Jon Coyne; Kevin Harron; Steve Miller and The Second Generation of the Wong Family, Andy, Bob, Linda, Lisa, Donald, and Stanley The Massachusetts Restaurant Association (MRA) is proud to announce four 2016 honorees that will be inducted into its legendary Massachusetts Restaurant Association Hall of Fame. Made up of experienced and exceedingly deserving food and…

  Acquiring a liquor license is a team effort—and both you and your legal representative need to be up to the task. For most restaurants and bars, liquor licences can make or break your bottom line. BevSpot recently had the chance to sit down with Karen Simao, a partner at McDermott, Quilty & Miller, LLP…

  A lack of understanding in acquiring a liquor license can lead to costly mistakes. Here are some common blunders to avoid. For most restaurants and bars, liquor licences can make or break your bottom line. BevSpot recently had the chance to sit down with Karen Simao, a partner at McDermott, Quilty & Miller, LLP…

  Getting a liquor license for your bar or restaurant can be the headache of all headaches. Knowledge can make it an easier pill to swallow. For most restaurants and bars, liquor licences can make or break your bottom line. BevSpot recently had the chance to sit down with Karen Simao, a partner at McDermott,…

  Hilton Garden Inn was recently granted a beer and wine license by the selectmen. FOXBOROUGH, MA – If you’ve been near Patriot Place over the last few months, chances are you’ve noticed the new structure being built where Old Navy and Red Robin once stood. Tuesday night, the selectmen approved a beer and wine…

How craft breweries and consumers stand to win – and lose – from the growing and unregulated practice. Part of the mystique around some of the best craft beer on the market today involves availability. Or, more specifically, the calculated lack thereof. If something is really good – that super-hazy double IPA everyone is talking…

Chef Jamie Bissonnette breaks down a pig. (Photo: Breville USA) Two restaurants from big names are headed toward spring openings, including Jamie Bissonnette’s Little Donkey, coming as part of the Mass+Main construction on the outskirts of Central Square. Bissonnette, who was granted the transfer of a liquor license Tuesday by the License Commission, said it…

The owner of Red Face Jack’s Pub has hired a Boston lawyer who is an expert in the state’s liquor license law to represent him in an appeal of a suspension his restaurant served last summer. The appeal of a two-day license suspension with five days held in abeyance for overserving alcohol is scheduled for…

In dominating the city’s liquor license scene, the law firm of McDermott, Quilty & Miller has lots to celebrate. The rest of us? Not so much. On a Wednesday morning in September, attorney Dennis Quilty stepped before the three members of the Boston Licensing Board on behalf of Noche, a Latin-themed restaurant planned for the…

What could be obtained for free from the city of Boston several years ago and sold today for as much as $250,000? An all-alcohol pouring license in the Back Bay. That’s the high-water mark for licenses purchased by McCarthy’s Bar and Grill, Vinny Testa’s and Planet Hollywood (which has since dumped a Boston location), according…

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