Fine dining at FIFTY-ONE LINCOLN
9 Places to Nosh in Newton!
It’s my favorite time of year. I love the lights, the hand written cards, the gathering with friends, and THE FOOD! Great dining is abound in Newton. The following list includes just a few of the many great places to nosh in Newton from casual coffee and dessert, lunch with friends, quick meal on the road, some great supper clubs, and fine dining experiences.
- Rosie’s Bakery – Grab a coffee or a cup of soup and bring home a special dessert!
- Los Amigos - You need to keep up your strength carrying all those packages…grab a delicious burrito!
- Rox Cafe – Grab lunch with colleagues, meet a client for lunch, stop in at the market for food to go.
- Blue Ribbon Barb-B-Q - Shopping all day, what to feed the family…problem solved
- THE LOCAL – Just like their tagline, “Live Simple, East LOCAL”
- Aquitaine Bar & Vin Bistro – Celebrate the season Parisian style!
- Farmstead Table - The phrase “elegant burger” is no longer an oxymoron!
- FIFTY-ONE LINCOLN – “Globally influenced, locally sourced, creatively driven”
- WABAN Kitchen - ”People who love to eat are the best kind of people.” – Julia Child
Bring home some brownies from Rosie’s Bakery!
Rosie’s Bakery - Take a shopping break and experience an award winning chocolate chip cookie with your favorite beverage. Bring home a dozen cookies and you will be very popular. For a holiday special, try the Eggnog Cheese Cake or a festive Yule Log. The chocolate Delirium is the perfect way to celebrate New Year’s or mark any special occasion! By the way, this is a shameless self promotion of my family’s business. Rosie’s is a Boston tradition! RosiesBakery.com, 9 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill - 617-277-5629
Los Amigos - The Village of Newtonville welcomed the arrival of Los Amigos Burritos this winter. Fresh ingredients, fast friendly service, and lots of yummy choices. For examples, 6 salsa choices include Pico de Gallo, Corn Salsa, Mango Salsa, Eggplant Salsa, Tomatillo Jalapeno, and Salsa Roja! They also have a great kid’s menu. I can’t wait to bring my granddaughter for a kid-tested-and-approved quesadilla. 324 Walnut Street, Newtonville.
Turkey Sandwich at The Rox
Rox Cafe - For Keller Williams REALTORS® , Rox Cafe is one of our favorite business hotspot. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, there are an abundance of choices. Fabulous sandwiches come with Paul’s special potato salad, coleslaw slaw, or sweet potato fries. Check out the market for soups and sandwiches to go. Every day from 4 to 6 PM enjoy 1/2 priced appetizers. Sit at the beautiful bar and watch your favorite sport on 4 televisions. Roxcafenewton.com - 27 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands - 617-916-0239.
Blue Ribbon Bar-B-Q - is a take out safe place for families in Newton. Whether you want to grab take out dinner for the family or host a large event, you will make everyone happy with Blue Ribbon Bar-B-Q. 1375 Washington Street, West Newton – 617-332-BLUE
Inspired by the classic roadside barbecue joints that dot the American South, Blue Ribbon offers the best of authentic Southern regional barbecue. All of our barbecue is cooked at low temperatures for long periods of time over oak and hickory hardwoods, producing moist, bold, flavorful meats. You’ll feel as though you’ve been brought back to a lost version of America. - blueribbonbbq.com
Aquitaine Bar & Vin Bistro - My husband, Eliot, and I love this Parisian style bistro for drinks and dinner. Executive Chef Seth Woods’ seasonal menu includes many classics such as House Made Ravioli with Duck Confit, Lemon Sole Meuniere, and Moulard Duck a L’Orange (happens to be my favorite). The atmosphere exudes warmth especially this time of year when friends meet for lunch and exchange gifts. Be sure to note the special seasonal menus for Christmas and New Years. 11 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill – 617-734-8400
THE LOCAL - New England style pub celebrating seasonal and local foods. I highly recommend the Seminola Crust Fish & Chips. Be sure to check out the daily specials and late night menu. Follow The Local on Facebook at facebook.com/TheLocalRestaurant - liveeatloal.com, 1391 Washington Street, West Newton – 617-340-2160
Creative American food at Farmstead Table
Farmstead Table - My family agrees that the burger at Farmstead Table is the best they have ever had. Trust me, this place is special. Better yet, read the following review.
We just had an amazing meal this evening. Probably the best butternut squash soup I’ve ever eaten. Braised pork with pureed parsnips and chard. Fabulous! - facebook.com/farmsteadtable , 71 Union Street, Newton – 617-928-6000
FIFTY-ONE LINCOLN - One of Newton’s finest dining spots…starting from the “curb appeal”, this restaurant is a little big of European elegance with a strong intention to support local and organic farmers. Be sure to take note of the special New Year’s Eve event.
NEW YEAR’S EVE @ 51 LINCOLN - It’s (almost) that time of the year again! Time to bid adieu to 2013 and get ready to embrace the New Year (hopefully with a full belly and glass!) Here at 51, we will be celebrating by offering a stunning 5 course tasting menu. From lobster to truffles, Champagne to Zinfandel, we will be reveling in all things luxury on this festive night and invite you to join us for what will surely be a night to remember! Read more.
The Waban Kitchen
WABAN Kitchen - ”People who love to eat are the best kind of people.” – Julia Child
How lucky are we that JEFFREY P. FOURNIER, Chef/Owner of - FIFTY-ONE LINCOLN has opened up The Waban Kitchen. Stop by for a lovely supper, be sure to check out the specials. wabankitchen.com, 1649 Beacon Street, Waban – 617-558-7677
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