Blog Re-Launch Party: Boston

Our friends at are relaunching their blog - and what better way to celebrate than with some of Boston's most fabulous foodies? So we at Google Places are throwing a private, 15-person cocktail party at one of Cambridge's hottest new restaurants: Catalyst ( 

We have their Fireplace Room all to ourselves, and will be tasting some of the chef-recommended favorites (including a house made charcuterie, seared scallops with bacon relish, honey glazed duck breast with scallion pancakes, parmesan truffle fries, a choice of drinks...and more). 

Not only will we be noshing, but each guest will receive a free 60-day subscription to And since we only have room for 15, we're going to choose to invite the 15 people who write quality reviews on Google Places.

How to Win an Invite:

1. Fill out this quick form:

2. Review as many restaurants as you like on Google Places by 11:59 PM on Thursday, January 26, 2012.

3. Each quality review you write will be judged as a new entry. We’ll go through all the reviews you write during the contest period and give them points. If you’re wondering what we’re looking for in a quality review, here are a few things to consider:

a. Originality – how creative or original is your review style? 
          b. Capturing the spirit of the place – how well do you describe the atmosphere? 
c. Unique viewpoints – do you offer a unique point of view? 
d. Writing style – how well written is your review?

The fifteen (15) entrants with the highest number of points will each be invited to the party at 7PM on Sunday, January 29. The winners will be notified via e-mail on Friday, January 27. You must be 21 to enter. To read the official rules, click here.