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jmanfarm May 14, 2012 12:08 PM

any thoughts?

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    Taralli May 14, 2012 01:22 PM

    Parameters?

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      jmanfarm May 14, 2012 01:26 PM

      somewhere near Holiday Inn Blossom ST; mid price range or less

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      1. re: jmanfarm
        Bob Dobalina May 15, 2012 05:02 AM

        The Fours for the "or less"

      2. L2k May 14, 2012 01:26 PM

        expensive real estate

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          Snowflake May 15, 2012 07:18 AM

          Depending on timing, Villa Mexico is still open. If you are looking for food to bring back to the hotel, you couldn't do any better than a burrito from Villa Mexico.

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          1. re: Snowflake
            opinionatedchef May 15, 2012 03:01 PM

            i wouldn't send my worst enemy to Villa Mexico. I thought they were supposed to have been closed by now, so i wouldn't have to warn people anymore.

          2. C. Hamster May 15, 2012 07:59 AM

            Antonio's for reasonable but good red sauce Italian

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              citygrrll May 16, 2012 07:23 AM

              I second Antonio's! Great food for the prices... I will also mention one of my favorites: Grotto. It's on the back side of Beacon Hill, a little out of the way place that you'd probably walk by if not looking for it... they have a spectacular prix fixe dinner menu: 3 courses for $36. The garlic soup is heavenly. Gnocchi with short ribs & gorgonzola is so savory. Banana bread pudding with caramel ice cream is the perfect finish. Every bite is worth it!

              1. re: citygrrll
                opinionatedchef May 16, 2012 11:23 AM

                yes, Grotto is a pretty consistent CH fav. (The dishes you mentioned are some of our favs too!)

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