City Guide for Boston, MA
01The Thirsty Scholar
Glass-fronted Irish pub where MIT and Harvard folks hoist a few.
02Hungry Mother
Tiny, popular restaurant with high-end Southern food and slow cocktails.
03The Arnold Arboretum
Botanical garden with educational forums at Harvard. Open daylight hours.
04The North End
Boston's Little Italy, beckoning with narrow streets and a charming waterfront.
05Casa Romero
Alley restaurant in the Back Bay, inlaid with Spanish tiles; always a food hit.
06The Harvard Bridge
Measured in legendary Smoots, a walkable bridge with stunning views day or night.
07Galleria Umberto
Italian luncheon nook where the calzones are fresh and the line's out the door.
08Island Creek Oyster Bar
THE spot to slide down some oysters and cocktails before a Red Sox game.
09The Citizen Pub
THE spot to select from a line of whiskeys or microbrews after a game at Fenway.
10 OMBE Integrative Health Center
Drop-ins welcome -- $15 for yoga -- at this organic, peaceful health center.