Neighborhood Watch

Patricia Yeo Gets Funny; Todd English Returns

Central Square: No, this isn’t a joke: Nick’s Comedy Stop will open a second location inside Patricia Yeo’s new Moksa. [BRT]

Newmarket Square: Boston Speed Dog will now be known as Boston Super Dog, if you please. [Earlier]

Davis Square: Local 149 founder Jason Owens will open a Southern-influenced restaurant, to open in June. [Earlier]

South End: The Kitchen (which was previously rumored to be called Smithfield Kitchen, leading to all sorts of Paula Deen jokes, of course) will take over the Pops space in early June. The menu will be “historically focused,” with old New England faves like Indian Pudding and stuff made from hardtack. [Chowder]

South End: There’s speculation that Yakitori Zai will open at the end of next week. [EB]

Seaport: Rosa Mexicano will open on Tuesday with a 130-seat patio. [Earlier]

Seaport: Anthony’s Pier 4 will shrink and turn into a hotel restaurant. It’s a magic trick! [Earlier]

Brookline: Otto pizzeria plans to open on May 15 in the old Friendly’s space. [EB, Earlier]

Greenway: The Grain Exchange, from the team behind Clery’s and the Black Rose, will open in June complete with charcuterie and shellfish on two floors. [Herald]

Charlestown: Todd English’s Olives has reopened at last. [Herald, Earlier]

Patricia Yeo Gets Funny; Todd English Returns