HYANNIS - "Cape Cod just got lucky. Matthew Tropeano, the former chef at La Silhouette in Hell's Kitchen in New York, is now the executive chef at Pain D'Avignon." Tropeano, a Randolph native, also spent eight years at La Grenouille in New York. [Zagat]
EASTHAM - Provincetown's Karoo Kafe is expanding into North Eastham today. The year-round Karoo Restaurant will offer a similar menu of South African cuisine, but be more formal than the paper plate Ptown location. [Cape Cod Times]
DENNIS PORT - It looks as though The Oyster Company is keeping The Egg and I as a separate restaurant. According to our tipster, "The Egg & I was pretty tired in recent years, and the Oyster Company knows how to upgrade a dated restaurant well (as they did with their own; it used to be a run-down sports bar and is now a very attractive fine-dining restaurant that's packed in the summers)." [Curbed Inbox; previously].