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ISO Excellent Non-Vegetarian Indian Within 25 miles of Boston

Paani in Sudbury is my favorite Indian in the Boston area- I like it much better than anything I've found in Boston or Cambridge proper. Singh's in Wellesley is good, but not head and shoulders above other options. Waltham Food court is cheap and tasty, although the dishes are pre-prepared and depending when you get them, may have been sitting around a while.

Apr 27, 2013
Tom_Swift in Greater Boston Area

Metrowest Boston Valentine's Day Suggestions??

As it happens, I went to Sycamore for Valentine's Day date (we actually went there night before) and it was fantastic!

Feb 17, 2013
Tom_Swift in Greater Boston Area

3 day trip to New Orleans end of September - Need Advice

Thanks again. Seems like opinion here and elsewhere on the board is divided on Chochon, but after looking at the menu it definitely looks like a bad fit for my wife.

Looking at the map, I decided to replace our Coquette dinner with August, and will try to get to Coquette for lunch when we arrive, since it is so close to our hotel.

Sep 13, 2012
Tom_Swift in New Orleans

3 day trip to New Orleans end of September - Need Advice

Thanks for all the helpful suggestions! I've taken your advice and modified our plan:

Friday (arrive 12:45) possibly late lunch near the hotel (maybe Magasin Vietnamese?]
Dinner: R'evolution
Cocktails Cure!

Saturday
Jazz brunch at Commander's Palace
Dinner at Coquette

Sunday
Morning/early afternoon hiking at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park. Looks like the park is open but some trails remain closed due to damage from Isaac. Hopefully more will reopen in the next few weeks.

Late Lunch at Galatoire's
Possible dinner at Three Muses (any thoughts on the quality of food and music here?) or maybe Baru - I am thinking we will want something lighter after the big lunch.

Mon
Breakfast/brunch undecided,

I am disappointed to hear Dick and Jenny's has gone downhill. I went there about 6 years ago on a business trip and enjoyed it.

Sep 10, 2012
Tom_Swift in New Orleans

3 day trip to New Orleans end of September - Need Advice

My fellow Chowhounders, I live in Boston and have been very impressed with the quality of restaurant advice on this board. I am hoping to get feedback/suggestions for a 3 day weekend trip with my wife (our first trip alone without the kids in too many years!). Our trip is the last weekend in September, and we are staying at the Garden District B&B (Magazine St). We arrive on Fri afternoon, and then fly out Monday afternoon.

We both love food, and tend to prefer modern, inventive and fun cuisine. Our dietary issue is that my wife is pescatarian and keeps kosher, so she eats no meat, but does eat fish but not shellfish or catfish (I eat everything). In general, we've found that a really good restaurant with at least one dish she can eat is better than a less-good restaurant with a lot of vegetarian friendly choices.

Would love to get other Hounds' comments/ suggestions on food, or also any music/other suggestions for that weekend, or in general. Also, we are thinking of spending the morning/early afternoon hiking at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, so would appreciate comments suggestions on this as well. My draft of an itinerary is below:

Friday (arrive 12:45) possibly late lunch near the hotel
Dinner: Cochon
Cocktails Cure!

Saturday
Jazz brunch at Commander's Palace
Dinner at Green Goddess

Sunday
[Possible morning/early afternoon hiking at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park]

Breakfast/lunch: undecided
Dinner at Dick and Jenny's

Mon
Breakfast/brunch undecided,

Many Thanks!

Sep 09, 2012
Tom_Swift in New Orleans