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Food/Wine/Beer Suggestion Midpoint Dedmam/Salem MA

thaichile Jan 3, 2010 02:14 PM

Friends of ours just bought a house in Dedham MA and we are going to the North Shore/Salem this weekend. We'd like to meet them for something dinner/brunch/glass of wine/beer. I'm not sure what the midpoint between those to places are but would love to hear some suggestions. Thanks.

  1. justbeingpolite Jan 3, 2010 02:27 PM

    The midway point is Boston, isn't it?

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    1. re: justbeingpolite
      thaichile Jan 3, 2010 02:48 PM

      I'm not sure if Boston is the midpoint but when I looked at on Yahoo maps it seemed like it was around Woburn but I'm sure I don't know the area as well as many people on here.

      1. re: thaichile
        justbeingpolite Jan 3, 2010 02:55 PM

        OK, well what kind of dinner did you have in mind? Are you looking for more of a bar with food, or a nice restaurant that serves wine and beer? Any particular ethnicity?
        Upscalish, but out of Boston, could go to Burlington for L'Andana, Summer Winter or the Capitol Grille. Set on Woburn but willing to do Chinese at a restaurant with a full bar, then how about Sichuan Garden 2? There's a recent thread on the Showcase Cinema in Woburn with some other options.

        1. re: justbeingpolite
          thaichile Jan 3, 2010 03:03 PM

          The priority would the equitable distance for both parties. It could be brunch on a Sunday even.

          1. re: thaichile
            justbeingpolite Jan 3, 2010 03:30 PM

            Dim Sum at the New China Pearl in Woburn?

            1. re: justbeingpolite
              thaichile Jan 5, 2010 02:39 PM

              That sounds like a possibility. Thanks.

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      bear Jan 5, 2010 04:46 PM

      You could consider brunch at Masa in Woburn. We've really enjoyed it the few times we've been, and it's gotten positive (albeit not very many) reviews on this board.

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      1. re: bear
        justbeingpolite Jan 6, 2010 06:32 AM

        Good suggestion!

        1. re: justbeingpolite
          thaichile Jan 8, 2010 04:50 AM

          I saw Masa but I have read some very mixed reviews but it is an idea. Thanks

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