Need info re: Park, myers & Chang, Oishii someplace for Italian
My partner & I will be in Boston for a conference October 10-13. Could I please get up update on Park in Cambridge & Myers & Chang?
How is lunch at Oishii? Also, what about New Shanghai?
The Italian places that we are considering are Trattoria Toscana, Massimio's or Coppa. Any thoughts? Is there someplace better?
Thanks for any info. Will be sure to report back.
M+C has been consistently good for years. Interesting pan-asian small plates. Try many - lots of different cooking styles so not everything resonates. I'm also a big fan of Coppa. Everything I've ever had there has been excellent. Would highly recommend a reservation - it's very small.
I would recommend O Ya over Oishii, but those are two of the three best (along with Uni) in Boston. CH opinions vary among those three, but they are each excellent in their own way.
Hope that helps.
They set up lots (10-12) of small tables on that street corner, so you can sit outside on a nice day also. That lunch, plus some supplies at Formaggio across the street makes for a nice foodie outing.
Good suggestion on the Sushi/Coppa switch by Gabatta and Aroma. Missed the lunch part of the OPs question.
Oishii is excellent O Ya is not open for lunch.
You can't go wrong with either Trattoria Toscana or Coppa. Massimo's is OK, but not as good as the other two.
Park isn't worth a trip to Cambridge IMO.
Myers & Chang is great as well, You have chosen well.
Park was excellent when we went and here is the thread i started. Most of the responses have been positive.
M+C is a fav; here's a recent thread:
If inventive farm-to-table Italian is of interest,I would recommend Erbaluce in Boston
I don't know if you'll have access to a car, but Campagna in Waltham, and Il Casale in Belmont are where i would steer you for Italian- over the 3 you are considering.
Also, in case this might be helpful:
Guide to Boston Historic Areas and Restaurants: