by Stuff Boston
| July 09, 2012
Maybe we’ve just been watching too much Real Housewives, but on a hot summer day nothing sounds more refreshing than blowing off our responsibilities, gathering a gaggle of our dearest, and sipping champagne until the sun goes down. (And then smashing the glass over a friend’s head. It’s a form of affection.) So we plan to play serious hooky once The Reserve opens inside The Langham, Boston (250 Franklin Street, 617.451.1900) next month. A result of the Langham’s massive lobby renovation, the Reserve will become the hotel’s third dining spot, joining BOND and Café Fleuri. It’s being touted as a “champagne lounge” with an especially extensive selection of bubbly. If you’re a classy broad — say, the type who would wind up on The Real Housewives of DC — know that the Reserve will also launch a traditional Tiffin afternoon tea, served by staff who have been specially trained in hoity-toity tea-handling etiquette. The rest of us? We’ll make like those girls from dirty Jersey, order up some New England– and European-inspired nibbles (like Maine lobster sliders and gazpacho), and keep the Cristal flowing. On that bitch’s head, a’ight.