"I went to this new restaurant tonight with a friend. I enjoyed the novelty of it, since there were so many things on the menu that were new and unfamiliar: fufu, moimoi, kuka, etc. We ordered a variety of things and shared everything: a goat pepper stew that was very spicy; fufus (fat, doughy dumplings) filled with cassava or yam or other fillings that you dipped into a stew; stews made of dried okra and one made of a tomato sauce with spinach." – TheScribe on the West African fare at newly opened Suya Joint in Roslindale
"There are days - when one just needs a taste of lobster. I will confess to having visited Charlie's in Harvard Square, and gotten the double lobster roll with fries for $12.99. Yes, it's more celery than proper, but it is the taste I want, and I leave full, and happy." – okra on Charlies Kitchen in Harvard Square, a good place to go when you're having "one of those days"
"We ate at Bergamot when I was very pregnant and everyone made a big fuss over my preggertini and made us promise we'd return with the baby. We haven't actually gotten around to it, but in theory at least they claimed to be very welcoming." – Parsnipity on why Bergamot might be a great place for fine dining with a baby in tow