Yasbo Juice Bar & Cafe Serving Up Delicious Sandwiches, Pressed Juices, Tacos and More

A new healthy fast casual food spot is now open along Centre Street offering freshly pressed juices, quinoa bowls, salmon plates, salads, and more. In November, Yasbo Juice Bar & Cafe transitioned from a convenience store, J.C. Fruit Shop & More, to its current health-focused form, said owner Jay Collado to Jamaica Plain News. "We noticed that what was needed was a healthy spot food-wise. So we made the change," said Collado. "We now have a 100 percent healthy menu.


Full-Service Chilacates Restaurant Replacing Burger Spot

A third Chilacates restaurant is coming to Jamaica Plain. But the new one is going to be a little different. It will have a full-service restaurant, an expanded menu, and libations. Owner Socrates Abreu told Boston Magazine that he is remaking The Joint burger spot, and changing it to Chilacates Cantina. Abreu opened The Joint (605 Centre St.) last year after taking over for Grassfed.


Magic, Acrobats, and More: 24th Annual Taste of Jamaica Plain on Nov. 14

More than 20 local restaurants and vendors are participating in the 24th Annual Taste of Jamaica Plain on Thursday. Plus, there will be a magician, juggler, acrobat, and more! Along with a variety of delicious food and beverages, there will be an auction with lots of great items, musical entertainment and lots of family fun, including Dozer and the Homewreckers, Jenny the Juggler, magician Sir Cedric Purcell, Bella Curva acrobat, and Spontaneous Celebrations stilt walkers. You can bid now on auction items at biddingforgood.com (search ESAC). Tickets include parking and entrance to the event.


JP Restaurant Week Returns to Support Immigration Justice Starting Nov. 10

Six of JP’s favorite restaurants and local activist group Boston For All are coming together again for an exciting week of fundraising for legal defense of immigrant children starting Nov. 10. From Nov. 10 through 15, through participating in ‘Dining For a Difference 4’ – the fourth such collaboration – customers
of the restaurants will be directly supporting the work of Kids in Need of Defense (KIND). KIND’s work to provide legal support for immigrant children in the legal system informs the stated mission of all involved to support immigration justice.


Doyle’s Memorabilia Being Auctioned Off Wednesday Morning

It's finally come to this -- Doyle's closed in October and now all of the great historical memorabilia that decorates the old pub will be auctioned on Wednesday morning. The good news? Well, you can own a piece of history of Doyle's. The auction is taking place on the premises at Doyle's (3484 Washington St.) on Wednesday, Nov. 6, starting at 11 am -- and it seems like everything must go!