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30th Birthday dinner

veggielover Mar 17, 2007 04:17 PM

I am looking for a special restaurant to take my son for his 30th birthday. He appreciates great food and is an excellent cook himself. The restaurant should have a fun atmosphere. All suggestions appreciated.

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    alyssap99 RE: veggielover Mar 17, 2007 04:29 PM

    do you have any specific neighborhoods and/or price range in mind?

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      veggielover RE: veggielover Mar 17, 2007 07:31 PM

      Any place in the Boston metropolitan area. Price is not an issue.

      1. saridt RE: veggielover Mar 17, 2007 09:16 PM

        Hmmm...I spent my 30th at Sorrellina & it was fantastic! I would call the atmosphere more sophisticated than "fun" however. I would also recommend Taranta in the North End --every time I have been there the food has been exceptional and it is upscale without being stuffy. It is Italian & Peruvian fusion.

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          shaebones RE: veggielover Mar 17, 2007 11:05 PM

          How 'bout Eastern Standard?

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            lexpatti RE: veggielover Mar 18, 2007 05:03 AM

            My son is 30 too, also is a great cook, has been in the restaurant industry in Boston (little) but mostly in Seattle and just moved to Paris (to pursue dreams of private dinner parties). Loves the restaurant/dining scene and we had a blast when he was in town with his girlfriend at Sibling Rivalry. He loved the concept from menu perspective - food was fabulous. Check out the menu - very kewl concept.

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              veggielover RE: veggielover Mar 18, 2007 09:41 AM

              My husband and I have been to Sibling Rivalry and Eastern Standard and thought that they would be fun places to take our children. I am thinking of someplace with a different standard of cuisine. I have never been to Sorrelina.

              1. limster RE: veggielover Mar 18, 2007 09:59 AM

                Aneka Rasa -- especially the chicken satay, steamed tilapia with sambal, oyster omellette. Will be an opportunity to sample flavours that are "off the beaten path" in this country.

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                  veggielover RE: veggielover Mar 18, 2007 02:30 PM

                  Thanks. I have not heard of the restaurant.

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