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BEST Power Lunch

2006 BEST Power Lunch

Restaurant L


If you’re old enough, you’ll remember the scene in the movie Gigi where the ingénue steps into Maxim’s and tout society looks up to gawk. It’s instant replay every weekday afternoon at Restaurant L, which fills up early with power… read more»

2005 BEST Power Lunch



We’ve long lamented the disappearance of the three-martini lunch. But if such a luxury were still to exist, it would go down at Davio’s. Since relocating to its current perch in Park Square, Steve DiFillippo’s institution of Italian dining has… read more»

2004 BEST Power Lunch

No. 9 Park


Barbara Lynch’s famous prune-stuffed gnocchi with seared foie gras is generally evening fare, but the city’s power corps increasingly finds its way to her door for lunch. State House politicians and lobbyists lead the way, and others have followed, tracing… read more»

2003 BEST Power Lunch



Finding the right place to discuss a delicate legal matter or negotiate a contract can be a conundrum in this town. Sure, there are plenty of restaurants open for lunch, but by noon most are too packed, and the staff… read more»

2002 BEST Power Lunch



On any given afternoon, this sophisticated circular dining room is a discreet midday Who’s Who of dealmakers and deal breakers. But it’s not all business. Boston’s power elite flock to be wowed by chef Michael Schlow’s food, from steak tartare… read more»