We know Wilmington residents don’t only stay in town when they want a night out and a break from cooking.
Restaurant coming and goings, new businesses and the best dishes and recipes are among the items that have appeared on Patch sites around the region over the past month.
Below is a look at the restaurant and food stories covered in the past month.
Joe Fish Opens North Reading Location
The Joe Fish restaurant opened on Main Street in North Reading on Monday, Dec. 10, according to the building department and an employee from Joe Fish in North Andover. The restaurant will be located in the old Piccadilly Pub.
New Restaurant to Open in Pizzeria Villafranca Location
A new restaurant will soon be opened in the old Pizzeria Villafranca location at 5 Center Street. The new restaurant will be Gigi's Roast Beef and Pizza and according to the owner it should be set and ready to open by late next week. Currently the place is undergoing some renovations and cleaning before the grand opening.
Owner Bedros Kaya, of Waltham, said the pizza shop will be a family run business with a focus on customer service. This will be Kaya's third restaurant. Kaya said the menu will keep the popular food Villafranca offered combined with a host of new options.
Redstone Liquors to Sell Rare Beer
Redstone Liquors began selling one of the highest rated and rarest beers in the world in December, according to the company's website. Redstone Liquors is one of four locations in Massachusetts selling Belgian-brewed Westvleteren XII, according to the site. The beers won't be sold anytime before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 and will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis, the site notes.
Harrows is Bringing Chicken Pies to Dedham
Harrows Chicken Pies has been serving the residents of Reading since 1935. Now Dedham will get the chance to taste the pies that have kept the family business thriving. The owners are hoping to open their doors by the first week of January at 810 Providence Highway, in the plaza where the Bed Bath & Beyond is located. All of the pies for the Dedham store will be made in Reading.