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Nov 8, 2013 10:50 AM

Progressive Dinner Suggestions

I am taking my friend, who has never been to Boston, for a dinning tour next Saturday for her 50th birthday. I would love suggestions

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  1. Here are a couple of my favorite places to string together for a little hop around that would be 50th birthday appropriate:
    bistro du midi, then cut through the garden and hit beacon hill bistro for charcuterie then stop at the cozy little bar at Hungry I for a glass of prosecco and then onto Scampo.
    That allows you to see the lovely gardens and a nice stroll up charming Charles St.

    1. A few ideas. I'm thinking in terms of cocktails at the first stop, and splitting dinner between the other two (in either order). In some cases, reverse order works, too:

      Drink, Sportello, Menton
      Belly, Hungry Mother, West Bridge
      Brick & Mortar, Salts, Craigie on Main
      Green Street, Central Kitchen, Rendezvous
      M Bar, Asana, L'Espalier
      The Abbey, Washington Square Tavern, Ribelle
      Clio, Uni, Deuxave
      The Hawthorne, Eastern Standard, Island Creek Oyster Bar
      Lord Hobo, Oleana, Bondir
      Dali, Kirkland Tap & Trotter, Bergamot
      Butcher Shop, Metropolis, Hamersley's
      Estragon, Stella, Toro
      Grill 23, Mistral, Sorellina
      Via Matta, Bistro du Midi, Erbaluce
      First Printer, Harvest, Rialto

      1. i, such a lovely thought for your friend, but we don't know anything about them, i.e. is boston's history, architecture, neighborhoods , visuals- important to them , or is food the be-all/end-all?

        when i think of walking and talking w/ an old friend, in between stops, snowflake's suggestion is like deja vu; it feels very natural. And it ,imo, shows off Boston at its most historically beautiful.