Highly acclaimed for its enticing Mexican fare, dining at Angela's Cafe is certain to transport diners to the streets of Mexico, amid tacos, tostadas and burritos. The colorful cafe done up in hues of red and orange welcomes its guests and charms them with its friendliness. Among the best-selling dishes on the menu is the exquisite Chiles En Nogada that is recommended by the Chef himself. It consists of chiles stuffed with picadillo and served with pomegranates and walnut sauce, making the dish resemble the Mexican flag. Other classic items on offer are the Mariscada or mussels and clams fried with jalapenos in a garlic sauce and tilapia that must be tried atleast once.
In Boston, Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks has become a standard favorite for avid diners. Their immaculate decor - the tasteful art adorning the walls, the mosaic tiles at your feet, and their friendly staff make this restaurant a crowd-puller. Offering one of the best outdoor dining experiences in the city, the restaurant is equally known for its impressive drink list.
Located in the heart of Boston's South End, Toro is a lively Barcelona-style tapas bar. Owned by acclaimed chef, Ken Oringer, Toro has become one of Boston's must-visit restaurants. Perfect for sharing, the traditional tapas served here are small portioned dishes that allow patrons to order and try various cuisine. Toro's vast menu features a variety of tapas including empanadas, sliders, charcuterie and more. Not to be outdone by their cuisine, the signature drink menu at Toro offers wine on tap, cocktails, champagne and bottled beer. Their brunch is one of the best in the city, offering pitchers of sangria, mimosas and bloody mary's. Be prepared to wait or arrive early, this popular establishment doesn't accept reservations.
Housed in the Boston Center for the Arts, The Beehive restaurant and bar is almost like an opera house in itself with live jazz, cabaret and a lot more action. There are fine satin drapes and exquisite artifacts adorning the eatery. A popular hangout among the night birds; the bar and lounge scene here is also upbeat and lively. The food is a regular mix of the grilled and Mediterranean variety, with lamb ribs ruling the roost. Sausages, pasta and risottos also sit happily together on the menu. The wine sure flows freely on all days and everything about the place has an arty feel to it.
Located in the popular South End of Boston, Picco is a well-established and loved Italian restaurant. An acronym for Pizza and Ice Cream Company, Picco is known for their exceptional thin-crust style pizza and homemade organic ice cream, which are all made with locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant is characterized by its bright blue awnings, simple decor and outdoor seating. With a bubbly crust, fresh cheese and herbs, the pizzas are exquisitely prepared and can be custom ordered with a variety of toppings ranging from homemade ricotta to broccoli rabe. The ice cream is richly flavored and made in-house. The flavors rotate daily but often include chocolate, mint chip, ginger and passion fruit.
Deuxave is an upscale restaurant with a chic decor that is inspired by the Bostonian style. The fireplace in the dining section adds to the beauty of the space. The menu features French cuisine which is blended with American flavors, creating contemporary culinary bliss. Enjoy an array of appetizer choices, main courses and sides that can be paired with their wine. The bar has a huge wine list of 420 bottles out of which a few can be ordered by the glass. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made online.
Located in the heart of Boston, Sterling's serves some excellent American dishes. The place has a classic and subtle decor with a large outdoor seating area. The food served is delicious and the cocktails are creative and innovative. Enjoy your meal in a relaxed atmosphere and take in the street life. Unwind with your friends and enjoy the ambiance. They also have happy hours offering tempting deals. Check their website for more information.
Seafood connoisseurs may have trouble making a decision at the Salty Dog. The menu boasts traditional favorites of fried seafood options and grilled shore dinners prepared with choice of Cajun Delta Spices or White Wine Fresh Herb Lemon Butter. Grab a seat on the patio and enjoy the view of bustling Quincy Market, or saddle up to the bar for a perfectly blended cocktail. A must for any seafood lover traveling through Boston.
Piperi Mediterranean Grill is the brainchild of celebrated chef Thomas John and Tim Oliveri. This inspired Mediterranean restaurant has an array of salads, mezze platters and sandwiches which can be customized. All of their ingredients used are fresh, even the meats are natural and are lean. Their salad dressings are made from scratch which gives their salads an added freshness and zing to it.
Villa Mexico Cafe is an award winning restaurant in Boston, MA. They serve authentic Mexican preparations and are generous when it comes to servings. Their cooking techniques are home style and they offer daily specials as well. Beef Tamale, Corn Tortillas and Carnita are some of the customer favorites. Their special Black Salsa is worth a try and is available for sale due to popular demand.
Wagamama is a concept that has existed for centuries in the far east, it is primarily a noodle restaurant. A full meal at Wagamama is a serving of noodles or rice with meat and vegetables. One bowl of slurpy chili beef ramen with raw salad on the side and you feel you could conquer the world. If only you could leave your seat, that is. For the gastronomically inclined, browsing through the restaurant's recipe books, will surely get your thoughts, not to mention your taste buds, tingling.