Cook Restaurant Opens in Newton!

Chef Paul Turano newest venture “Cook” opens Saturday, September 14th.

The new 80-seat restaurant in Newton, MA is a true neighborhood restaurant concept.  There is something for everyone:

– lighthearted “snacks” (house made pretzel ($3), caramel-bacon popcorn ($5) and sweet and spicy peanuts ($5)

– starters (a bag of clams with ramp tartar, salt and corn chow chow ($13), Vietnamese glazed pork ribs with pickled carrots ($12) and Udon noodles with peanuts and ponzu ($10)

– mains such as bacon wrapped trout with a lobster & cornbread stuffing with toasted almonds ($23) and braised eggplant with house-made cavatelli, fresh ricotta, basil and tomato ($18)

The restaurant has a wood-fired stove with nine bar seats where guests can sit and order items directly from the chef, including various flatbreads and wood-roasted bites, while watching them be made.

The 15-seat bar will host a from-scratch cocktail program, five rotating beers on tap, over 25 canned and bottled beers, and an extensive wine list featuring by the glass and bottle options as well as two draft wines.

Cook will open Saturday, September 14th, 2013 at 4:30PM for its first dinner service and will serve dinner 4:30PM – Close (when there are no more customers), seven days a week.

Cook will launch its first brunch Saturday, September 21st, 2013 and will be open for brunch on both Saturday and Sundays moving forward from10:30AM – 2:30PM.

Lunch service will launch October 1st, 2013 and will be served Monday – Friday from 11:30AM 3:30PM.

For more information on Cook please visit:

Watch as Owner/Chef Paul Turano creates his second restaurant “Cook” from start to finish. Cook is located on 825 Washington Street, Newtonville, MA 02460.

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