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Feast: Rehearsal Dinner at UpStairs on the Square

October 19, 2013

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Last Friday, my then almost-husband and I shared a fantastic rehearsal dinner with our family at UpStairs on the Square, a Harvard Square institution for over 30 years and the place where my parents first met my now actual-husband. UpStairs had set up the Soiree Room beautifully, everything they served was delicious, and the staff was extremely helpful and generally fantastic. The woman who helped us plan, Caroline Koelker, was a real pro. We had an amazing time and we were looking forward to going back for years to come.

Until yesterday, when I learned that Upstairs on the Square’s landlord has decided to sell the building, and that they will close in just a few months – after New Years. Heartbreaking! Now instead of showing our future kids the place where we had our rehearsal dinner, we’ll have to say “hey kids, see that dive bar?” or more probably “hey kids, see that Banana Republic?”

I wish the gracious owners and fantastic party throwers, Mary-Catherine Deibel and Deborah Hughes, all the best, and I really hope they make a go of it at another location. Thank you both, as well as Caroline and everyone on staff at our rehearsal dinner, for a beautiful event. You will be missed!

3 Comments leave one →
  1. Dave Copeland permalink
    October 19, 2013 1:26 pm

    She lives! Tell Ken he can stop pestering me to get you back to blogging.

  2. Ken permalink
    October 25, 2013 3:02 pm

    Good to see that Kate now has time again for her 2nd (After Larry the 1st & before Dave the 3rd) “True Love” of being a Food Critic! It was a great meal & a superbt event to start a very special weekend!
    Best, Ken

  3. Ken permalink
    November 1, 2013 11:50 pm

    Isn’t this “Honeymoon” from the Blog a little too long?

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