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Dec 27, 2006 02:13 AM

Ixia - Girls Night Out

I'm headed to Ixia this week for a "Girls Night Out" and we'd like some guidance on what to order for dinner. Anything we shouldn't miss? Likewise, anything we should avoid?

We'd also be open to suggestions for post-dinner drinking and carousing, more on the sophisticated side, rather than dive bar side. Think wine and martinis vs. draft beer.

Thanks in advance for your advice and suggestions!

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  1. Genie,

    I had some of the best mussels ever at the bar at Ixia a while back. Not a big mussels fan, so I was truly wowed. I like Ixia better for apps and cocktails, rather than a full on dinner. A couple of years ago a friend and I did a 'progressive meal' that I'm still talking about.

    We started at Ixia for drinks and apps at the bar; then crossed the street (literally) to Sascha's 527 for dinner (another beautiful space, with a wide variety of menu items from small plates to pizzas to full on main courses) and a good selection of wine; then we headed a couple blocks down Charles Street to Sotta Sopra for dessert and a nightcap.

    Hope you have a good time.

    1. After a light meal at Ixia you can head up Charles to the Red Maple: great cocktails, fun atmosphere, and cute desserts too.