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robertlf May 25, 2009 03:44 PM

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  1. wellington RE: robertlf May 25, 2009 03:58 PM

    A sad statement on the Mass. economy...

    1. Snoop37 RE: robertlf May 26, 2009 11:47 AM

      i've been waiting for the next special occasion to try this place out. sad

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        phonelady RE: Snoop37 May 26, 2009 11:59 AM

        It was years ago, but I have had brunch and dinner here and it is (was) something special.

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        hyde RE: robertlf May 26, 2009 02:21 PM

        only went once, years ago, someone else picked up the check, but when i managed to eyeball the total i felt sick to my stomach.
        does anyone really eat like this anymore?
        obviously not, if it were a viable concern it would remain open.

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          9lives RE: robertlf May 27, 2009 10:08 AM

          Not a huge surprise. Grand dining in hotels seems to be in great decline.

          Both Ritz Carlton and Taj have closed their "fine dining" restaurants in the last few years. Langham former Meridien closed Julien for a different type place..Bond. Millenium Hotel did not open a high end restaurant, mid priced.

          I question how Sensing in Battery Wharf Fairmont Hotel is doing.

          I'd hate to see the Oak Room in Copley Plaza close.

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            CambridgeFoodie RE: 9lives May 28, 2009 03:38 PM

            I checked today and the sumptous Sunday Aujourd'hui brunch will not be continued at the downstairs restaurant (which will have a breakfast brunch)

            Thus, only a few weekends left to enjoy one of the best values in Boston (unlimited lobster!)

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              Snoop37 RE: CambridgeFoodie May 28, 2009 09:18 PM

              how much is it per person?

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            NorthShoreFoodie RE: robertlf May 29, 2009 07:12 AM

            Too bad. The food was worth the price. I ate there five years ago and still think about the lobster risotto with truffle oil I had.

            The only down side was the room had all the atmosphere of a cafeteria. Large and vacant...

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