1) Osteria Posto, an upscale Italian steakhouse in Waltham, is now open 7 days a week for dinner, from 5pm-8pm each night, with Patio and Indoor Dining available. I'm excited as this is one of my favorite local restaurants. They are also selling eleven different To Go Cocktails, such as the Golden Age (Old Overholt Rye, Cynar, Orange Bitters, Smoked Ice), Blood, Sweat & Tequila (House Infused Cara Cara Tequila, Cardamon, Contratto, Lemon, Agave), Gin Gin Mule (Ginger Infused Gin, Lime, Ginger Syrup, Mint), and De La Famiglia (Buffalo Trace Rosebud Single Barrel Bourbon, Punt e Mes, Benedictine, Cherry Heering).
2) Island Creek Oyster Bar, in Burlington, has now reopened; for indoor and outdoor dining, and I've been eagerly awaiting this reopening. And I'll be dining there this weekend. Their hours will be Wednesday & Thursday 4pm-9pm, Friday & Saturday 4pm-10pm, and Sunday 12pm-8pm (Brunch and Dinner). Every day, they will offer a special $1 oyster, until they are sold out. You can also make orders to to, which includes wine and beer. Hopefully in the near future, they will reopen for Lunch as well.
3) The Painted Burro, Burro Bar Brookline & Burro Bar South End are running Taco specials throughout August, and not just for Taco Tuesdays. Each Taco is only $5 and the selection at each location may vary. These tacos are available for dine-in, take-out and delivery.
At The Painted Burro, youll find: Buffalo Cauliflower Taco, Chicken Tinga Taco, Short Rib Double Stack Taco, Swordfish Al Pastor Taco, Crispy “Baja Style” Fish Taco, Grilled Zucchini Taco, Pork Carnitas Taco, and Gulf Shrimp Taco. At the Burro Bar Brookline &
, you'll find Buffalo Cauliflower Taco, Crispy Chicken Tender Taco, Short Rib Double Stack Taco, Swordfish Al Pastor Taco, Crispy “Baja Style” Fish Taco, Grilled Zucchini Taco, Pork Carnitas Taco, and Gulf Shrimp Taco.
You can accompany your Tacos with their newly added Margarita Pitchers, available in your flavors like De La Casa, Cucumber and El Diablo. Margaritas are also available To-Go.
4) Sumiao Hunan Kitchen, in Cambridge, is participating in Dine In Boston, from August 16-21 and 23-28. Sumiao will be participating with a four-course tasting menu (appetizer, soup, entree & dessert) where you’ll be able to try a variety of our Hunan cuisine at a special price. They are offered Lunch for $25 and Dinner for $38. Check out their Lunch Menu and Dinner Menu. The Sizzling Lamb entree on the Dinner Menu sounds delicious.