Monthly Archives:

You are browsing the site archives by.

Destination Dining – Bar Artisanal in NYC Features Exotic Cocktail and Cheese Pairings

At Bar Artisanal, considered by Chef Terrance Brennan to be a “Barstro,” a cross between a bistro and a bar, award-winning mixologist and sommelier Jason Ferris has… Read more »

Il Ricardo

With new décor and a re-energized atmosphere, Il Ricardo, formerly West Fitchburg Pizza, offers an updated menu that appeals to both faithful patrons and new customers alike…. Read more »

Flavorful Specialties with Hard Cider

Created with Martin Doyle, Executive Chef Stuffed Pork Loin with Apricots, Leek and Apple Compote with Magners Cider Reduction Sauce 1 lb. boneless pork loin ½ cup… Read more »

Destination Dining – Coffee Expert

Drawing parallels between the appreciation of wine and of coffee During Illy’s Universite Del Caffee Coffee Expert: From Plant to Cup, a two-day intensive created for devoted… Read more »

Outdoor Dining.

There are a couple of new places offering outdoor dining this spring. As we reported last month, the LaScala on Shrewsbury Street has new owners. Kevin Zona… Read more »

Mac’s Diner burns.

Mac’s Diner at 185 Shrewsbury Street in Worcester was the victim of a serious fire on April 7th. The diner, which is really not a diner but… Read more »

A string of Pearls.

55 Pearl is the name of the new restaurant that is occupying the space 55 Pearl St. in Worcester’s downtown that recently housed G’Vanni’s and, prior to… Read more »

Maxwell House?

In House Coffee, a coffee chain store, has opened where the Starbucks was located on Worcester’s Shrewsbury Street. At least some one thinks that the good old… Read more »

It’s not a Mirage.

The owners of the Mirage Café at the corner of June and Chandler Streets in Worcester are opening a second place at the airport at 375 Airport… Read more »

Niche Hospitality does it again.

Michael Covino and company are in the process of opening another business, the Citizen Wine & Cheese Exchange at 1 Exchange Place (which used to house the… Read more »

One more Mexican.

Chipotle Mexican Grill, located at 97 Boston Turnpike (Route 9) in Shrewsbury, officially opened its doors the second week of April. It is located in the Quinsigamond… Read more »

Happy Birthday Post Office

No, not Post Office ~ we are talking about the Olde Post Office Pub in Grafton, which recently celebrated 30 years in business. This is quite an… Read more »