Okay, got the scoop ==
AT Troquet, it was closed recently to install a new upstairs dining room, doubling capacity for diners.
Downstairs is now a lounge, open 7 days a week. The upstairs restaurant is on the old schedule, only tues-sunday. Liquor license is now full.
this was all supposed to happen on the 17th, but I haven't been by to see if it was on schedule.
Also, Skipjacks in Back Bay is under renovation and now will have a sushi bar, a la clio it sounds, with the chef formerly of ginza and oishii. open by feb 1 --if on plan.
That's my restaurant dish!