Openings: Mother Juice opened its flagship location this week (291 Newbury St. at Gloucester Street). It’s the juicery’s roomiest outpost, with 1,000 square feet, plus indoor and al fresco seating for 20-plus. As such, there’s an expanded menu: cold-pressed juices, locally made kombucha and cold-brew coffee, breakfast toasts, puddings, grain bowls, and salad.
Mainely Burgers has opened in Central Square (704 Massachusetts Ave. at Pleasant Street), replacing Four Burgers. Owners Jack and Max Barber operate three meaty Maine trucks; this is their first standalone restaurant. Enjoy native treats like the Maineah, topped with maple mayonnaise and cheddar, or brown-sugar-coated Brussels sprouts. It’s open daily at 11 a.m.
Coming Soon: Jody Adams, Eric Papachristos, and Jonathan Mendez will open a second location of their Saloniki Greek sandwich shop, called Saloniki Cambridge, slated to debut in November at the base of Central Square’s Novartis building (181 Massachusetts Ave. at Albany Street). Enjoy the pitas and customizable salads and bowls you’ve grown to love at the Fenway location, plus a mobile ordering system for speedy lunching. The original Saloniki opened on Kilmarnock Street in March; Adams, Papachristos, and Sean Griffing also run Porto, a Mediterranean restaurant in the Back Bay.
New York-based sandwich shop Num Pang will open its first Boston outpost at the Prudential Center this fall (800 Boylston St. at Ring Road). Num Pang is known for Cambodian baguette sandwiches filled with things like coconut shrimp, hoisin meatballs, and peppercorn catfish, lined with chile mayonnaise, cucumbers, and pickled vegetables. Co-owners Ben Daitz and Ratha Chaupoly worked at high-profile spots like New York’s Tabla and Blue Water Grill before launching their first restaurant in 2009.
Reopenings: Cambridge’s busy Kimchi Kitchen (847 Cambridge St. at Hunting Street) is back in action after having closed in June for repairs. The Korean restaurant is known for its kimchi (naturally), bulgogi, and pan-fried dumplings.