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Cocktail Party (Annual Event) for Clients in October - Elegant & Tops in Food & Wine

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artichokeann Feb 7, 2011 03:44 PM

Need restaurant recommendations for an elegant cocktail party - 30-40 business clients attending a convention in October. Thanks!

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    Blumie Feb 7, 2011 04:28 PM

    For an event like that, it's hard to top the Salon Room at Mistral.

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      dot_boston Feb 8, 2011 03:43 AM

      I've done a number of events at State Room over the past 5 years. While your group is too small for their Great Room, the Harborside Rooms would work well. For an out of town group, the views of Boston and beyond are amazing - it's the 33rd floor of 60 State Street. The space is high end. Their current chef is a former Four Seasons executive chef, so the food is quite good with interesting presentations.

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        gourmaniac Feb 8, 2011 05:24 AM

        If the convention is at the old Convention center, how about Troquet. Your clients could walk there.

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        Troquet
        140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

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          pemma Feb 8, 2011 09:04 AM

          The first place I thought of was State Room.

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            iloveporkbelly Feb 8, 2011 12:56 PM

            The event space upstairs at Erbaluce would work well too. Great people and incredible food.

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            Erbaluce
            69 Church Street, Boston, MA 02116

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              Gabatta Feb 8, 2011 02:43 PM

              Erbaluce doesn't have a full liquor license, so it probably wouldn't work for a business cocktail party.

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