EAT BEAT MARCH 2023
It’s that time. Worcester Restaurant Week is underway. Over 40 restaurants in the area are offering a special 3-course menu for $28.23 . Check out the restaurants on Wotcesterrestweek.com or on Face Book. Sponsors include Greater Good Brewery, Pepsi & Discover Central Mass. Media Partners include Pulse Magazine, Radio Worcester, WXLO, Nash & WRW runs through March 11th.
Nearby. La Belena Ristorante recently opened in Lunnenburg, which is just a short ride up I 190. The owner is Joshua Champagne. He is the brother*of Niche Hospitality’s Steve Champagne. Good food runs in the family.
Its not the University .The iconic Oxford Casual Dining formerly owned by Paul Daddah, which is Haddad spelled backwards was recently purchased by the Velius Family. The husband was the former chef at the manor, before it was sold.
Wake up and smell the coffee. Brilla Coffee Roasters located in Northboro has opened its long-awaited new location on Main Street in Holden.
More smelling coffee Acoustic Java announced recently announced that it sols its original shop located at 932 Main St. to Zaida Melendez. The new shop, Belen’s Casa de Pan, will continue to carry Acoustic Java’s coffee and teas, but will offer Salvadoran baked goods, including quesadillas and semitas.
He looks a lot older than 20. Piccolo’s Restaurant on Worcester’s Shrewsbury Street Recently celebrated its 20th year in business. The Italian restaurant featured meals for $20 as a reward to loyal customers. The restaurant is owned by John Piccolo.
A different Willys. Willy’s Latin Cuisine recently opened at 226 Chandler Street in Worccester.. Th restaurant is owned by William Argumedo and features food from his native el Salvador.
In more downtown news. Pleasant Streets Noamesco has added a full kitchen and will be serving West and East African food.
What will North Brookfield do ? Statz Restaurant & Lounge on
Main St in North Brookfield has closed. It billed itself as the best bar in town. Maybe the only one?
Fork it over. This annual Girl scout cookie competition will be held May 10th at Worcester’s Polar Park. Chefs compete for the best meal using cookies as their main ingredient.
Isn’t it romantic. Bocado Tapas and wine bar on Worcester’s Winter Street, was recently named thew most romantic restaurant in Massachusetts by Yelp. They must put something in the Paella.
As we reported earlier. Park Ave’s Sake Bomb closed its doors the day after Valentine’s Day. We hear that gift cards will be honored at their other restaurants-Wan Wang and Kenichi. We also hear that the space will be taken over by a restaurant that features Spanish food.
This is just wild. Marlboro’s Wildwood Steakhouse which opened in 1924 is turning off the stoves. Owner Gerry Seymour is hanging up his apron. This place has been a mainstayon the Martlboro dinning cene for 99 years.
In some good news. 1885 will be opening soon on Worcester’s Green Street directly opposite the Plunkett Plaza entrance to Polar Park. They are taking over oneof the former storefront of Westerman Restaurant supply. 1885 you ask? That’s the year the building was built.
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