Boston for Dining – Delight Your Taste Buds With the Best in the Northeast

Which major east coast city is home to the 2007 Best Northeast Chef? If you said New York City and that is your final answer, you just lost the game. If you said Boston, you win the prize. And the 2007 James Beard Award Best Northeast Chef is just the beginning of what Boston has to delight your taste buds.

In the heart of fashionable Back Bay, in an 1880 townhouse, you will find sophisticated and modern New England-French cuisine, with an emphasis on artisanal and New England ingredients. At L’Espalier (30 Gloucester Street), you will also find Chef Frank McClelland, the 2007 James Beard Award Best Northeast Chef. Also in Back Bay, you’ll find a specialist in classic steak house cuisine and an award-winning wine selection at Capital Grille (359 Newbury Street). And at Vox (755 Boylston Street), known for its martinis, Chef Eric Bogardus offers dishes like Woven Flounder or Ostrich Stroganoff on an American Bistro-style menu.

Seafood is a New England classic and part of Boston’s history is its noted seafood. The Union Oyster House (41 Union Street), established in 1826, claims to be the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the USA. They claim you can find the best clam chowder in New England, along with fresh seafood. Reserve the booth John F. Kennedy favored while practicing law in his early days. Overlooking Boston Harbor, Anthony’s Pier 4 (140 Northern Avenue) offers an exceptional dining experience with the freshest seafood and succulent Maine lobsters. At Atlantic Fish Co. (761 Boylston Street) the kitchen serves up raw bar classics like shrimp cocktail, iced Littleneck clams and Blue Point oysters. For a more upscale ambience, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant (34 Columbus Ave, Boston Park Plaza Hotel) is just the ticket in the Theatre District.

Boston’s North End is famous for all things Italian, and the restaurants live up to the reputation. Cantina Italiana (346 Hanover Street) is a long-time favorite of locals and visitors alike. Open since 1931, Cantina Italiana is the oldest restaurant in the North End, and offers a warm and charming atmosphere with a relaxed dining experience. Ristorante Fiore (250 Hanover Street) offers authentic Italian cuisine in an elegant setting and the North End’s only seasonal patio and rooftop dining.

If Sunday Brunch is your dish, Café Fleuri (250 Franklin Street, The Langham hotel) was voted one of Boston’s best. The Sunday Jazz Brunch is just one of its specialties. It offers a brasserie-style dining experience, with an open kitchen and complete brick oven that allows diners a glimpse of culinary creativity firsthand. In addition to breakfast (voted “Best Power Breakfast”), lunch, and dinner seven days a week, Café Fleuri also offers a famous Saturday Chocolate Bar. Harvest (44 Brattle Street, Cambridge) offers another award-winning Sunday Brunch, as well as American cuisine showcasing the region’s freshest ingredients and seasonal product. Harvest was voted Top New England Restaurant by the Zagat Survey. If you’re packing kids, Bostonians recommend Toro (1704 Washington Street), voted Best of Boston 2007 Kid-Friendly Brunch.

For a meal with a view, Top of the Hub (800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, 52nd Floor) offers a 360-degree view of the city, plus live jazz and original American dishes with unique flavors.

No major city is without its friendly arguments over the best pizza and Boston is no exception. At Pizzeria Regina (11 Thacher Street), Bostonians have enjoyed tasty brick oven pizza for over 70 years. For specialty pizza, head to Croma (269 Newbury Street), where the special is in the combinations like Peking duck, scallions, and hoisin sauce, or bacon, sausage, mozzarella, and an egg, sunny-side up.

For casual dining, try Bukowski Tavern (50 Dalton Street), voted Best of Boston 2007 Pub Grub. The burgers are big and messy, and the menu includes classic barbequed chicken tenders and the one and only White-Trash Cheese Dip. If you want your casual with a healthy twist, try B. Good (131 Dartmouth Street), where two childhood friends offers guilt-free burgers, fries, along with vegetarian dishes and salads.

Top off your Boston tastebud tour with a confection from Choco Choco House (83 Pembroke Street), voted Best of Boston 2007 Chocolate. Or indulge in one of Boston’s favorite dishes, ice cream. Bostonians eat more ice cream per capita than anyone else in the USA, and when they want the best, it’s Christina’s (1255 Cambridge Street) with 40 rotating offerings, some created with ingredients from the spice shop next door.

Boston Nightlife

After a night of passionate culture nurturing another type of hunger makes it’s way: the dinning hour. In Boston, restaurants are like a second or many times first home for locals and travelers of course.

From early in the morning till late in the night, delicatessen and tasty pastries, traditional and nouvelle cuisine style blend to offer visitors the best gastronomy of the city. The traditional Boston Baked Beans famous since colonial times welcome any taste seeker who is in search of embracing local flavors.

And if it happens to be august, then Boston restaurant week welcomes visitors to taste the city’s flavors and ingenious cuisine. Boston’s chefs mix traditional dishes with new tendencies inspired in European cuisine as well as Asian and Latin American.

For all cuisine fans that are planning to walk about Boston streets this august, there is a must to attend to Boston restaurant week is going to offer the great combination of tastes and flavours at the restaurants taking part in this already tradition event every year.

And the Boston night continues after a copious dinner to have a drink or two to lounge bars and pubs scattered all over the city. The Waterfront neighborhood of Boston has emerged as the nightlife most fashionable area of the city where a pubs and bars such as Tia’s on the Waterfront welcome visitors after a day of town-walking or a full day of work offering cold bears and frozen margaritas in summer and hot beverages in winter.

And when the morning sets in the city of Boston, everyone starts their way home to the hotels or houses in and on the outskirts. Needless to say that for those who have had a bit too much margaritas or any alcoholic beverages to cool the night or warm it, the best way and the safest way to get home is by taking a Boston cab, by subway, by bus.

An so it ends another night in the old city capital of Massachusetts. The city is now at rest to gather energy for the nest night in down town Waterfront, ready to welcome Bostoners and foreigners.

Top 4 Best Selling High Ranking Sound Bars Home Theater Systems

Some people prefer sound bars home theater over traditional home theater speakers. For those of you, we’ve compiled this list of the 4 best selling high ranking sound bars home theater systems available for purchase online. We highly recommend that you check them out.

Sony HT-CT150
Average User Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (based on 136 customer reviews)

If you’re looking for that 3D surround sound experience without all of the annoying wires that can clutter up a room, then the Sony HT-CT150 is a great choice. You can easily mount this sleek looking sound bar directly to your TV, hang it on a wall, or stick it on a shelf. Realistic surround sound can be generated from just two front speakers with the Sony HT-CT150′s powerful 100% digital Sony S-Master amplifier and Digital Signal Processing technology.

VIZIO VSB200
Average User Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (based on 112 customer reviews)

If you are looking for a great quality system at an even better price then you’ll definitely want to check out the VIZIO VSB200. At just under $100, this home theater offers a lot of bang for your buck. The VIZIO VSB200 provides cutting edge sound technologies with its SRS TruSurroundHD and features four 3 inch high efficiency hand built mid/bass transducers and two 3/4 inch high performance aluminum dome neodymium tweeters.

Sony HT-CT350
Average User Rating: 4 our of 5 stars (based on 45 customer reviews)

Another great product from Sony, the Sont HT-CT350 packs a little bit more punch than the previous contenders on this page as it emulates full 5.1-channel surround sound virtually with its 400-watt 3.1-channel speaker bar. This sound bar is also perfectly designed to integrate with Sony Bravia TVs as it features a bracket for direct mounting as well as a Monolithic matching design for clean aesthetics. Another great thing about this system is the ability to connect multiple devices via HDMI to your surround sound system as well as the ability to easily switch between them, and then connect everything to your HDTV with just one HDMI cable.

Boston Acoustics TVEEM20B TVee Model 20
Average User Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (based on 37 customer reviews)

One of the lesser known best selling sound bar systems is the Boston Acoustics TVEEM20B TVee Model 20. This sound bars home theater system connects to your HDTV with just one cable and conveniently works with any remote. The Boston Acoustics TVEEM20B TVee Model 20 was designed to compliment flat panel TV’s of 32 inches in screen size and larger.