Restoration Hardware Wants a Back Bay Restaurant, and So Does L’Espalier’s Alex Crabb

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Back Bay: Asta, helmed by L’Espalier alum Alex Crabb, will serve tasting menus in three, five and eight-course increments beginning this fall. [EB]

Back Bay: Restoration Hardware is opening their first … restaurant? With super-nice furniture, we’re sure. [Herald]

Charlestown: At long last, Todd English’s Olives has reopened…[Earlier]

Faneuil Hall: …and his Kingfish Hall is closed. Indefinitely. [Earlier]

Davis Square: The geniuses behind Johnny D’s will open a green bakery just down the street, at the former Square Nail Studio. Let’s hope they clean thoroughly before moving day. [Patch]

Union Square: Casa B will serve a late-night menu beginning this weekend. [Earlier]

Chestnut Hill: Shake Shack, New York’s beloved burger den, is coming to town next year. [Earlier]

Hingham: Celebrity brother and chef Paul Wahlberg will open a pizza parlor, Gradi, near his Wahlburgers. [Earlier via Boston]

Kendall Square: West Bridge is set to open next week, complete with drinks from Eastern Standard alum Josh Taylor. [Earlier]

Beacon Hill: Villa Mexico’s petition to move from its gas-station digs to nearby Grove Street was denied. [Earlier]

Seaport: Rosa Mexicano is now open with ex-La Verdad chef Darren Carbone in the kitchen. [Earlier]

Restoration Hardware Wants a Back Bay Restaurant, and So Does L’Espalier’s Alex