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Upscale Asian Fusion?

spectra21 Nov 7, 2008 05:53 PM

Are there any upscale Asian Fusion restaurants in Boston or the Boston area, besides Blue Ginger? Thanks for any recommendations.

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    debidokun Nov 8, 2008 07:37 AM

    Not sure how UPSCALE the restaurant needs to be. However, I will recommend "All Seasons Table" which is located at 64 pleasant stree in Malden. If you search the board you will find numerous postings about this restaurant. I think they have very good sushi for the price - I especially like the "Chirashi Dunbori"

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    1. re: debidokun
      Chris VR Nov 9, 2008 09:37 AM

      I like All Seasons but the menu is really Pan-Asian, not Asian fusion. You can see their menu at http://www.allseasonstablerestaurant.com

    2. opinionatedchef Nov 8, 2008 10:10 AM

      you may want to try oishii 2 in the so. end; wicked wicked expensive.
      clio usually does a number of innovative /cutting edge asian inspired things on their menu. personally, i've never thought much of blue ginger; nothing has wowed me there, unfortunately.

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        emilief Nov 8, 2008 11:03 AM

        Maxwell's 148 in Natick is an Italian Asian fusion place. I think that is really wierd and we have not been for a long time but there are a lot of fans out there.

        1. MC Slim JB Nov 8, 2008 11:11 AM

          Good Indian restaurants with a Desi Chinese section on their menus: Namaskar, Grain and Salt, Punjab Palace.

          French/Indian fusion: Mantra (though frankly I haven't been for dinner in a looong time.)

          French and mostly South Asian fusion, with some other influences (Viet, Thai, Japanese): Banq.

          French/Japanese (though much subtler fusion than most): Clio

          1. BobB Nov 10, 2008 07:04 AM

            Upscale in what sense? Price? Decor? It's more mid-scale pricewise but Gari in Coolidge Corner is the only fusion place in the area that I actually like. It's predominantly Japanese, with some American influence, and pulls it off well. It's quite small, a dozen or so two-tops plus a few seats at the sushi bar, with a modern, tasteful decor and very friendly service.

            Gari-Japanese Fusion
            187 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446

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