Trendy restaurant in Boston with quality food
I find that oftentimes fun/trendy atmospheres don't go hand in hand with quality food. I'll be heading back to the Boston area to celebrate my sister's birthday with my family and I'm looking for a trendy restaurant in Boston proper where I can count on the food being great. Open to all cuisines and price points, just looking for that fun atmosphere. One complication, the place needs to take reservations.
Any help would be appreciated!
well, 'trendy' can mean stylish/ where the elite meet, or reflecting the latest trends in food. For the first definition, i would rec. Aquitaine , Mistral, Deuxave, Empire, Scampo, O Ya, Sorellina, Quattro, Island Creek Oyster Bar (this has easily had more CH raves than any other restnt in town and I am a big fan as well.) Tavern Road is new and sounds like alot of fun. They all take reservations.
Do some CH 'searches' and see what wows you.Hope you enjoy yourselves.
I finally made it to Island Creek Oyster Bar with a friend visiting from New Zealand, and had a great time. Nice, modern space and the food was fantastic. She loved her meal, and appreciated the attentive service. They take reservations but fill up fast on the busy days of the week, so you just need to book early.
though i think that in Boston, you really do not find trendy restaurants as in NYC - where you see predominantly models, actprs and actresses, etc.
When i first went to Nobu in lower Manhattan about over 10 years ago, i was impressed by the food and trendiness, now i am impressed by the food. The beautiful people have moved on.