Tag Archives: Food

Deal or No Deal: Wine Dine With Us at Tico

Glenn: I have been spending too much time across the river in Cambridge and Somerville. I’d lost touch with the realities of dining in the Back Bay. My evening at Tico, though, got me up to speed. The food – what there was of it – was fine – great, fresh, lively flavors. However, we had […]

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He Said, She Said: The Skinny on UFoods Grill

GLENN – The events we attend are usually not thought of as “healthy” – wine tastings, pop-up restaurants, underground dining – yet on Monday, March 28th, thanks to an invite from the Boston Food Bloggers, we did attend a “healthy” event at UFood Grill. Where once  corporations would have had a press party to launch a […]

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He Said, She Said: Flavor-tripping at Mystery Meet 8

GLENN – The subtitle for this event could well be “The Physiology of Taste Upended.” The Taste Trip Party presented by Mystery Meet and Chef Eliana Hussain at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts – my alma mater – on February 8 played with our perception of sweet and sour. We were given a small […]

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The Bliss Factor: The Magic of Pairing Wine and Oysters

Rodney and I were more than delighted to accept a recent invitation to a seminar exploring “The Bliss Factor” of the perfect food and wine pairing. Held at Jasper White’s Summer Shack in Boston on January 27, the seminar featured two wineries and an expert on oysters from around the world. I have to admit […]

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Mystery Meet 5 – Chris Douglass’ Moveable Feast – He Said, She Said and She Said

GLENN –With the second clue for Mystery Meet 5, I knew we’d be in the Ashmont neighborhood of Dorchester. Could it be one of Chris Douglass’ two establishments there? With clue #3, Douglass’ identity as the Mystery Meet chef was confirmed. “Fly too high” referenced Icarus, the fine dining establishment that Douglass ran and eventually […]

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Mystery Meet 3 – The Russell House Tavern – He Said, She Said

Glenn – My subtitle for this post would be “Cocktail Madness” or “The Tavern’s Mad Mixologist”; I’ll come back to this later. First, though, we had to ponder a bit whether or not we would attend this Mystery Meet. We had been to The Russell House Tavern before and weren’t planning on returning. On our first […]

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Bigger = Better?

Who would have guessed that Worcester County would turn into the home of “super sized?”  A recent visit to a new wine store and an Italian restaurant are just two examples of why bigger does not mean better. On July 30 Thomas Trone and his son Taylor opened WineNation in Millbury in a space formerly […]

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SNSC Jan 10, 2010: American Bordeaux

“To invite someone is to take charge of his happiness during the time he spends under your roof.” Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin Happiness was the perfect descriptor from start to finish during our inaugurual Sunday Night Supper Club.  Judging by the accolades from our guests, the experience was one not soon to be forgotten.  Even before the […]

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Portugal Food & Wine

My last post from the Algarve.  Just a quick Food & Wine video.

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