Sunday, March 3, 2013

Mela {South End, Boston}

Photo credit: DestinationsPerfected.com

As much as we love the old school vibe and Italian offerings of our North End neighborhood, Chuck and I are beginning to miss the variety and constantly changing restaurant scene we were had in our neighborhood in DC. Last night we had a hankering for Indian food and after about 10 minutes of research settled on Mela in the South End.

We haven't explored the South End and had the same thought upon arrival: this looks like Logan Circle. Plenty of new restaurants dotting wide streets, offering many different types of cuisine. Mela, part of One World Restaurants (including Kashmir and Diva), is located in the middle of the main drag and is rather small in size with with a hip vibe. There were quite a few groups waiting in the entryway (who seemed to have reservations) so we thought it might be awhile, but by some miracle we were seated immediately. First impressions, woohoo!

The menu is standard for an Indian restaurant. If you are on a date and in an eating mood, we recommend going with the non-vegetarian dinner for two. For $45 total (not per person), each guest is served a bowl of mulligatawny soup and meat samosas to start. We were allowed to pick two entrees and went for the traditional lamb vindaloo and butter chicken. Our entrees were served with basmati rice, naan, and an assortment of tandoori meats. Still hungry? We each got to pick a dessert. The food was excellent and for the price of the dinner for two, we couldn't have been happier with the meal.




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  1. I clicked through to your blog just because of the name - awesome. I'm headed to the DC area to visit my grandparents later this year. I'll have to put this place on the list -- big bang for your buck it seems!

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