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2 Pleasant St, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
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Like to have a meal with historic spirits? Visit the oldest tavern in MA. and one of the most historic watering holes in America. First erected in 1780 in Charlestown, George Washington dropped in for refreshments and Paul Revere counted it among...
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563 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
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Render Coffee is a great option for any and all who appreciate a carefully crafted cup of java. Located within walking distance of Copley Square on Columbus Ave, Render offers a variety of specialty coffees (including Counter Culture), boasts...
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15 Channel Center St, Boston, MA 02210, USA
Boston is having a moment with juice. You can find creative combinations all over the city. Nourish Your Soul was the first cold-press bar to open in Boston. Its menu includes seven variations on green juice alone. My favorite in this category is...
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306 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210, USA
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By Sunday, it was time for some serious day-drinking at Harpoon Brewery. For like 5 bucks, you go on a short tour with one of the cool guides through their brewing process. The facility is remarkably small. Highlights? The near-continuous jabs the...
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215 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
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Drinks in the old Charles St. Jail? Kudos to whoever dreamed up the idea to create Alibi in the former "drunk tank" for the City of Boston, a building with a storied past. Set in the Beacon Hill neighborhood, the original floors and brick walls...
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257 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113, USA
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There are two well-known pastry shops within about a block of each other in Boston's historic North End: Mike's Pastry and Modern Pastry. The two are engaged in a constant battle for supremacy, and any good Bostonian has a strong opinion in favor...
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318 Third St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
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If you recognize the name, you might have been one of the lucky recipients of the infamous "nut boxes" this spot is known for. Tatte's second location in Kendall Square {the other is in Brookline} serves other worldly breads and pastries along...
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271 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
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This Back Bay spot is one of my favorites. I would definitely recommend going here for the ambiance; i's a great date-night spot, or a place to grab a few drinks on the weekends. The decor includes black damask, printed walls, with red accent...
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270 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210, USA
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The chic, waterfront location of Legal Harborside will remind you of a beautiful yacht. Three floors offer the best of seafood, each in a distinct venue. The first floor is open and pays homage to Legal's casual beginnings. The market area will...
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52 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
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Located in the heart of Harvard Square, {additional location in Boston proper} this inviting cafe is guaranteed to take the chill off winter. The mulled cider is wonderful, but drinking chocolate, especially the dark variety, is a rich, decadent...
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165 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
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When you've been called "the best coffee in the world" by the likes of NPR and the NY Times, you've got the bar set pretty high. Thinking Cup does justice to those beans, and is a really great spot to get your morning or afternoon fix. Their cafe...
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10 Milk St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
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I usually think of tea when it comes to Japan, but one visit to Ogawa changed my mind. Aside from the gorgeous latte art they are known for, this artisan coffee house from Kyoto is committed to the perfection of the beverage through sourcing,...
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3 Battery Wharf, Boston, MA 02109, USA
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One of the best outdoor spots in Boston is just steps from the waterfront. Aragosta Bar and Bistro overlooks the harbor at the bottom of the city's North End. Fire pits provide the perfect venue for a summer evening cocktail and the lobster bake...
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70 Sleeper St, Boston, MA 02210, USA
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Boston’s seaport is a hive of activity and the strategically located Outlook is a fresh update on inventive, local cuisine. The modern space reveals an eco-chic ambience in an urban, waterfront setting. Innovation meets design and sustainability....
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348 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210, USA
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If you come to Sportello for a quick meal you'll undoubtedly linger over a glass of wine. Hand-selected to compliment each dish, their wine list is artisan-focused and reasonably priced. What's more, the modern space is warmed by their Italian...
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348 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210, USA
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The Ft. Point Channel neighborhood has undergone a renaissance of late, and Barbara Lynch's bar Drink is a fun addition to the scene. Arrive at the modern basement space and you're fate is left in the hands of the bartenders. Talk about your...
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2 Winter Pl, Boston, MA 02108, USA
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The supper club is reinvented for the next generation at Yvonne's, banishing any possible ghosts from the former Locke-Ober’s, and leaving just enough of the old girl (the beautiful hand-carved original bar and woodwork) to recognize her...
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500A Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
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This sophisticated cocktail bar is filled with slick contemporary furnishings. Combined with the dove grey color and tangerine accents, you might feel like you were in a friends well designed living space. 'Personal' mementos are strategically...
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541 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
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Great music and food with a seasonal collection of hand crafted cocktails make the Beehive a winner if you are looking for dinner and music. On the night I was there, the talent was a no show, and somehow they put together a small quartet to take...
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1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
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Having a sense of humor can do much to bring the intimidating world of wine down a notch. With categories like Pink Lady, Velvet Choice and Diana Nyad {better and stronger with age} you get the feeling Belly wine bar doesn't take itself to...