Menton (Boston, MA)

Posted on December 9, 2012 by

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(Menton Facade)

Menton is Boston chef-restaurateur Barbara Lynch’s latest fine dining venture. The website mentions that it is “a blend of French discipline and Italian passion,” and while I’m not particularly fond of Italian cuisine, I was curious to see how the tasting menu would manage to balance both sensibilities. The critical response has been quite effusive and since opening in 2010, the restaurant has been showered with accolades; it has been awarded 5 diamonds from AAA, 5 stars from the Forbes Travel Guide, and was a James Beard Finalist for Best New Restaurant. It is also part of the Relais and Chateaux guide. I figured that Menton would be interesting because while it is new, the chef-owner is probably the best-known chef in the city. With this in mind, I ambitiously scheduled the Chef’s Tasting on the same day as my extended lunch tasting at L’Espalier.

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