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La Morra Team Remakes 88 Wharf; What’s Next for Namaskar?

Milton: Come springtime, La Morra’s Joshua and Jennifer Ziskin will overhaul the menu at Milton’s riverfront 88 Wharf, giving it an Italian twist, while Silvertone mixologist Josh Childs will upgrade the drinks menu. [Grub Street]

Davis Square: Rumors abound that strong, silent Indian restaurant Namaskar, after a few weeks of sketchy service and food, has closed. Hope not! [Live Journal]

Copley Place: Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chao will replace the Palm inside the Westin. All together now: Another steakhouse! [AH]

Coolidge Corner: Hops & Scotch, featuring bourbon and American food, and Otto’s Pizza, featuring pizza, will open this spring, replacing Finale and Friendly’s, respectively. [Earlier]

Theater District: Emerald Lounge will open within the new Revere hotel. The Revere was once the Radisson, and the Emerald was once the Quincy Claw the Theatre Cafe. [Globe]

Fenway: Sweet Caroline’s, the restaurant (not the Neil Diamond classic), opens on February 25. It soft opened back in September. [Grub Street]

Allston: Big City, the pool hall adjacent to Sunset Grill & Tap and Sunset Cantina in Allston, will become a “more defined Mexican concept” named Patron’s Mexican Kitchen & Watering Hole, featuring “rustic Mexican cooking” and build-your-own margs. [Chowder]

East Boston: Aussie meat-pie specialist KO Catering & Pies will open a larger restaurant in the old Scup’s space. [Eater]

Central Square: Moksa’s opening has been pushed back to March. [Earlier]

Belmont: Gen Sushi has opened next to the luscious Golden Garden, on the Cambridge line. [BRT]

La Morra Team Remakes 88 Wharf; What’s Next for Namaskar?