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We do what we do because we love great food, and because we love our community. But a little attention never hurt anybody. Take a peek at our news and awards.

Top Boston Chefs Rally Behind Animal Welfare Bill

By Christopher Hughes | Chowder

logo_home_newJamie Bissonnette, Tiffani Faison, and several others are urging senators to pass legislation banning restrictive cages. Click here to see the complete details.


Meet Jim Solomon, The Former Citi Banker
Who Became A Famous Boston Chef

BY Myles meserve | Business insider

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Jim Solomon has always dreamt about food. His dreams lead him away from Wall Street and into the kitchen.

That was 15 years ago. Now he’s a renowned restaurant owner and chef. Jim’s award winning restaurant, The Fireplace, is just minutes from Boston in Brookline, MA.…read more.


Banned in Boston! A must see!

Cuisine Rock – Chefs Video from Banned in Boston 2014


BATTLE OF THE BURGER 2013 - AUGUST 13TH

logo_home_newBoston Magazine is hosting the 2nd annual Battle of the Burger presented by Amstel® . 20 finalists will be competing live on August 13th and the Fireplace will be proudly participating.Click here to see the complete details.


ENGAGING EMPLOYEES IN CHARITABLE WORKS

Many restaurants experience even greater benefit from charitable and community activities by involving employees, getting their input and making it easy to participate, all of which has a positive effect on employee morale, improved retention, and a competitive hiring advantage…read more about how the Fireplace is involved.


HOW BOSTON RESTAURANTS
USE LOCAL, SEASONAL PRODUCE

BY DEVRA FIRST | BOSTON GLOBE images

Not all that long ago, it was unusual to find chefs shaping their menus around what was available in area farmers’ markets and fields. Then “local” and “seasonal” became buzzwords, a form of marketing for restaurants wanting to attract discerning diners. Now the buzzword phase has passed. From hotel restaurants to tiny, independently owned bistros, four-star properties to neighborhood joints, it’s a matter of course: Everyone is serving dishes that incorporate fruits and vegetables grown in New England…read more.


ENERGY HAPPY HOUR

Come by the Fireplace on January 19, 2013 from 3-4:30pm to learn how to save energy, money, and the environment over a hot cup of cider and Fireplace donuts.

Learn about no-cost home energy assessments and insulation rebates for 1-4 family homes. See if your home is right for affordable solar. Discover efficient alternatives to heating with oil.

Special Contest this winter: Sign up by March 1,2013 & be entered to win up to $500 to Brookline Local First Businesses. Sign up & more info at at greenhomesbrookline.org.


boston-herald-aliA DAUGHTER LOST,
COUPLE IS WARMED BY KINDNESS

Dottie and Bob Grodberg never made it to dinner at The Fireplace in Brookline to celebrate their wedding anniversary on Sept. 10, 2002. They just couldn’t bear to go out the night before the first anniversary of an event that would forever spoil feelings of matrimonial joy for Dottie…read more.


FROM THE OWNER’S PERSPECTIVE

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A Chat with Boston’s Leading Green Restaurant Owner Jim Solomon…read more.


BOSTON’S LEADING ECO-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT

This is what makes The Fireplace in Brookline, Mass., all the more unique. A chic, suave and cozy fusion of green initiatives and culinary talent…read more.


THE BOSTON FOODIE REVOLUTION OF 2011

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Veteran travelers and resolute foodies looking for that true local experience, far off the beaten tourist path, seek refuge in the flavors and fantasia of The Fireplace — an intimate, romantic restaurant in Brookline that commingles New England recipes with culinary traditions from the Mother Land…read more


THE GREENEST OF THEM ALL

BOSTON GLOBE, DECEMBER 3, 2008 images

“Our mission is to buy from local farmers and fishermen,” says Jim Solomon, chef-owner of the Brookline restaurant. “Our products are not trucked long distances. We’ve got mushroom foragers coming in the back door (below right, with Benjamin Maleson); Pat Woodbury is our clam digger from Wellfleet. We use produce from Ward’s and other local farms. We buy really just from New England.”…read more


Named a ”Hot Spot”
by Boston Magazine

BOSTON MAGAZINE, JANUARY 2006 logo_home_new

“This Brookline fave lures locals on even the most frigid evening with its cheery staff and glorious fire.”


Named a “Great Date” 

MICHAEL BRODEUR, WEEKLY DIG, NOVEMBER 2005

“It’s refreshing to find a grill that embraces the regional cuisine of New England, rather than aping Southern styles and attitudes for the sake of botched realism…meat lovers will be stoked”

 

 

 

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