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Late August visit suggestions?

Bob Libkind | Jul 24, 2001 07:47 PM

My wife and I will be visiting Boston (her business trip, I'm the accompanying spouse) in late August for a week, staying at the Copley Plaza.

We'll perhaps splurge on one or two pull-out-all-the-stops, spare-no-expense dinners, but otherwise our meals will be more modest (at least in price, not, I hope, in flavor).

On my potential list -- and I'd appreciate comments, that's why I'm posting it -- are:

-- Brasserie Jo (I've enjoyed the Chicago original)

-- Tremont 647

-- Oleana

-- Blue Ginger (Yeah, I know it's probably crowded with other followers of FoodTV, but I missed Ming Tsai when he was guest chef at Cornell's Hotel Management School this spring, although Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit was superb)

Also, can anyone offer any adventuresome eateries offering Mexican? To give you perspective of what we like, we're fans of Frontera Grill in Chicago and XYZ on Mount Desert Island (yes, Mount Desert Island, Maine; they serve incredible margaritas and an astounding braised tongue).

We also like tapas joints.

Any other suggestions, for either the deep pocket or no pockets meals?

PS: I can get more than enough quality red gravy at home in South Philly, so unless someone can offer a compelling reason, I'll probably only pass through North End for a quick lunch bite.

PPS: To get a better idea of my tastes, check out the link below


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