: Closing at 5 p.m.
Temple Bar: Closed Friday. Reopening Saturday for dinner.
Trident: Closing at 3 p.m.
Toro: Also open, and has a "great fireplace," Chef Ken Oringer tweets to us, plus "kick ass music."
Tryst: Open for dinner.
Turner Fisheries: Open.
Ula Cafe: Open and "going strong."
Uni: Closed for ramen on Friday.
Upper Crust: Open as long as it's "safe."
West Bridge: "Open all day, and all night."
Whole Foods: Closing at 3 p.m.