Harvard Magazine: Tastes and Tables: Hold the Beans

“Beans are good for the heart…but many vegetarian restaurants mistakenly offer “1,001 ways to mash, mix, and fry the garbanzos” instead of dreaming up more creative and beautiful plant-based fare—paired with fine wines and cocktails.

Enter True Bistro. Opened in 2009, this Teele Square gem offers all of the latter in a svelte black-and-white setting with tablecloths, candles, and usually a bouquet of flowers on every table. The high ceiling lends airiness while tall windows smartly admit light through frosted glass that blots out the ugly sight of frenzied traffic. The place holds about 30 people and feels very calm, especially with jazz oozing softly from well-placed speakers.”

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