Heartwarming restaurant rebirth and 10 other food news snack items.

A few months after Oldtown Salinas institution Yangste Taste of Thai (754-2223) closed when Chef Freddy Ramirez suffered a major health scare and left loved ones and loyal customers reeling—increasingly so after preliminary reopen dates passed—returns to life Friday, April 28. After more than three months dark, the reopening is an awesome update for lovers […]

Over 150 Restaurant Leaders Attend Fishbowl User Conference

Fishbowl, the Intelligent Marketing Automation and Analytics Platform provider, just wrapped up its Second Annual User Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference brought together more than 150 leading restaurant and industry experts to discuss the importance of leveraging data and the latest technologies to intelligently engage guests, drive business results and gain a competitive advantage. […]

Self-Portrait opens, Boston Calling eats well, and other food news

Openings: Chef Tim Wiechmann has opened Self-Portrait (377 Walden St. at Concord Avenue), replacing his old restaurant, T.W. Food. The 22-seat bistro serves whole duck for two, foie gras and pig jowl rillettes, charcuterie soup, and sockeye salmon quenelles, among other delicacies from various parts of France. Attractions: The culinary lineup for the Boston Calling […]