Contessa

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Dec 13, 2021

13 Boston Restaurants That Have Christmas Dinner Covered This Year

A four-course, prix-fixe menu with epic views of the city sounds like a divine present to us. The restaurant atop the Newbury hotel is offering a Christmas Day dinner for $195 per person that includes squash carpaccio, prime rib with au jus, and grilled branzino—pretty much all the stuff you’re not even remotely capable of making yourself.

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Boston
Nov 16, 2021

14 Boston Restaurants That Have Thanksgiving Dinner Covered This Year

The most coveted reservation in town is offering its first-ever Thanksgiving menu. It’s a four-course feast with an Italian twist: meatballs, ricotta gnudi, roasted turkey, pancetta Brussels sprouts, and cranberry mostarda. And if you want to forego the turkey entirely, a ribeye and porterhouse are also available as a main dish. Either way, you’ll be savoring the pumpkin ice cream and Boston Cream Pie almost as much as those rooftop views.

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Boston
Nov 12, 2021

Everywhere You Need to Eat in Boston Right Now

The gist: This rooftop oasis perched atop The Newbury Boston is the cherry on top of the city’s most exciting vertical suite of luxurious offerings. From hospitality company Major Food Group, Contessa is a 4,000-square-foot grand trattoria space, luxuriously appointed in Art Deco details that almost—almost—pull you away from the sweeping skyline views.
The food: The Italian menu invites you to dine on prosciutto from five different regions, tortellini en brodo, pizzas, and dry-aged bistecca fiorentina. Start with a spritz, move onto a Negroni or martini, and revel in an evening spent with your head literally in the clouds. Just plan ahead, because this is the most coveted reservation in the city; the new lunch menu may be your best bet.
The cost: Starters and shareables $14-$28, pizzas $21-$25, mains $20-$26, beverage prices vary.

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