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Going for lunch on Sat in Chestnut Hill

onefineleo Nov 17, 2006 12:17 AM

Recommendatons?

  1. Cupcakes Nov 17, 2006 12:28 AM

    Aquitaine Bis? The Met Club is also open for lunch these days

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      cvb Nov 17, 2006 01:54 PM

      I am not sure what your plans are but the BC football game is home tomorrow vs. Maryland at noon. Its going to be pretty trafficy at noon and then again at 3pm. I would choose a place with a parking lot or valet parking. Newton Center might be a good bet if you are able to avoid the area.

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        emilief Nov 17, 2006 04:04 PM

        Met Club, Aquitaine are good suggestions. Also there is a Legal on Route 9 and in the Chestnut HIll MAll up the STreet is Bernard's - very good (although maybe not"authentic")chinese food and PappaRazzi for Italian.

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          veggielover Nov 17, 2006 04:06 PM

          All good suggestions. What about Oishi? It might be a great time to go.

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            emilief Nov 17, 2006 04:08 PM

            Not sure Oishi is open for lunch.

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              finlero Nov 17, 2006 04:37 PM

              I believe Oishii is open for lunch on weekends, but not until 1.

          2. thegolferbitch Nov 17, 2006 04:06 PM

            What do you have a taste for? What would you like to spend?

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              hargau Nov 17, 2006 04:16 PM

              La Rotisserie is really tasty. I have not been in a while, i hope it is still there! Also 2nd Bernard's for americanized chinese done really well.

              papparazzi? Yuck! Overpriced version of olivegarden.

              1. thegolferbitch Nov 17, 2006 04:30 PM

                La Rotisserie is great. I would also recommend Johnny's in Newton Center for good, basic food. Do you want more high-brow than that? Legal Sea foods never lets me down. Depends what you're in the mood for.

                1. onefineleo Nov 17, 2006 09:56 PM

                  Thanks for the reminder about BC. We have adventureous taste and don't mind splurging.

                  1. steinpilz Nov 17, 2006 10:07 PM

                    If you're looking for something special I'll suggest Pava in Newton Centre:

                    http://www.restaurantpava.com/

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                      onefineleo Nov 18, 2006 08:42 PM

                      Thank you steinpitz. We had a wonderful lunch at Pava. Susan Regis's food was extraordinary. Tagliatele, delicious pizza verde, great wine. Thanks for the reommendation.

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                        steinpilz Nov 18, 2006 09:17 PM

                        Great, I'm glad that you liked it, sure was a beautiful day today. I walked by Pava last night and it was packed, was it busy for lunch?

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