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Birthday Dinner-Allston

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andieb Apr 2, 2014 07:59 AM

A friend of mine is having a milestone birthday later this month and we are doing a paint night at Boston Wine School, 1354 Comm Ave. Any suggestions on a nice place around there? Thanks!

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  1. Bugsey34 RE: andieb Apr 2, 2014 08:28 AM

    You could go over to Washington Square in Brookline on Beacon Street and hit Ribelle or Fairstead Kitchen.

    Or you could go a little farther down to Coolidge Corner and go to Lineage.

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      andieb RE: Bugsey34 Apr 2, 2014 08:33 AM

      Thanks for these suggestions, I forget that Washington Square really is not that far. That may throw Fireplace in the mix...

    2. C. Hamster RE: andieb Apr 2, 2014 11:55 AM

      I haven't been but the newly opened Glenville Stops is nearby

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        Allstonian RE: C. Hamster Apr 2, 2014 12:04 PM

        Not actually opened yet - according to their website, the "anticipated opening" is this coming weekend.
        http://www.glenvillestops.com/

        Here's some more information:
        http://www.bostonmagazine.com/restaur...

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          C. Hamster RE: Allstonian Apr 3, 2014 08:23 AM

          TNX. I thought it opened last weekend

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        jmarya RE: andieb Apr 2, 2014 08:26 PM

        Oh hey, I live right next door to Boston Wine School.

        Within walking distance:
        If you like Japanese izakaya food, Ittouku is a few steps away and is kind of fun.

        Deep Ellum is a quick walk away--just walk down Allston St to Brighton Ave.

        Shanghai Social Club is just across the street and is fun for a party.

        And you're literally right across the street from the B line.

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          mkfisher RE: jmarya Apr 3, 2014 09:28 AM

          +1 on Shanghai Social Club

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          andieb RE: andieb Apr 3, 2014 05:40 AM

          Thanks for all of these suggestions! This gives me a good jumping off point..

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