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maralenenok Apr 15, 2010 07:36 AM

An acquaintance of mine is getting married. I don't know her very well and I don't know her fiancee at all, but we have close friends in common and have known each other for years. So, I thought a restaurant gift certificate of about $50 would be a nice wedding gift. My friend is in her late 20s and her fiancee is in her early 30s. Could anyone recommend an appropriate restaurant in Boston for the occasion, please? I know basically nothing about the city.

I don't believe that they have any dietary restrictions but it's possible that the fiancee is a vegetarian, so a restaurant that has at least a couple vegetarian options is ideal. I've been stressing out over this and would really appreciate any help you could offer!

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    pemma RE: maralenenok Apr 15, 2010 12:49 PM

    $50 for 2 is not going to go far at all in a good restaurant. If possible I suggest you up the amount. A nice restaurant that is kind of "hip" right now, has good food, and is reasonable for the quality and service is Market in the W Hotel. But that is just one of hundreds of restaurants in town. If you could stretch to $100 they could probably get out of there for not too much more than that depending on what they drink and how many courses they have.

    1. greenzebra RE: maralenenok Apr 15, 2010 01:19 PM

      EVOO, Ten Tables and T. W. Food all do a great job catering to vegetarians in addition to being overall excellent restaurants.

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      Ten Tables
      5 Craigie Circle, Cambridge, MA 02138

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        bear RE: maralenenok Apr 15, 2010 01:45 PM

        $50 would make a good dent in a nice meal at Highland Kitchen in Somerville. It's a really fun place, and they have a few veggie options.

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        Highland Kitchen
        150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

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