Eastern Standard Kitchen and Drinks anchors Boston’s bustling Kenmore Square, inviting diners with its vivid red awning and dramatically lofty ceilings. Chef Jamie Bissonnette puts flavor front and center in moderately-priced comfort dishes like ribeye and veal schnitzel. To match, wine director Ed Mancuso created a value-focused wine list with a hefty selection of New and Old World wines, with 12 wines by the glass and a carafe program that makes sampling an affordable option.
528 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, Massachusetts
Bar & Grill
This story appears in the print issue of February 2006.
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