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ArtBar Spotlights the Season with introduction of Winter Seasonal Menu

Sustainable, Locally Sourced and Celebrating New England

ArtBar serves refined comfort food in a warm, intimate retreat for food and art lovers. The restaurant features innovative, refined, seasonal New England cuisine, with a menu designed for discovery of the region’s specialties along with classic seasonal cocktails and a well-curated wine list offering an exciting collection available by the bottle or glass. Located at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston, the interior boasts spectacular selections from the hotel’s world-class art collection.

The winter seasonal menu being introduced the 28th of this month offers winter root vegetable bisque; Boston Bibb salad with local goat cheese, sugared pecans, Asian pears and Vermont maple and chive vinaigrette; braised short rib with polenta and panko fried egg; Georges Bank sea scallops; house made gnocci with broccoli rabe, roasted butternut squash and brown butter; and seared Gloucester Cod with chorizo, escarole, littleneck clams and purple potatoes.  The winter cocktail menu includes Writers Block (ice wine, pisco, dolin dry vermouth, house made grapefruit shrub), Ginger & Oatmeal Flip (local Oatmeal stout, snap, demerara syrup, organic egg) and New American Oak Charred Barrel Aged White Manhattan (Boston’s own Bully Boy white whiskey, dolin blanc, rhubarb bitters).  The restaurant also features daily desserts created by its on-site pastry team.

ArtBar offers an award winning riverfront patio experience in the city. The restaurant offers brunch on the weekends until 3 p.m.  The menu features a deviled egg trio with Great Hill Bleu and bacon, Maine shrimp, and roasted red pepper tapenade; cinnamon challah French toast; and garlic & herb tagliatelle with roasted butternut squash, broccoli rabe, shaved Vermont ayr; all served with fresh Starbucks coffee. Menu items included are available through the end of the winter season (mid-March). ArtBar is open weekdays for breakfast, lunch and dinner; and weekends for brunch and dinner. The comfortable outdoor space offers street level garden-style dining overlooking the Charles River and Boston skyline. The Patio at ArtBar is open daily weather permitting, Memorial Day through October.

Located on the Cambridge side of the Charles River overlooking the Boston skyline, the newly renovated Royal Sonesta Boston is a AAA approved Four Diamond upscale hotel and winner of a 2014 Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Meeting Facility. Guest amenities in this 400 room hotel include 24-hour fitness center, atrium-style indoor swimming pool, and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. The hotel restaurant, ArtBar, is a warm, intimate retreat for food and art lovers - featuring innovative seasonal American cuisine designed for discovery and for sharing, communal tables and seasonal outdoor patio. Studio, the hotel's coffee shop, is ideal for breakfast, lunch, coffee, and house-made pastries, while Motif, the cocktail lounge, is a gathering place with small plates and a martini cart. The hotel is also home to Restaurant dante – where owner/chef Dante DeMagistris presents fresh and creative cuisine with modern Italian influences. The hotel is conveniently located across the street from the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall with over 120 shops including Gap, Banana Republic, Macy’s and the Apple Store, and next door to the Museum of Science. For more information about the Royal Sonesta Boston visit and join the conversation at or
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