Publick House – Sturbridge, Massachusetts

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Publick House 277 Main Street Sturbridge, MA  01566 Phone 508-347-3313 or 800-PUBLICK http://www.publickhouse.com/dining/historic-tap-room On line reservations available at OpenTable http://www.opentable.com/publick-house   Good writers will tell you that your opening paragraph needs something to “grab” the reader.  Lobster Macaroni and Cheese.  Continue reading

The Lobster Pot – Provincetown, Massachusetts

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The Lobster Pot 321 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA 02657 Telephone 508-487-0842| www.ptownlobsterpot.com A couple of times a year, Valerie and I enjoy a drive out to Provincetown, MA at the very tip of Cape Cod.  The drive is scenic, often Continue reading

Vino – Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Vino 6050 Allentown Boulevard Harrisburg, PA   17112 717-545-9227 http://www.vinoitalianrestaurantharrisburg.com Open every day at 4pm Vino is one of our favorite restaurants in the Harrisburg, PA area.  We have eaten there many times with friends and family.  Each time, it has Continue reading

Betsy’s Diner – Falmouth, Massachusetts

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Betsy’s Diner 457 Main Street Falmouth, Massachusetts 1-508-540-0060   Have you even had a craving for good diner food? Then Betsy’s Diner in Falmouth, MA may be the place for you. Betsy’s is a small old fashioned 50′s style diner Continue reading

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas – Clifton, New Jersey

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Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas 70 Kingsland Road Clifton, NJ 07014 www.spuntinowinebar.com Pass That Plate! – Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas Several years back, I was writing a story in which the main character was a chef. She Continue reading

Mamma Mia – Plymouth, Massachusetts

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Mamma Mia 122 Water Street Plymouth, MA  02360 Telephone: 1-508-747-4670 Internet: http://mammamias.net   Mamma Mia! OK, show of hands, who likes Italian food?  Hmmm, just about everybody. Now, show of hands again, who likes ABBA?  Hmmm, not quite as many. Continue reading

Bread Heads – Kitchener, Ontario Canada

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Bread Heads 16 Duke St. E. Kitchener, ON Breadheads.ca   A taste of Italy via Ireland? I don’t know about the rest of the folks out there that have ever been to Italy but I find it incredibly hard, almost Continue reading

A Day in Boston Part 3 – Union Oyster House – America’s Oldest Restaurant

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Union Oyster House 41 Union Street Boston, Massachusetts 617-227-2750 As our day in Boston was coming to a close Kevin and I thought we would have dinner before heading towards home. One of our favorite places to eat in Boston Continue reading

TICO – Boston, MA

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TICO 222 Berkeley Street Boston, MA 02116 http://www.ticoboston.com/ When looking for a place to eat in a large city, the choices can be overwhelming. Add in dietary restrictions, and finding a place with safe quality tasty choices and great atmosphere is Continue reading

Bistro at Biltmore Estate – Asheville, NC

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1 Lodge St Asheville, NC 28803 (828) 225-1333 My wife and I love visiting Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.  One thing that makes the trip so enjoyable is the opportunity to eat at the Bistro on the Estate property.  The Continue reading