Dining Out, Newton-Style

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With owner, Bill, (from left to right), Becki, Jenna, Steph, Cara, Monique, Athena and Lauren

One thing you may not know about me, I don’t dine out very often.

My idea of a fancy-esque evening includes ordering sushi, picking it up and watching a mind-numbing reality show on TV. Or, much more likely, stopping at Whole Paycheck on my way home from work to grab something from the Hot Bar.

Buh-bye money I just made …

So when I got asked to a fun blogging dinner in Newton, Mass., I definitely didn’t turn it down! Not to mention the evening was to be spent with some incredible Boston bloggers — double win!!

Social Restaurant and Bar, located on Washington Street, has hands-down some of the best food I’ve eaten in a while. Aside from the incredible eats, the service was outstanding.

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Yellow fin tuna, sticky rice, spicy green beans, pickled daikon, avocado, sweet soy ginger sauce

My girl Monique, who blogs at Burpees to Bubbly, organized this amazing event with 8 area health and fitness bloggers. Some ladies I am friends with from Boston fitness events (Hi Athena, Steph and Becki!!), others it was my first time meeting — Cara, Jenna and Lauren!!

When we weren’t laughing and sharing stories, Social kept brining us platter after platter of delicious salads, entrees and desserts to try! Here are a few I would highly recommend:

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Rosemary-lemon roast chicken

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Maple roasted squash farro

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Heirloom beet salad

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Chocolate lava cake

Did I mention they validate free parking at the hotel next door AND street parking is free after 6 p.m.?

Go, seriously.

With amazing food and an awesome atmosphere, you really can’t go wrong.

See you in Newton 🙂
-TTT