The soul food restaurant plans to renovate and promises "new menu items and a better dining experience."
A Washington Street soul food restaurant known for its chicken and waffles has closed down for renovations. The proprietor of Fill Belly's announced the change on the restaurant's Facebook page: Fillbellys will be closing down until June for renovation. Sorry for your inconvenience. Thank you for your support. We will be back, 100% stronger with new menu items and a better dinning experience. The restaurant, which began as a food truck operating out of a 1986 Chevy step van, opened in summer 2011.
Food critic Richard Chudy loves the mac and cheese casserole.
Once a forerunner in Boston's food truck revolution, Fill Bellys now parks its serious soul food in our 'hood for good.
You might remember the Fill Bellys food jalopy cruising around the city last year, leaving behind the sweet scent of cinnamon waffles and fried chicken in its wake. Twitter blasts provided coveted up-to-the-minute location details, and in Boston's food truck wars, Fill Bellys was a fan favorite for its inexpensive (and addictive) soul/comfort food offerings. But life on the road proved tough for owner Boswell "Chef Bos" Scott, who curbed his run-down 1986 Chevy step van last summer to open a 15-seat storefront on Washington Street. And his contemporary spin on classic soul dishes has created some serious buzz around town. "I wanted to make food that I grew up on in New York City with friends who were Latino, Asian, Black…a real mix. I …