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nyfoodjoe Mar 3, 2007 03:10 PM

I am going to be in Boston in May with wife and another couple for 3 days. Other couple never been to Boston. Would love a great dining experience that really says "Boston". Cost no object. Seaffod, Italian, a plus

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  1. Sgt Snackers RE: nyfoodjoe Mar 3, 2007 08:12 PM

    This is a pretty generic request and it would help a lot if you could offer some parameters. Price? Location? Atmosphere? There are tons of great options but it's impossible to narrow it down like this...

    1. MC Slim JB RE: nyfoodjoe Mar 3, 2007 08:42 PM

      What are your favorite places in NY, nyfoodjoe?

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        nyfoodjoe RE: nyfoodjoe Mar 3, 2007 08:45 PM

        We are staying at the Four Seasons...price is not important...atmosphere should be leaning to fine dining, but a place with a real feel of Boston and the Northeast...character....

        1. MC Slim JB RE: nyfoodjoe Mar 3, 2007 08:55 PM

          I think the Locke-Ober might fit the bill. It has very Brahmin (Boston old money) atmosphere and a lot of history (it's over 100 years old), but a relatively new chef/owner who has freshened the classic New England menu with some modern technique and love of high-quality local ingredients. Great old-fashioned service, interesting wines, distinctly Bostonian. You can also walk there from the Four Seasons.

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            bear RE: nyfoodjoe Mar 4, 2007 06:16 AM

            Hammersley's Bistro in the South End is a good bet. The atmosphere is understated, the food consistently good, and the neighborhood is just lovely.

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