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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 2:49 pm 
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I'd prefer early-ish, but anything is fine, and I'm definitely in for dinner.

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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Sun Oct 06, 2013 6:30 pm 
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I can do both lunch and dinner on the 31st! I like to eat. Should I make a reservation at Elephant Walk for dinner? How many (ish) people? Do you guys mind if we make it earlyish?


Earlyish is good! I dunno how many people?

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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 2:11 am 
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6:00 pm at Elephant Walk on the 31st? The Boston location. I just noticed that dinner is expensive by Americaland standards so if anyone wants to join me somewhere for a cheap(er) lunch (is My Thai worth it?) I am so there. Do you guys think I need a reservation for EW?


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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:16 am 
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Woohoo! I just checked out the menu! This is going to be awesome. Not sure if a reservation is required or not if it's not going to be a large party. It sounds like it wouldn't be a bad idea based on their website though. Should I call?

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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:24 pm 
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I doubt that you'd need a reservation at Elephant Walk on a Wednesday night, but someone could call early that day to check. Whoops, the 31st is a Thursday, heh. I do recommend calling to ask if one would be necessary at least, but since it is an early dinner it may not be. I am tentatively in for dinner there and will confirm a little closer to the date. Also, I recommend keeping an eye on Groupon until then because Elephant Walk has good deals on there pretty frequently.

Lunch is also a possibility for me if you go to My Thai since I can walk there during my break, but I probably won't know until a day or two before since it depends how busy I am at work.

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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 4:17 pm 
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ndpittman, if you don't mind calling, that'd be great! You can put it under my name or yours if you want. I'm pretty sure you know my name. :)

I feel like it's not going to be a ton of us but maybe some others will join closer to the date. My sister might be coming earlier too, in which case she'll join us. yay!


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 6:37 pm 
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Lunch is also a possibility for me if you go to My Thai since I can walk there during my break, but I probably won't know until a day or two before since it depends how busy I am at work.

I'll just plan to go there for lunch and hopefully it works out! :)


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Are there any places in Chinatown (or anywhere really) that have good vegan banh mi?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:06 pm 
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My favorite banh mi is the food truck Bon Me. Here's their locations http://www.bonmetruck.com/locations

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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:33 am 
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ugh. i think i am working the days you're in boston.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 1:04 pm 
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Ok, I made a reservation for 5 people, Elephant Walk Boston, 6pm, Oct 31. I put vijita's name but gave my phone number, because I know that one. :) I will call and change closer if need be.

Yea!!! I'm so excited!

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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:13 pm 
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Yay! I wish I could do lunch as well, maybe, but then making dinner would get interesting. :-\

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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:29 pm 
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I'm super bummed that esme can't come, but still stoked (esme, come if you can!). I feel like the Eastern US is a total mystery to be because I've only been to NYC. I hope I don't accidentally wear flip flops with hemp socks and embarrass myself.

Thanks for making the reso ndpittman! I'm looking forward to meeting you guys! Does anyone want vegan kit-kats from Canada or anything?


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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:44 am 
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Yay! I am marking both lunch and dinner in my calendar so I don't forget. I'm pretty excited about the possibility of TWO PPK meals in one day! My fiance might come for dinner, too.

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vijita wrote:
Does anyone want vegan kit-kats from Canada or anything?

Oh, I just saw this. YES KITKATS, omg. Fiance was just whining the other day about the lack of vegan kitkats and would be super excited (as would I).

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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:35 pm 
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so tentative 12 at My Thai and definite 6 at Elephant Walk. I am stoked!


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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
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I looked in Toronto for vegan kit kats and couldn't find them. Was I blind?!?

In any case, super stoked!

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2013 1:33 pm 
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crepe! I just now saw this thread! I want to meet you, too! I don't know if I can meet at either of those times but I'll see if I can wiggle in something.

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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:14 pm 
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I just bought some kit-kats and Aero bars!


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:09 pm 
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Err, real quick...what do you guys normally do for airport-Boston downtown transportation? I'm assuming there will be a shuttle taking me near my destination (Back Bay) but if you have any tips or tricks I do like saving money. :) I'll be coming in on Wednesday around 6:30 pm.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:53 am 
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There's a shuttle to the T (subway). Blue line to state street, change to orange line to back bay. I think it's inbound, but that gets confusing. It will be the direction 'to Forest Hills'.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:19 am 
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Thank you!


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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:54 am 
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Hey, I just wanted to confirm, I'm definitely coming to dinner on Thursday with my fiance. Lunch is still a maybe but I will let you folks know either way first thing Thursday morning.

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 Post subject: Re: Boston and Amherst! I am coming to you!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:05 am 
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No worries! I'm planning on the vegan Thai place but I'm totally okay if I dine alone. :) Looking so forward to Elephant Walk! My sister doesn't get in until 9 so it'll just be me with you lovely ppkers.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:17 pm 
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Oh and FYI my cat "marked me" last night (she took a particularly sharp claw and gave me a perfectly placed "bhindi" slash third eye slash bleeding wound), so I look kind of like I belong to some weird gang. Bonus, you can find me easily!


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