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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #100 on: June 15, 2014, 01:06:43 PM »
are you driving up from NY for a flight? I think you should stop and eat at the chubby chickpea on the way (if you take the 95). It's about 35 mins give or take 10 from the airport.

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #101 on: June 15, 2014, 01:36:13 PM »
are you driving up from NY for a flight? I think you should stop and eat at the chubby chickpea on the way (if you take the 95). It's about 35 mins give or take 10 from the airport.
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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #102 on: June 15, 2014, 01:45:37 PM »
are you driving up from NY for a flight? I think you should stop and eat at the chubby chickpea on the way (if you take the 95). It's about 35 mins give or take 10 from the airport.
I don't plan on driving straight to the airport, I'll have a couple hours in Boston, should I still go there over rubins?

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #103 on: June 15, 2014, 02:42:13 PM »

I'm going to be taking a flight from BOS tomorrow night, any suggestions for a good place to eat supper first.
Not looking for a high class sit down restaurant, just some good food
if you'r into Chinese, Taam China is pretty decent

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #104 on: June 15, 2014, 02:56:41 PM »
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #105 on: June 15, 2014, 03:00:28 PM »

Better than that IMHO, http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/31088
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the food was good, however I rate it decent because of the service,
The Chinese waitress was so aggressive at some point I feared she'd punch me in the face!!

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #106 on: June 15, 2014, 03:03:30 PM »
the food was good, however I rate it decent because of the service,
The Chinese waitress was so aggressive at some point I feared she'd punch me in the face!!
Lol. I found them blunt, but that's par for the course at a chinese restaurant.
Either way I don't go to chinese for atmosphere/service, all about the food and Taam China is among the better ones in the US. 
If it was a steakhouse I'd deduct more points.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #107 on: June 16, 2014, 04:30:17 PM »
For the locals.
Any idea who has mincha within the hour

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #108 on: June 16, 2014, 05:54:08 PM »
For the locals.
Any idea who has mincha within the hour

I doubt anyone.  Check the websites though. 
I'd check the kollel (kollel of greater boston) and the rebbe's (cong bais pinchos), and the mesivta (no website).  Most minchas are at shekia, so probably like 5 after 8.

Where'd you end up deciding to eat? 

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #109 on: June 16, 2014, 06:09:38 PM »
I doubt anyone.  Check the websites though. 
I'd check the kollel (kollel of greater boston) and the rebbe's (cong bais pinchos), and the mesivta (no website).  Most minchas are at shekia, so probably like 5 after 8.

Where'd you end up deciding to eat?
just left taam Chinese

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #110 on: June 16, 2014, 06:38:02 PM »
And can we have a review?

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #111 on: June 16, 2014, 07:01:45 PM »
And can we have a review?
of course, shortly, I want to see if it does funny stuff to my stomach

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #112 on: June 16, 2014, 07:15:56 PM »
of course, shortly, I want to see if it does funny stuff to my stomach

And what else did you do here? Did you go to my office?

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #113 on: June 16, 2014, 07:26:28 PM »
And what else did you do here? Did you go to my office?
which is?

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #114 on: June 16, 2014, 07:58:29 PM »
And can we have a review?
when we walked into taam Chinese at 545 there was not a soul there. The waitress left twice in middle of taking our order to answer the phone.
The food came pretty quickly, we started off with soup and eggrolls,
The egg drop soup was great and really hits the spot as well as the hot and sour soup. The eggrolls are standard, nothing to write home about nor cry about.
For the main, the veal lomein was not so hot and tasted funky on the other hand the szechuan beef was utterly amazing. Even though it was pretty empty when we were finishing it seemed like they were hurrying us up to get out.
Overall the place had pretty good food but Terrible service.
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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #115 on: June 16, 2014, 10:10:42 PM »
when we walked into taam Chinese at 545 there was not a soul there. The waitress left twice in middle of taking our order to answer the phone.
The food came pretty quickly, we started off with soup and eggrolls,
The egg drop soup was great and really hits the spot as well as the hot and sour soup. The eggrolls are standard, nothing to write home about nor cry about.
For the main, the veal lomein was not so hot and tasted funky on the other hand the szechuan beef was utterly amazing. Even though it was pretty empty when we were finishing it seemed like they were hurrying us up to get out.
Overall the place had pretty good food but Terrible service.
+1 though I didn't find them to rude, just harried and therefore not so attentive.

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #116 on: June 16, 2014, 10:48:37 PM »
+1 though I didn't find them to rude, just harried and therefore not so attentive.
same here, I never said they were rude, just the service could use a touch up

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #117 on: July 16, 2014, 06:43:54 PM »
my inlaws are going to boston for 2 nights
if I want to surprise them and get them a nice hotel which is the best place
I have like 30k UR and like 30K spg
I don't mind doing c&p
also im hyatt platinum and ihg platinum
I also have the free nights from my hyatt signup and ihg signup that I can use
any recommendations would be great, both for Boston proper and for near a shul

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #118 on: July 16, 2014, 06:57:13 PM »
how far is Waltham or Braintree from the touristy area and from the kosher food area

also what is the best restaurant in boston?

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Re: Boston Master Thread
« Reply #119 on: July 16, 2014, 08:35:26 PM »
my inlaws are going to boston for 2 nights
if I want to surprise them and get them a nice hotel which is the best place
I have like 30k UR and like 30K spg
I don't mind doing c&p
also im hyatt platinum and ihg platinum
I also have the free nights from my hyatt signup and ihg signup that I can use
any recommendations would be great, both for Boston proper and for near a shul
the  Liberty from Starwood's Luxury Collection would make an interesting choice.