The bright colors, lively Indian music and exciting new tastes at Tantric are sure to put a smile on your little one's face.
Many people flock to the “family friendly” dining options that plague the city. Establishments such as Joe’s American Bar and Grill or Uno’s do offer spacious seating, plenty of high chairs, a staff (and cliental) prepared to handle fussy children and loud noises, as well as potties prepped with changing tables. However, these types of restaurants leave little to the imagination.
There are times when this kind of convenience and known brand or product are needed when venturing out to eat as a family. However, it is important to remember that one of the many benefits of living in the city is the surplus of fine dining, ethnic restaurants, diversity and culture that you can enjoy and expose your children to.
In an effort to highlight some of the smaller, less likely termed “family friendly” options, Boston Babies will share a few favorite restaurants that are much more family friendly than you would imagine and are hidden jewels within the city. These menus will tempt your taste buds and offer a memorable culinary experience for you and your little one.
The first of many restaurants to explore is Tantric, offering a selection of Indian food and located conveniently on 123 Stuart Street, in Boston’s Downtown Theatre District. See below for some top tips on what to order and continue to check back with Boston Babies (Category: “Diversify Your Dining”) for upcoming restaurants to try out in the city. Continue Reading
As the spring and summer months sizzle in the city, many wonderful opportunities surround Boston Babies. There are endless diverse restaurants, which encourage babies to test out new tastebuds, as well as a multitude of museums to take advantage of on those rainy New England days. Another favorite among families is the endless green space, many of which also offer playgrounds.
“Playing” outdoors is an activity that has become extinct over the generations, but is an essential part of children’s ability to learn, grow, develop and explore. This free play outdoors enables Boston Babies to take advantage of the fresh air and nature. Playing in the green space and parks also encourages physical activity and imagination, two things that often fall to the waste side in our over stimulated, “plugged in” society.
The Rose F. Kennedy Greenway has a series of events throughout the spring and summer focused on providing outdoor activities for Boston residents. While no one can deny that city living can get costly, there are so many FREE opportunities that exist which are entertaining, enjoyable and often educational. Living in the city is a luxury due to the diversity, opportunities, dining, culture and possibilities that come with an urban environment. These FREE events are another amazing aspect to make note of throughout the year, but especially as the weather gets warmer and the city is in full swing.
See below for just a few family favorites to enjoy with your little one:
Mobile Food Fest:
Saturday, May 5, 2012, 11:30am-7:00pm
Carousel Grand Opening:
Thursday, May 17, 2012, 6:00-8:00pm
Visit The Greenway Conservancy to learn more about other activities from concerts to art festivals.
Looking for family friendly finds? Dennis offers delicious dining options, such as bakeries and coffee shops, that will appeal to the whole family.
Boston Babies have been battling the brisk breeze after a teasing taste of summer just a few short weeks ago. However, as the temperature increases, and signs of summer are in the air, folks begin the search for family friendly vacation destinations.
In an effort to help navigate this task, Boston Babies will continue to feature family focused outings. Information will include “stay-cation” opportunities, from the Harbor Islands to Newburyport, as well as farther excursions to the Cape, trips cross country and adventures outside the states.
As the spring and summer kick off, stay tuned to Boston Babies, visit Boston Babies’ Facebook Page and follow boston_babies via twitter.
Read below, as featured Mom of the North End, Haley Cutter, once again describes the family friendly setting of Dennis in the Cape and great food finds to enjoy with your little one. Continue Reading
Boston Babies belted out ballads at last Sunday's "Make Way for Ducklings" Brunch at the Four Seasons Hotel, Boston.
Over 27 adults and 15 children, ranging from 7 weeks to 5 years old, enjoyed brunch at The Four Seasons Hotel, Boston last Sunday, April 1, 2012.
Friends and family from in and around the city met and mingled in Aujourd’hui from 11am-2pm, while their Boston Babies used this second floor premier function room as their personal play space. With floor to ceiling windows overlooking the historic Boston Public Garden, and a venue decorated in classic and elegant colors, the space was a perfect setting to celebrate spring. Continue Reading