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Food Glorious Food

A round up of North Shore restaurant and food news.

When you're looking for a night out and a break from cooking, you might want to know what's new not only where you live, but also in other North Shore communities.

Here's our round up of the area's latest food news:

Swampscott

That vacant space on Paradise Road where Blockbuster Video used to be? It'sslated to become a Qdoba Mexican Grill.

Also in Swampscott, there was a true sign of spring: Popo's Hot Dogs down by the beach has reopened!

 

Peabody

Kelley Square Pub is coming to town, and relatively soon if all goes according to plan. So says owner John Mastrangelo, who operates a successful pub by the same name in East Boston.

If you're in the market for a snazzy kitchen makeover, you might have a tough time getting an appointment with  Peabody's Matt and Manuel Silva. That's because they just won runner-up for a national kitchen redesign award.

Beverly

Restaurant Week is back in the Garden City for two weeks in April and early May.

Wenham

You can now get beer and wine at the Richdale convenience store. It's the only such license in town.

    Lynnfield

    . And yes, there are paper pirate hats for the kids.

    Marblehead

    Sweeney's Retreat is still closed, but the battle over its liquor license continued. The town has bowed to a state ruling to renew the denfunct spot's license so the restaurant's bankruptcy trustee can sell it.

    Salem

    Ever wonder how baristas make those artsy designs in your cappuccino? Well take a look at this video, as Jaho Coffee & Tea owner Anil Mezini shows us how it's done.

    North Andover

    After several decades in business, DeFusco & Son Italian Bakery has shut its doors.

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