Sunday, February 1, 2015

One for the Road

Tavern Road, your new Fort Point watering hole


Photo courtesy Mike Diskin

You can pave the road with yellow bricks, good intentions, or asphalt.

As long as it leads to the bar, we're on it.

Leave the GPS at home and follow us to Tavern Road, your new route to boozy bliss now open in Fort Point

Chef Louis DiBiccari's own journey towards Tavern Road comes after stops at Storyville and Sel de la Terre, and he's worked up a thirst for creative cocktails and eclectic beers from around the world along the way. 

Hence the menu is stocked with lively libations for the weary traveler, whether you're Down & Brown (Rye, Fernet, Benedictine, Maraschino) or looking for Heaven on Her Lips (Gin, lime juice, strawberry, basil leaves).

Then again, maybe you just need a cold beer, with 17 draft offerings ranging from the dependable (Notch Session Pilsner) to the decadent, as in the 22-oz. pour of Anchorage Galaxy

And wherever your next move takes you, be sure to get there on a full stomach of stuffed veal breast and rohan duck breast served underneath a 30-foot wall mural inspired by the neighborhood's artistic traditions.

Artfully crafted cocktails included, of course.

Tavern Road
343 Congress St., Fort Point
(617) 790-0808

Price: 2 (out of 4)
Noise: 2 (out of 4)
Subway: Red Line to South Station
Best bets: Rhode Island littleneck clams; flat iron steak; rohan duck breast
Road warrior: Try something from the "Cocktails from Friends" menu, featuring creations from bars in D.C., Manhattan and San Francisco.
Carnivore's choice: Ask your server about "Today's Animal," a weekly special featuring sharable entrees and appetizers made from every part of the pig, goat, lamb or other locally raised whole animal. 
Nearby: The Barking Crab; Rosa Mexicano; Blue Dragon

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