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Tasso Bar a Mezze--this Saturday night in Montreal?

Thank you. I agree, the website is a bit opaque (although I do like the smoking dog).

Tasso Bar a Mezze--this Saturday night in Montreal?

That sounds lovely, thank you (and I really like your blog!).

Tasso Bar a Mezze--this Saturday night in Montreal?

Merci! We'll take a look.

Tasso Bar a Mezze--this Saturday night in Montreal?

Thanks so much for your reply! Actually, it doesn't sound like we will like it very much! Milos is on our short list but for Saturday we were looking for some sort of interesting small plates meal. We also had Pintxo in mind. Recommended instead? Another place? So glad you enjoy visiting Burlington. It is a great place to live with so many good restaurants.

Tasso Bar a Mezze--this Saturday night in Montreal?

I'm very excited to be heading back to Montreal this weekend with my beau. We live in Burlington, Vermont, and he and I are adventurous diners who enjoy just about every kind of restaurant.

I want to start exploring some new neighborhoods and I have been looking for a not-top-dollar restaurant in the Plateau neighborhood for dinner Saturday night. We're having classic French cuisine Sunday night, and so I'd like to try something that isn't so easy to come by in Vermont for Saturday.

I picked out Tasso Bar a Mezze after reading encouraging reviews on OpenTable, but I'd like to hear from any Chowhound-ers who have eaten there and liked it (or hated it) and if you have any other suggestions I should consider.

Ideally, dinner for two with wine would be under $150.

Many thanks!

Great dining in/near Old Montreal?

I had DNA recommended to me today--any thoughts on that restaurant? Very different than the three mentioned here thus far, it seems.

Great dining in/near Old Montreal?

Sounds lovely. Anything specific you recommend? And any alternatives, in case it doesn't work out?

Great dining in/near Old Montreal?

My husband and I are heading to Montreal in two weeks for a overnight visit (we live less than two hours away and make day trips often, but rarely get the opportunity to stay overnight). We're staying at the Place d'Armes and plan to spend most of the day in the Jardin Botanique so we'd like to have dinner within walking distance to our hotel. We're adventurous eaters who love good food--we've enjoyed great meals at Toque and Laloux, as well as Stash, Il Cortile and lots of Asian eateries. Since we're only in Montreal one night, we're not too concerned about budget--we just want a delicious and memorable meal in a warm, intimate atmosphere. If anyone has a special place in mind within a 15-minute walk from our hotel, I'd be most grateful.

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8630 Rue Sherbrooke E, Montreal, QC H1L1B7, CA

Dinner for two near Westin Copley Plaza?

Two great meals in Boston. Hamersley's was excellent. Pan-roasted lobster was one of the best things I've ever had to eat, and the service was extraordinary--friendly, warm, gracious. Erbaluce was more of a mixed bag--mostly very good food but disinterested service. Bread seemed like it had been microwaved (a little tough). My pasta needed to be cooked a little longer and needed a little salt but other items (first courses and my mate's dinner) were very good. Thank you all--it was hard to leave the city.

Dinner for two near Westin Copley Plaza?

I think I need more nights in Boston :-)

I'm set on Hamersley's one night and Erbaluce the next. I'll report back next week. Thank you all so very much for your kind recommendations!

boston to burlington with two toddlers - midmorning stop?

If you go early enough, meaning 5:30 or earlier, American Flatbread/American Hearth on St. Paul St. in Burlington is very little-kid friendly and the food (just flatbreads and GREAT salads with local blue cheese, plus lots of in-house brewed beers) is excellent and affordable.

And again, if you go early enough, Three Tomatoes can be a good place to go with little kids too. That's on Church Street.

There's a good new Vietnamese restaurant on College Street below St. Paul, around the corner from Flatbread, called Saigon Bistro. They're kid friendly and the food is very good.

Closer to the Inn at Essex, you can go to Joyce's Noodle House, which is practically in walking distance although you'd have to drive. Don't miss the buffet brunch at the Inn at Essex on Sunday morning.

Dinner for two near Westin Copley Plaza?

Now it's getting difficult! I was going to go with Via Matta but now I'm on the fence... very different places... but Erbaluce looks unique.

Dinner for two near Westin Copley Plaza?

Wonderful and helpful replies. Thank you! I interviewed Barbara Lynch for an article in a food magazine long ago, so it would be fun for me to go to one of her restaurants. I've made reservations for Hamersley's (we'll be there in in two weeks) and appreciate the ideas thus far for the second night's dining too. I'm very excited and grateful for these suggestions.

Dinner for two near Westin Copley Plaza?

Thank you, VERY MUCH for your reply! That sounds perfect.

Dinner for two near Westin Copley Plaza?

I'm coming to Boston in two weeks with my husband and will be staying at the Westin Copley Plaza. We are adventurous eaters although I don't care for steaks/red meat. I would greatly appreciate a recommendation for a romantic (meaning quiet, not gigantic, not touristy) restaurant in walking distance from the hotel where we can have a really good meal and good wine for $100 or less. We ate at Sorriso the last time we were in town at this board's recommendation and had a very good meal. Many thanks.

Must-try restaurants near Omni Parker House?

Many thanks to everyone who took time to reply to my query last month! Having just returned from a great trip to Boston, I wanted to let you all know that Chacarero was FANTASTIC! Silvertone filled the bill the first night, and I ended up at Sorriso, which seems to be the sister restaurant to Les Zygomates, on the second night. Sorriso's food and service were very good, and I thought it was quite reasonably priced, so I was pretty surprised to see it almost completely empty at 7:30 on a Tuesday night. Is that typical?

I had two opportunities to get sandwiches from Pressed Sandwiches, and I thought they were delicious and a bargain.

I can't wait to get back to Boston for some more chances to eat. Thank you all again.

Must-try restaurants near Omni Parker House?

Thank you, I'm not much of a meat eater myself, so your recommendations are extremely helpful!

Must-try restaurants near Omni Parker House?

Oh, my goodness... You guys are SO great! If anyone ever needs recommendations for Burlington, Vermont, or Montreal, please let me know! I'm so hungry right now for that sandwich...

Must-try restaurants near Omni Parker House?

These are all GREAT suggestions thus far. Thank you SO much!

Would Chacarero be a good place to pick up some sandwiches to eat outside during our lunch break? (That small chicken sandwich sounds great!)

Also, any recommendations for a late-night kind of place for wine/drinks, food and possibly music?

I'm looking forward to exploring the restaurants in the city as much if not more than I am this conference! Thank you again.

Must-try restaurants near Omni Parker House?

Next month I'll be staying in Boston at the Omni Parker House for a conference. I'm originally from NYC but I've been living in northern New England for way too long and I'm very anxious to get out into the city and EAT! I'd like some restaurant/bar recommendations that are in walking distance of the hotel. I don't need upscale and fancy--I'm an adventurous eater and a former food writer who loves a great atmosphere, creative menu, and just about any kind of cuisine--just nothing stodgy, fancy or touristy. Many, many thanks.