Food + Drink

Dining Delights

Winter is a great time to visit the South Shore’s hottest new restaurants. We recently checked out 10 new dining spots you won’t want to miss. Written by Kellie Speed The Winsor Houseat Island Creek Oyster Farm  390 Washington St., Duxbury  781-934-0991  winsorhouse.islandcreekoysters.com TEAM: Island Creek Oysters owner Skip Bennett made Duxbury synonymous with the … Read more

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Slices of Life

Move over, New York and Neapolitan pizza lovers: South Shore bar pizza is spreading across the nation. Written by Dave Kindy This is not your Noni’s pizza. At a distance, it might look Italian, but the hot, steamy delicacy served at the local pub is actually a hybrid. Cooked up locally some 70 years ago, … Read more

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Sweet Side Hustle

Handcrafted in small batches and infused with local spirits, Rockland-based Crème de Liqueur is taking ice cream to new heights. By Maria Allen Photography by Lisa Czech Whether you’re serving dessert at a chic holiday soirée or simply craving an indulgent treat to enjoy while watching a movie at home on the couch, you can’t … Read more

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Brewery News

The South Shore’s craft beer scene is continuing to expand. Here’s the buzz you need to know.  By Ann Luongo Break Rock Brewing  Break Rock Brewing opened to the public on March 3, 2022, becoming Quincy’s only craft brewery and taproom, and one of only a handful of oceanfront breweries in Massachusetts. With accordion windows, … Read more

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The Art of Afternoon Tea

Written by Jennifer H. McInerney Photography by Kate Rogan When strolling down Court Street in Plymouth, visitors now come upon a sight they’ve probably never encountered in America’s Hometown before: a gleaming red replica of a traditional British telephone booth. This seemingly out-of-place “phone box” fits right in on the sidewalk outside Shelly’s Tea Rooms, … Read more

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Culinary Game Changer

Bringing city flair to Hingham, NOMAI impresses diners with an inviting atmosphere and innovative menu of Asian-inspired New American dishes. By Maria Allen Photography by Derrick Zellmann Brian Moy, Owner NOMAI Sipping on tiny cups of sake beneath the sunset-red canopy of a convincingly lifelike Japanese maple tree, guests dining at NOMAI in Hingham can’t … Read more

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Seaside ​​Soirée With Heart

H COLE curates meaningful coastal experiences on the South Shore. By Maria Allen Photos by Christina Runnals Photography Elle Jarvis, the creator of the culinary lifestyle brand H COLE, believes in intentional entertaining. With a professional background in hospitality and experiential marketing, and a passion for cooking that was sparked while managing chef Barbara Lynch’s … Read more

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For the Love of Garlic

Simple autumn recipes prepared with Hippy Pilgrim’s artisanal garlic salts and seasonings burst with homegrown flavor. By Judy Fosdick Photography by Kate Rogan When Susannah Sapir was a child, she learned an important lesson from working in her mother’s backyard vegetable garden and eating the delicious meals she created: Fresh food tastes great. This early … Read more

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The Beth Kitchen & Bar

Hingham Shipyard reels in Boston’s Briar Group to debut its first South Shore restaurant. By Kellie Speed Photography by Brian Doherty Photography and Paige Ashley Harding Photography Brian Doherty Photography ⁣ When Hingham Beer Works shuttered in 2020, we were anxious to see what would take over the space at Hingham Shipyard. Thankfully, The Briar … Read more

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Sugar Shack Success

A local family’s passion for sweet treats lives on at a rustic shed-turned-shop in Cohasset. By Laura DeSisto   Photography by Kate Rogan f you’ve lived on the South Shore during the last 40 years, chances are pretty good that you may have sampled Maggie’s Corner famous chocolate cake with cream cheese frosting. The cake … Read more

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Chic City Cuisine

Simple recipes for a romantic dinner for two. Story and recipes by Sarah MacDonald   Photography and styling by Kate Rogan Lemon Herb Sea Bass with Heirloom Tomato Risotto Roasted Butternut Squash, Brussels and Prosciutto Flatbread Espresso Chocolate Tart Lemon Herb Black Sea Bass with Heirloom Tomato Risotto Ingredients  1 whole black sea bass, filleted 1/2 lemon, … Read more

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Amore da Roma

Simple recipes for a romantic dinner for two. Story and recipes by Sarah MacDonald   Photography and styling by Kate Rogan Bruschetta on a Toasted Garlic Ciabatta Spaghetti Carbonara with Crispy Sage Affogato with Biscotti Bruschetta on a Toasted Garlic Ciabatta Ingredients  1/2 loaf of ciabatta bread 2 cloves of garlic, peeled 1/2 cup of olive oil … Read more

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Osteria Vivo

A new Pembroke restaurant puts a fresh spin on Italian cuisine. By Maria Allen Photography by Kjeld Mahoney Anyone who has traveled to Florence, Italy, will immediately recognize the wall-sized photograph of the Ponte Vecchio that wraps around the dining room at Osteria Vivo in Pembroke. If visitors were to judge a book by its … Read more

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Recipes for a Table For Two, S’il Vous Plaît

Simple recipes for a romantic dinner for two. Story and recipes by Sarah MacDonald   Photography and styling by Kate Rogan Gougères Steak Frites with Compound Butter Tarte Aux Pommes Gougeres Ingredients  1/2 cup water 1/2 cup milk 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons 1 teaspoon of Kosher Salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 … Read more

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Gingerbread Man

By day, James Kukstis makes his living penning stories for Wicked Local, covering the Marshfield beat. In his off hours, however, he swaps his writer’s hat for a brightly colored knit beanie and fires up the oven at his Scituate home to pursue his other passion-baking. Known as Mr. Butterscotch, Kukstis operates a small-but-mighty side … Read more

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