Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Vote for your go-to house of pizza in the poll.
If it's near and dear to your heart, Patch wants to know – tell us about the area's best place to buy pizza. Vote for your favorite pizza parlor in our poll through Aug. 17. Whichever business gets the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Easy Pie is the new name for PJ's Pizzeria & Grill in the Braintree Highlands. The new owner said he didn't realized he had been operating without various permits this year.
In 2010, Spiros Stogiannis agreed to take over a friend's ailing pizza shop in South Braintree, using his corporate culinary chops to build his own restaurant out of the former PJ's Pizzeria. Stogiannis immediately immersed himself in the task, coming up with a new name – Easy Pie – developing his own marketing, creating a website and carefully selecting produce and meats for fresher pizzas, burgers and sandwiches. "It's been very, very difficult," Stogiannis told members of the Board of License Commissioners on Tuesday afternoon. "I'm not making any money yet." Those always-busy habits – Stogiannis worked as the manager, chef, dishwasher and cleaner – also led him to forgo several regulatory requirements of businesses, he said, including…
Thursday, September 15, 2011
The restaurant, to be run by a longtime restaurateur from Braintree, will be called the Brew House and will serve South Shore-style bar pizzas, beer, wine and liquor and host occasional entertainment.
The owner of a new restaurant that received approvals from two government boards this week plans to bring bar-style pizza to Braintree as part of a family-friendly location in the Granite Plaza, a development that may also help revitalize a shopping area struggling with vacancies during the recent economic downturn. Alexandros Kesaris, the owner, comes from a family steeped in the restaurant industry. The Kesaris family has long operated the Clam Box at Wollaston Beach in Quincy and other restaurants at Marina Bay and in Boston. The Brew House will seat 78 people total and will feature entertainment by way of open mic nights and fundraisers, Kesaris said. On Tuesday, the restaurant received permission for all-alcohol, food and …