UrbanDaddy is a free exclusive email magazine devoted to keeping you in the know.

Boston Home > Nightlife > Road Warrior

Published February 22, 2013

Road Warrior
Porchetta and Serious Cocktails in Fort Point

We just spoke with Large Marge.

She’s our on-call, porchetta-sensing telephone psychic.

Her prediction: you’re going to want to brave the arctic winds of Fort Point over the next several days.

Mainly due to: Tavern Road, a new cocktailing asylum with whole animals and homage-paying wall art, aiming to open on Congress Street early next week.

A delicate balance must be struck when claiming a new local haunt in Fort Point. Needs to be a little industrial, a little artsy. In short: this. It’s courtesy of chef Louis DiBiccari (Sel de la Terre, Storyville), who used local artists to create a stunning 30-foot wall mural that pays homage to his master sculptor uncle.

You’re going to want to hit this place after work with your buddies, starting at the bar. They’ve got bottled beer but no beer taps, so you’ll kick things off with a Blush Baby (white and amber rum, blackberry, wine) or one of the other cocktails designed by the staff’s bartender friends across the country (in this case, NYC’s Clover Club).

Then, you’ll grab a table and dig into plenty of oysters, spit-roasted quail, porchetta and rabbit (all small-plated for sharing). But if you want a stronger tipple-assisting base, go with “Today’s Animal”—dishes using local whole animals, like pigs from Massachusetts, lambs from Maine and goats from Vermont.

Vermont makes some impressive goats.
  • August 18, 2014

    The Frozen One

    The Frozen One
    5 Icy Cocktails Right When You Need Them

  • August 08, 2014

    Mr. Tea

    Mr. Tea
    A Big Blue Room Full of Spiked Tea and Bao

  • July 25, 2014

    Spin Zone

    Spin Zone
    5 Boston DJ Nights You Should Know About

  • June 27, 2014

    All for ’Naut

    All for ’Naut
    Somerville’s Got a Really Big Beer Place Now

  • June 17, 2014

    Call or Nothing

    Call or Nothing
    Fried Chicken and Things in Fenway’s Shadow

© 2014 UrbanDaddy.
All Rights Reserved.
Photo: Melissa Ostrow