Neighborhood Watch

Harvard Square Gets Orinoco; Fort Point Gets Caffeine

Harvard Square: Venezuelan chainlet Orinoco will open a third branch in the old Small Plates space on JFK Street, so now we can stop asking ourselves, “Who the heck eats at Small Plates, anyway?” [Crimson]

Fort Point: Berkshires-bred Barrington Coffee plans to debut this weekend, if not today. [Facebook, Eater]

Faneuil Hall: Now you can get sauced at Saus; the Belgian frite-ery will add beer, plus sandwiches, wraps, and even croquettes to the menu. [Chowder via BRT]

South End: Siena Farms’s brick-and-mortar shop, owned by Chris Kurth, hubby of Oleana’s Ana Sortun, has taken root on Waltham Street. [Siena Farms]

Kendall Square: Fuji is set to open on Monday. Expect potent potables, sushi, the usual. [Thrillist]

Beacon Hill: JP Licks will open a location at 150 Charles Street. [BRT]

Chestnut Hill: Shake Shack is not coming to the neighborhood. Sorry. [Earlier]

Central Square: Moksa should open in early January; additionally, Patricia Yeo will feature a “restaurant within a restaurant” concept: a “food bar” with limited seating and adventurous fare. [Earlier, BRT]

Harvard Square Gets Orinoco; Fort Point Gets Caffeine