Dining in Suburbs

Dining & Reviews

Country Mile

By On March 21, 2019

The exterior of Country Mile on Belmont Street in Watertown is nondescript.  Like us, you may drive right by it unaware.  Had I paid closer attention ahead of driving there, I might have… Read More

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The Rail Trail Flatbread Company

By On October 12, 2017

Last weekend, my husband and I, along with a few other area food bloggers and influencers attended a Fall Menu tasting at The Rail Trail Flatbread Company in Hudson, Massachusetts. This was… Read More

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Ledger Restaurant & Bar

By On July 27, 2017

Ledger, a new restaurant and bar in Salem, Massachusetts opened in late June and some friends and I decided to give it a try just a few weeks later in early July.… Read More

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Branch Line

By On July 6, 2017

It seems like forever since I have done a restaurant review on the blog!  I am happy to report that I have a few coming up, including today’s post.  Going forward, I… Read More

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Island Creek Oyster Bar – Burlington

By On January 26, 2017

If you are a fan of oysters, then you have undoubtedly tasted the omnipresent Island Creek Oysters that appear on menus across the country.  What started as an oyster farming business has grown… Read More

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The Blue Ox

By On September 17, 2015

The city of Lynn, once a bastion of manufacturing (shoes in particular) has some really great things going on, not the least of which is a female mayor, but that’s for another… Read More

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By On July 30, 2015

This past Spring, one of my dearest friends, Susan invited me to a luncheon for the Massachusetts General Hospital Friends of Cancer Center in Boston.  It was a lovely event and proceeds… Read More

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Zebra’s Bistro and Wine Bar (now closed)

By On May 7, 2015

When my husband and I moved from the city to the suburbs, there were only a couple of fine dining establishments nearby.  We missed being able to find a great meal without… Read More

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Red Bird

By On March 19, 2015

When Moody Street’s beloved Tuscan Grill closed in 2013, an opportunity presented itself for someone to freshen up the intimate space and offer a new dining concept to Waltham. Enter Boston College… Read More

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The Market Restaurant

By On September 25, 2014

It is hard for me to be in Gloucester without taking a trip down memory lane. My maternal grandparents had a second home there, relatively near the beach, but it wasn’t a… Read More

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Salt Kitchen & Rum Bar

By On July 3, 2014

My friend, Susan recently asked me to join her for dinner at a relatively new place in her neck of the woods on the North Shore of Boston. She had been hearing… Read More

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Artistry on the Green

By On June 19, 2014

The Chefs are coming!  The Chefs are coming! A modern day Paul Revere, perhaps riding out to Lexington in his Mini Cooper could joyfully alert foodies along the way that the chefs… Read More