Saturday afternoon I went to the Cambridgeside Galleria with two of my best girls. One of our three musketeers is getting married this November and we other two were more than happy to join her this weekend on her quest for the perfect pair of outfits for her engagement photo shoot later this month.
While our bride-to-be circled each store, we flitted from rack to rack making our personal selections for her and buzzing back and forth from the dressing room to bring alternate sizes, colors and accessory options. We were so proud of our finished product, we even came up with a stylist name with which she can credit us in her engagement photos.
After over three hours of trying on clothes we were ready to refuel. I suggested Bambara at the Hotel Marlowe, which is literally around the corner from the mall entrance.
None of us had been to Bambara before and we were immediately struck by the upscale decor. The hostess walked us to a booth in the far, back corner of the restaurant.
For dinner, we each ordered a different salad from the menu. I ordered the Boston feta salad, which is basically a Greek salad with Boston lettuce. The feta cheese was delicious, the salad was perfectly dressed and the pita chips were a nice touch.
When we left the restaurant we headed through the hotel lobby to the ladies room. We were pleasantly surprised by how beautiful the hotel lobby was, including some funky furniture and murals.