He Said...
The places in Boston that knock Michael Chiklis's Sox off


LODGING
The Ritz-Carlton Boston,
very expensive, (617) 536-5700, www.ritzcarlton.com/hotels/boston


DINING
Abe & Louie's,
steak house, expensive to very expensive, (617) 536-6300, www.bbrginc.com/al

Joe Tecce's Ristorante and Café, Neapolitan, moderate to expensive, (617) 742-6210, www.joetecces.com

L'Espalier, French, very expensive, (617) 262-3023, www.lespalier.com

Lucia Ristorante & Bar, Italian, moderate to expensive, (617) 367-2353, luciaristorante.com

Mamma Maria, Italian and New American, expensive, (617) 523-0077, www.mammamaria.com

Petit Robert Bistro & Pastry Bar, French, expensive, (617) 375-0699, www.petitrobertbistro.com


NIGHTLIFE
Cask 'n Flagon,
(617) 536-4840, www.casknflagon.com

The Middle East, (617) 864-3278, www.mideastclub.com

The Paradise, (617) 562-8800,
www.thedise.com

The Roxy, (617) 338-7699,
www.roxyplex.com


ATTRACTIONS
Boston Children's Museum,
(617) 426-8855, www.bostonkids.org

Fenway Park, (617) 226-6666 (tours) or www.redsox.com (tickets)

New England Aquarium, (617) 973-5200, www.neaq.org


SHOPPING
Copley Place,
(617) 369-5000