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Former Batali Restaurant Babbo to Close in Boston’s Seaport District

A four-year-old Italian restaurant formerly under the direction of celebrity chef Mario Batali will close: Babbo Pizzeria e Enoteca (11 Fan Pier Blvd., Seaport District, Boston) is slated for permanent closure on or before September 15, 2019, resulting in 62 staff layoffs. Open since April 2015 , Babbo is a more casual counterpart to New York City’s fine-dining establishment by a similar name (just Babbo, without the “pizzeria e enoteca.”) Its debut in Boston came with much enthusiasm due to the high-profile status of Batali and his then-business partner, Joe Bastianich; it was their first foray into Boston’s restaurant […]

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