The vast majority of restaurants in Beacon Hill haven't changed their menu in decades. That's okay for classic places like Paramount or Toscano who are usually packed with both locals and tourists regardless, but classic isn't necessarily what all Beacon Hillers are looking for in a local restaurant, especially in a city that's going through somewhat of a food revolution everywhere else. That's why The Tip Tap Room was an instant success when it opened in June. It gave younger residents a much needed haven for craft beer and exciting food.
The same Beacon Hill outdatedness goes for brunch, and once again Brian Poe and The Tip Tap come to the rescue. As of early January, Tip Tap is now serving brunch, and giving yet another much needed update to the Beacon Hill dining scene. The menu is, as all Poe menus are, a little wacky. He takes classic dishes and spices them up with inventive ingredients and unexpected combinations of sweet and savory.
Here are some highlights from The Tip Tap Room's Tipsy Brunch:
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Michelle Zippelli is a Boston based hedonist who is committed to finding the best food that Boston has to offer. She has lived in Boston for 6 years and works in online marketing. Michelle loves meatballs, live music, exotic cheeses, Mexican food, spur of the moment dance parties, and all things pickled.
Jacki Morisi is a self-proclaimed bon vivant extraordinaire. A Boston native whose waking hours are exclusively focused on travel, music, food, and fare ... emphasis on food and fare. She's a firm believer that just because you're living on a young professional's budget doesn't mean you have to sacrifice taste, and carries this mantra into each and every dining endeavor.