Food + Drink

Thanksgiving 400 – Learning the History Behind the Holiday at Plimoth Patuxet Museums

Learning the history behindthe holiday at Plimoth Patuxet Museums. By David Kindy Think you know about Thanksgiving? Think again. This fall, Plimoth Patuxet Museums will be commemorating the 400th anniversary of the First Thanksgiving with the launch of a new exhibit, “We Gather Together: Thanksgiving, Gratitude, and the Making of an American Holiday.” On display … Read more

Honey Baby – Recipes With Local Cranberries

New to the Plymouth dining scene, Honey Baby is an upscale, modern cocktail lounge that offers a relaxed “must chill” atmosphere and a creative menu of craft cocktails and off-the-charts bites. “We’re going to take care of you, make you comfortable and do our best to put a smile on your face while you relax … Read more

E/2 Kitchen & Bar – Recipes With Local Cranberries

An evolution of Marshfield’s longstanding and beloved restaurant Ember, E/2 Kitchen Bar has long been a destination for creative cocktails. Rooted in Ember’s history, the restaurant carries the same glamorous atmosphere and open kitchen concept as its predecessor. What has emerged is a modern menu that suits the region’s dine-in and take out interests, adapting … Read more

Lenny’s Hideaway – Recipes With Local Cranberries

What do you get when you mesh a funky bar with legit Mexican food and spinning vinyl? A true original. Lenny’s Hideaway transports you from the barrio to the beach in downtown Cohasset. The cuisine is traditionally prepared, inspired by owner/chef duo Stephanie and Derek Burke’s roots and adventures in Irapuato, Mexico, Baja, California and … Read more

The Tasty – Recipes With Local Cranberries

Located in the heart of Plymouth’s vibrant downtown district, The Tasty is the perfect fusion of New England gastropub and craft cocktail bar. Rustic dishes change with the season, inspired by fresh, locally sourced produce and global cuisine innovation. Artfully crafted cocktails are a highlight and are served up with plenty of hospitality. Ascending to … Read more

The Great New England Pumpkin Pie Contest

Plimoth Patuxet Museums invites professional and amateur bakers to submit their best pumpkin pie recipe for a chance to win prizes! Plimoth Patuxet Museums is delighted to gather the New England region around a very special table this fall that will celebrate pumpkin pie and reward bakers for their prize-winning creations. The Great New England … Read more

Entertaining With Elegance

Duxbury interior designer Jessica Rogan shares simple ways to outfit your home for an unforgettable summertime brunch. Story and Photography by Kate Rogan Florals by Consider the Lilies  Glassware and decor accessories from Darilynn’s Longing to live near the ocean and be closer to family, Jessica Rogan and her husband James made the decision to … Read more

Dining Alfresco

When the temperatures start to climb, nothing beats kicking back with a delicious meal or refreshing cocktail on a picturesque patio or waterfront deck. Here are a few of our favorite outdoor dining spots on the South Shore. By Kellie Speed Bay Pointe Waterfront Restaurant Alma Nove There are heat lamps and fire pits on … Read more

Farmers Market Guide

There’s no better place to discover the fresh flavors of summer than at a farmers market. Buying locally grown in-season produce is a healthy and delicious way to reduce your carbon footprint and it helps support the farmers and makers of artisanal food products in your community. Be sure to mark your calendar for a … Read more

Getting Back to Baking

Quarantine offers a fresh start for a Kingston entrepreneur. By Jennifer H. McInerney – Photography by Jack Foley During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, many South Shore businesses discovered that “business as usual” was no longer an option. This led to a dramatic reimagining of existing business models, with some entrepreneurs “pivoting” in … Read more

From Tree to Taproom

High Limb Cider offers a unique food and drink experience in West Plymouth. By Kate Sheehan – Photography by Kjeld Mahoney At High Limb Cider’s West Plymouth taproom, a tattooed man in his 20s enthusiastically makes his way through a sampling of the brand’s offerings. “I’m not even a cider guy but, dude, that blew … Read more

Not-Your-Average Doughnuts

By Maria Allen, Photo by Jack Foley   Longtime friends Janelle Brooks of Weymouth and Lynne Gray of Hanson are the founders of a boutique baking business known as The Doughnut Bar. The two friends, who have worked as bartenders for years (Brooks at Bay Pointe Waterfront Restaurant in Quincy and Gray at Stockholders Steakhouse in … Read more

Pretty in Pink

10 Tips for hosting a memorable Galentine’s Day brunch By Maria Allen Each year, after spending countless hours designing picturesque New England weddings and other personalized social events for her clients, Kate Murtaugh, owner of Kate Murtaugh Events & Design, likes to take a day to raise a glass to her closest friends and colleagues … Read more

Healing Body and Soul

Inspired by a mutual passion for health and wellness, the founders of The Hale Life and The Hope Experience come together to host restorative retreats on the South Shore and beyond. By Dave Kindy Photography by Julia Cumes It was a trying time for Melissa Smith. Her mother had passed away from lung cancer in … Read more

The Joy of Cookbooks

By Maria Allen   Opening a cookbook of family recipes is a bit like reaching into a time capsule filled with memories. We found two recently published culinary collections that are perfect examples of this. Each cookbook offers a window into the lives of the authors, and a taste, both literally and figuratively, for their favorite … Read more

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