Weekday lunch comes to Boston’s Gallows

BOSTON – Gallows, the South End’s award winning neighborhood spot, introduces weekday lunch from noon to 5 p.m. at the 1395 Washington St. site. The menu includes its Scotch Egg and an array of award winning burgers. Check it out at

Three new flavors coming from Yoplait

Girl Scout Cookie season will bring three new flavors to the Yoplait yogurt lineup, the company announces. They’ll include Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Chocolate (also known as Tagalongs or Peanut Butter Patties depending on the area), and Caramel Coconuts (Samoas or Carmel deLites. The Caramel Coconut flavor is the brand’s original style of yogurt while the Thin Mints and Peanut Butter Chocolate varieties are new to Yoplait’s new Yogurt Whips! Product line made with live, active cultures and no high fructose corn syrup. They are said to be free of artificial ingredients and contain around 140 calories and are described as “light and fluffy.” The program, the Girls Scouts declare, “will remind everyone of the power of Girl Scout Cookies.”

Cape Classics adds Petite Siréne to portfolio

NEW YORK – Earlier this Fall, Cape Classics added Petitie Siréne to its portfolio via a partnership with the Third Growth Bordeaux estate Chateau Giscors in Margaux. This is the second Bordeaux winery joining the company this year in a collaboration that adds two wines to the market: Petite Siréne Bordeaux Sauvignon-Sémilillon 2016 and Petite Siréne Bordeaux Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot 2015. Both are priced at less than $10 suggested retail. “We wanted to approach Bordeaux in the exact same way we did the Loire and Burgundy—find stories that need to be told and wine that over-delivers for the price,” explains Robert Bradshaw, president and COO of Cape Classics. “With Petite Sirène by Château Giscours we found both.” This year has been Cape Classics’ 25th anniversary, bringing its initial foray into Bordeaux, its first teaching training session from work by its Indaba Education Fund and a nomination for Wine Enthusiast magazine’s “Importer of the Year.”


Salem, MA Victoria’s Station closes

SALEM, MA – The Victoria’s Station on Pickering Wharf

closed suddenly in December. It was part of a chain that once operated in 100 locations including three others in MA. A sign on the door said it had been vacated by court order, according to a published report.


McCormick & Schmick faces harassment claims

BOSTON – The Boston Business Journal reports claims from four former workers at this city’s McCormick & Schmick, charging sexual harassment at the city’s Faneuil Hall restaurant. The chain is said to have taken disciplinary action against those accused but denies the alleged conduct as such, a copy of the lawsuit is said to show. The women are said to be suing the company and seeking damages.


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