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The Fix Burger Bar

Get your burger fix at The Fix

Hamburgers should be a sure-fire smash addition to the Niche Group’s hegemony over Worcester dining. In recent years, America’s been waking up to the realization that the major burger chains no longer serve up meals very fast nor very cheap. What they do seem to offer are expensive marketing […]

Lakeside Bar & Grille

At its loftier reaches, our dining universe contains restaurants of heroic scale presenting landmark cuisine; establishments intent on leaving their mark on mankind. They can be exciting to visit for interesting spaces and provocative dining. Then, at the lower end of the spectrum, there’s the fast-food genre, whose industrialized fare I strive to avoid.
Wedged between […]

PulseBrew: Pairing the right beer for your food

By Kerry Cyganiewicz
Sometimes, it’s hard to match the beer to the meal. Pairing food and beer is an inexact science. With Restaurant Week coming up in Worcester at the end of the month, I’ve created a basic guide that will help you get the most out of your meal ~ and your beer.

Tatnuck Grille

A neighborhood bar and grille that offers the best in American Cuisine. Their menu has a wide variety of seafood, burgers, sandwiches, pasta and much more.

Use the Wayback Machine, Mr. Peabody.

A new burger franchise, Jake’s Wayback Burgers, recently opened in the Walmart Plaza on Route 146 in Worcester. This is the third franchise in Massachusetts. Local owner is Dario DiPieratino, of Grafton.

Carmella’s Italian Kitchen

By Benjamin McNeil
If you’ve ever watched Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, you know that dining establishments crumble when owners fail to retain quality employees, menus become overcomplicated and unfocused, and food quality suffers. Truth is, most restaurants close after being open just five years, and blond f-bombing Brits usually aren’t around to play savior. That makes […]

Gumbo is closed.

The Canal District’s Gumbo is closed and will reopen the first week of February as the Canal Bar & Grille. Owner Nick Vapiano, who also owns Holden’s Flip Flops, will keep a great many of Gumbo’s favorites ~ including the raw bar, jambalaya, blackened steaks and ettouffee ~ but he’s also expanding the menu, so […]

More restaurants at White City.

White City Shopping Center is becoming a mini mecca for restaurants. They have at least a half dozen full service restaurants with two more planned. Opening shortly will be a new concept called 2 Ovens. They will be using wood fired ovens that cook pizzas in under 3 minutes. The restaurant is a new brand […]

Wild about Willy’s.

Wild Willy’s, a West Boylston St., Worcester burger joint that has some of the best burgers, fries and onion rings in the city, was recently sold. The new owners are Andy Norton and his brother Nick. The brothers have owned two pizza places in Ware and Munson.

Vintage Grille

Turn back the clock to a time when chrome was real, burgers were juicy and the beer was ice cold. Vintage Grille offers good ol’ American favorites, as well as some delicious modern dishes.

High River Sauces Launches New Hot Sauce In Collaboration With Food Network Chef Chris Santos & Platinum Selling Artist Stephen Pearcy

By Erin Hansen
Looking for a new flavor or a new way of spicing up your life? Well, look no further. High River Sauces, the award winning Hot Sauce Company started by music industry veteran and Mosh Potatoes Cookbook (Simon & Schuster) author Steve Seabury is proud to announce the Top Fuel Verde Sauce in collaboration […]

Il Forno

By Bernie Whitmore

We’re all familiar with the well-worn script played out across America all too often: a McDonalds opens in a quaint little town and with its seemingly inescapable greasy magnetism soon becomes THE place to eat out. But then the townspeople awaken from this French-fry induced delirium, decide they’ve tired of McEverything, and […]

Best Burgers

The Boston Globe recently featured Worcester’s Brew City for having some of the best hamburgers in New England. They paid particular attention to the Piedmonte Burger, calling it a “model of sophistication” with its fresh mozzarella, sliced tomato and a basil pesto dressing. Check it out.

Food Trends

By Tine Roycroft, Lynn N. Capri, and Josh Lyford
Each year, there are trends in dining ~ just like those in fashion, technology, films, etc. ~ that are a logical progression from the year before ~ like when we saw tapas become popular at a few select specialty restaurants before the trend caught on like […]

Parkway Restaurant & Bar

A Worcester Landmark Serves a New Generation
By Rachel Shuster

Parkway Restaurant & Bar is located at 148 Shrewsbury Street in Worcester. Opened in 1936 as the Parkway Diner, the spot is a beloved Worcester landmark.
In 2006, Mike and John Richard took over ownership from their family, who’d bought the diner in 1956. Brian, their youngest […]

White City gets 2 new eateries

The White City Shopping Center on Route 9 in Shrewsbury will soon be home to two new restaurants. According to reports. Jimmy’s Ale & Grille House will open in the site of the former Bugaboo Creek Steak House. Also, a Five Guys burgers will move into the space that once housed Mattress Giant in the […]

Overtime Tap Fantasy Bar and Grille

By Katelyn Faye Winters
Located at 50 Front St. in Worcester, the new Overtime Tap Fantasy Bar and Grille may sound like “just” another sports bar, but owners Dave LeDoux, Matt Bousquet, and Greg Takacs run more than your typical beer-and-peanuts sports lounge.
Head chef Ian Hickey designed a menu well beyond typical bar-food fare; while staples […]

The Registry Restaurant

The Registry Restaurant
264 Park Avenue, Worcester
The Registry Restaurant has embraced its connection with Worcester’s first Registry of Motor Vehicles ~ the restaurant occupies the RMV’s former home, hence its name ~ by decorating the dining room in mid-twentieth century automobile culture. Antique license plates and scenes of old Worcester hang on the walls. […]

Verona Grille

By Bernie Whitmore
Let’s face it, first impressions are critical. And it didn’t take long for me to form a couple about Verona Grille. First, their rambling old wood frame building and location on Route 70 reminded me of a roadhouse from the bygone noir era ~ just a bit outside of town where […]

Dinky’s Blue Belle Diner

Serving Up Great Food and Rich History
By Rachel Shuster
Dinky’s Blue Belle Diner, a family run business, has come a long way from its start in 1992. Owner Bruce Trotto says the joint, which began as Dinky’s Dogs and Cones, started serving hot dogs and ice cream. Named for its “modes” appearance when founded, Trotto says, […]

Cornerstones Restaurant

616 Central Street, Leominster
(978) 537-1991
By Bernie Whitmore
Every now and then it’s fun to try out a restaurant of which you have no knowledge or expectations. It’s like “put a quarter in the slot and pull;” usually you walk away disappointed, but every now and then you pick a winner ~ as we did on […]

Smokestack Urban Barbeque

Smokestack Urban Barbeque
By Bernie Whitmore
90 Harding Street, Worcester
From the moment I heard Romaine’s of Northborough was opening a barbecue place on Harding Street, I had a feeling something big was in store for dining in Worcester. After all, their undisputed reputation for superior quality and service has long anchored Romaine’s at the top of […]

Brew City Grill & Brew House

By Bernie Whitmore
104 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester
(508) 752-3862
In a city known for its independently owned restaurants, Brew City carved out their own niche and has enjoyed it for more years than most places hope to stay in business. I reckon there’s more than luck involved in this; they’ve never watered down their original commitment to […]

JJ’s Sports Bar & Grill

By Bernie Whitmore
380 Southwest Cutoff, Northborough
(Junction of Rtes 9 & 20 at the Shrewsbury/Northborough line)
Something good has been happening to sports bar food and JJ’s seems to be setting the trend. True, they have all the sports bar excitement you’d expect, starting with plenty of video. From my booth, deep in their cavernous great-room, I […]

Wexford House

The Wexford House is a Worcester tradition for family dining at reasonable prices. The set menu is extensive (ranging from appetizers including stuffed grape leaves to many creative salad choices to entrees including baked and fried chicken, meat kabobs, steaks, lamb port saiid, and a selection of fresh fish) and so is the list […]