Ramen on the Rise; Hawthorne’s a Top-Ten Bar

Porter Square: The city’s ramen craze shows no signs of abating with the announcement that Yumewokatare will open in the old Zing! pizza space. [EB]

Kenmore Square: CNN has named The Hawthorne one of the ten best new bars in the country. Cheers, guys. [Eatocracy/CNN]

Magoun Square: Old Magoun’s Saloon will stage a beer garden beginning on September 15, lasting into October. [Official Site]

Winter Hill: Old-timey palace The Paddock has shuttered. [Earlier]

North End: Ducali will launch a temporary beer garden to celebrate St. Anthony’s Feast this weekend. [Earlier]

Davis Square: Make it a double: Boston Burger Co. is finally expanding! [EB]

TBD: Joanne Chang plans to open two more Flour bakeries. [Earlier]

Everywhere: It’s Restaurant Week again! [BRT]

Ramen on the Rise; Hawthorne’s a Top-Ten Bar