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phelana Mar 17, 2010 04:48 AM

Looks like NEU is my kid's number one choice..would love lunch and dinner recs and great bagel recs for she and I as I will no doubt be up every now and again. She loves sushi and we love everything else...

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    sakeandgin RE: phelana Mar 17, 2010 08:06 AM

    There are some fantastic eats in that area....my daughter just graduated NU in December.....great choice fantastic city... she came out employed through her co-op job.
    We did a lot of eating in the south end one of our favs Giacomo's on Columbus ave...the oysters at B&G not bad either...good luck

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      lasiciliana RE: phelana Mar 17, 2010 08:21 AM

      i recommend this place to alot of people... Piattini on Newbury Street
      small place but GREAT food!

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        LynDel RE: lasiciliana Mar 17, 2010 04:21 PM

        Symphony Sushi http://www.symphonysushi.com has never disappointed us, especially the lunch menu.
        There's another place, Betty's Wok and Noodle. http://www.bettyswokandnoodle.com. I'm really conflicted on it, I've never really cared for it, but a lot of people I used to work with really enjoyed it.
        And as far as college hang outs go, the quality of food at Connor Larkins is much better than Our House East. Lunch at Connor Larkins is a decent deal.
        Symphony 8 http://www.symphony8boston.com this was rather newish when I went for my first time last summer. And I only had dessert and coffee. You might want to search these boards to see if there's a proper review for it.
        But these are places right within walking distance of Huntington and Gainsborough.

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        Symphony Sushi
        45 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA 02115

        Our House East
        52 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA 02115

        Symphony 8
        8 Westland Ave., Boston, MA 02115

      2. Berheenia RE: phelana Mar 18, 2010 04:29 AM

        Woody's Grill and Tap for good pizza.

        1. StevenL57 RE: phelana Mar 18, 2010 07:18 AM

          Welcome to you all, from someone that works at NU. Charlie's Sandwich Shop down on Columbus Ave is not too far from campus, and is a great breakfast spot. I also second lunch @ Symphony Sushi.

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          Symphony Sushi
          45 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA 02115

          1. CocoDan RE: phelana Mar 18, 2010 08:20 AM

            Don't forget Brasserie Jo. They're great for a lot of different meals. One of the best kept secrets is they're burgers. Raw bar is real good. Wine list is nice (for Mom of course).
            Enjoy,
            CocoDan

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            Brasserie Jo
            120 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

            1. Matt H RE: phelana Mar 18, 2010 11:56 AM

              There are also two excellent West Indian places near by.

              Flames II for Jamaican (Brigham Circle)
              Ali's Roti for Trinidadian Roti (Roxbury-near NE)

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              Ali's Roti Restaurant
              1035 Tremont St, Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

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                phelana RE: Matt H Mar 19, 2010 03:19 AM

                Matt, praises for you..Roti, did you say..be still my heart. Here in Bonaire I can get Surinamese roti which I really don't fancy as much as West Indian Roti...the WI Roti is folded up and no bones..wow, Alli's Roti..I am there...

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