Joanne Chang’s Boston
JOANNE CHANG is one of America’s premiere chefs and the owner of two beloved Boston eateries: Flour Bakery and Meyers + Chang. A graduate of Harvard, Joanne left a high profile management career to pursue her passion for cooking and became a household name when her sticky buns beat Bobby Flay’s version on an episode of Throwdown with Bobby Flay. Joanne’s also the author of two great cookbooks: Flour and Flour Too. Here’s what Joanne loves about her hometown, Boston.
TRULY UNIQUE BOSTON EXPERIENCES
Tea at Bristol Lounge in the Four Seasons overlooking Boston Common.
A leisurely walk through Harvard Square.
A visit to the Institute of Contemporary Art along the waterfront.
In the winter, skating on Frog Pond in the Boston Common.
WHERE TO EAT
Neptune Oyster for incredibly fresh seafood.
Another great option for delicious seafood is Island Creek Oyster Bar.
Near the ICA, Sam’s for a good meal and gorgeous views of Boston Harbor.
Myers + Chang (of course!)
Oishii for amazing sushi.
No. 9 Park for a fancy dinner.
WHERE TO SLEEP
The Ritz-Carlton if you can- it’s in the middle of Boston and service is impeccable.
Other great options are the Intercontinental or the Westin Copley.
WHERE TO SHOP
Louis has amazing high end shopping for men and women.
Tremont Street is always a lot of fun.
Newbury Street is known for shopping and there are a lot of great little boutiques along with larger stores to explore.
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