paella in a metal pan with black mussels and shrimp

Recognized as Boston’s best tapas restaurant Toro has been pushing paella and cava for well past a decade. While the tapas are delicious, the more accurate accolade would be most popular. That is because its small space, combined with a … Continue reading


brown marble table set for 2 with red wine and white wine in glasses, 2 white napkins and 2 food plates

Since its opening in 2010, Menton has racked up the accolades. Everyone from the Boston Globe to Bon Appétit have raved about Menton, bestowing Best New Restaurant Awards. The James Beard Foundation has nominated Menton as best new restaurant and … Continue reading


table set with white napkin with red stripe and 2 forks a glass of red white a water with lime and a white plate with tuna and a black iron skillet

The South Ends quintessential neighborhood Brasserie is Gaslight, Brasserie du Coin, literally brasserie on the corner. It is a sister restaurant to Aquitaine one of our favorites. At Gaslight you will discover a setting with a Parisian feel informal, old … Continue reading


tuna sushi with scallions and white sauce on black plate

Another neighborhood sushi favorite. Fuji at Ink Block is the 10th restaurant to open from the Fuji Group. Nestled in the Ink Block, a new destination in the South End know for its glitzy new apartments, and a string of … Continue reading

Bar Mezzana

red cocktail with orange slice next to a white plate bread stick

Situated in the newly developed Ink Block section of the South End you will find one of favorite restaurants. Bar Mezzana seems to do it all with perfection. Perhaps that is because it is helmed by industry power couple Colin … Continue reading

Boston Chops

steak on top of green asparagus and a cream puree on a white plate

When you are craving a fine steak but not the cookie cutter corporate atmosphere, Boston Chops is the go to in the South End. This celebrated steakhouse has the rich facade of an old bank, which formerly occupied the space. … Continue reading


7 white plates with foods like 2 pizzas pasta salmon and an espresso

James Beard Award winning Chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette wanted to create an Italian restaurant with a cozy atmosphere and an inventive menu featuring small plates. They succeeded in a big way. Coppa is the neighborhood (and Boston) favorite. … Continue reading

The Buttery

brown board with pizza of prosecution and arugula

This is the quintessential neighborhood cafe on the most picturesque corner of the South End. The Buttery was started by two South End residents who loved their neighborhood so much they wanted to ensure everyone could find that great cup … Continue reading

Barcelona Wine Bar

Wood table with food fish grilled lemons and yellow dish

If tapas in Spain is your idea of an amazing dinner, then you will find Barcelona Wine Bar is a great alternative located only a few minutes walk from our hotel. Since its debut a couple years ago, Barcelona has … Continue reading

Post 390

white plate with 3 scotch egg sliced in half next to glass of white wine

When the weather starts to gets crisp – all the way through the chilly winter and sometimes late arriving spring, Post 390 serves as a cozy sanctuary steps from Copley Square in Back Bay. The names is a nod to … Continue reading