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Food & dining

dining out

Society on High is a better place to drink than to eat

It is late summer, as hot and humid at 8 p.m. as it was in the middle of the day. A measure of the weather: Society on High’s alluring outdoor dining area is deserted. Even Bostonians, who drink patio season to the lees, are sticking with AC. We take a seat inside, and a server appears.

“Our special tonight is foie gras-stuffed pheasant with a tawny Port reduction,” she says.

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