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Giacomo

Image: The future home of Giacomo's in Melrose/Courtesy of a tipster

Giacomo's

This small, crowded North End spot (which also has a location in Boston's South End) is expanding out to the former home of Absolutely Fabulous (which is moving elsewhere). Giacomo's serves classic Italian dishes.

Address: 454 Main St., Melrose

Opening Date: Late February or early March 2016, according to a January job posting spotted by Boston Restaurant Talk

Online: No internet presence yet

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Wood and Fire Neapolitan Pizzeria

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Wood + Fire Neapolitan Pizzeria

(NOW OPEN.) Replacing Tooba's, Wood and Fire serves 12-inch pizzas (including a Nutella-topped dessert pizza), soups, salads, appetizers, and more.

Address: 35 Essex St., Melrose

Opening Date: December 29, 2015

Online: Website / Facebook / Instagram