December 18, 2017

NESN’s Dining Playbooks’ “Dining Playbook: Piattini”

This Back Bay wine bar recently went under some unforeseen renovations when a fire ruined most of their restaurant. Newly re-opened and offering Boston customers small plates and wine to match.

December 18, 2017

Bisnow’s “How to Design with Profit and Romance in Mind”

While some attempt to aim Cupid’s arrow by sensually pairing entrees with live music, others are zeroed in on inviting materials. Restaurant owners look to surround their dishes with a romantic aura this time of year, and hiring the right team of designers is key to executing the perfect aesthetic shot.

December 18, 2017

WBZ’s Connoisseur Corner: Matt’s Meal’s “The Return of Piattini”

With the re-emergence of Downtown Crossing, the exponential growth of Kendall Square and the Wild West expansion of the Seaport, Boston’s food scene continues to get more crowded. Fortunately, an old friend coming back into the picture.

December 18, 2017

Eater’s “These Restaurants Opened Around Boston in 2017”

Want to check out all the newest Boston-area restaurants? This map chronicles everything that opened (or reopened) in and around Boston between December 21, 2016 and March 19, 2017.

December 18, 2017

Boston Globe’s “Spoke and Emma’s Pizza close, and other restaurant news from around town”

Two very sad adieus close out 2016. Davis Square’s swoony little wine bar Spoke (89 Holland St. at Simpson Avenue) shuttered on Dec. 22. Owner Felisha “Flea” Foster announced plans to close several months ago, writing on Facebook that she’d been dealing with very serious health issues.

December 18, 2017

Newbury Street League’s “Piattini Reopens Today with New Look and Modern Feel”

The popular Newbury Street restaurant offers diners an authentic Italian experience in the heart of the Back Bay BOSTON, MA – After having to temporarily close its doors in October after an electrical fire in the building affected the restaurant space, Piattini has officially reopened to the public with a completely renovated look and feel.

December 18, 2017

Boston Restaurant Talk’s “Piattini in Boston’s Back Bay Reopens After Fire”:

A Back Bay dining and drinking spot is open once again, more than two months after being forced to close due to a fire. An email sent today indicates that Piattini has reopened on Newbury Street and as hinted at earlier, it has a new look and feel along with a menu with both new and "tried and true" items and an expanded craft cocktail program.

December 18, 2017

Boston Magazine’s “Piattini Reopens After Fire Damage”

A refreshed Piattini Wine Cafe reopens today after a fire shuttered the 15-year-old Newbury Street restaurant in October. The two-month renovation gave the 80-seat spot a cleaner, more modern look, says owner Josephine Oliviero Megwa.

December 18, 2017

Eater’s “Piattini Reopens After Repairing Damage from Fire; Update”

An Italian restaurant in Back Bay that was forced to close in October after suffering damage from a fire in the building is finally ready to reopen. Piattini will reopen later this month at 226 Newbury St., unveiling plenty of updates, including a renovated interior, a refreshed menu, and a larger selection of beverages.