Food + Drink
Written by By Maria Allen Photography by Jules Ko Photography There’s nothing quite like biting into an authentic French croissant. The pastry is light and buttery and the flaky layers give way with a delicate crunch. Made from surprisingly few ingredients—water, yeast, butter and sugar—croissants are a baked good that requires great skill and dedication … Read more
They’re fresh, they’re flavorful and oh-so Instagram-worthy. Smoothie bowls and acai bowls have been a trend for some time now. The nutrient-packed foods can be found on the menu at many local juice bars and eateries. Smooth and creamy, yet thick enough to enjoy with a spoon, these blended dishes are packed with produce and … Read more
South Shore Beer Trail promotes local brewery hopping By Lannan M. O’Brien Photography by Derrick Zellmann and Kjeld Mahoney The South Shore has become a haven for craft beer lovers, with many breweries and taprooms dotting the map from Plymouth to Hingham. Representatives from nine local breweries recently teamed up to form an organization called … Read more
Marshfield’s newest dining hot spot, Liv, serves up creative, sustainable meals and a sense of community. By Maria AllenPhotography by Danielle Robertson and Maria Allen Many chefs talk about the importance of using fresh ingredients. However, Marshfield’s newest buzz-worthy restaurant, Liv, is going the extra mile by sourcing many of its products directly from local … Read more
One man’s backyard bakery in Scituate evolves from a passion project into a full-time business By Kelly Chase Photography by Kjeld Mahoney Photography At 3 a.m., the town of Scituate is still and dark. But there’s a light on inside a barn off of Country Way. Twice a week, before the sun comes up, ovens … Read more
The Grill at Fairview Inn delivers a delicious combination of creative comfort food and a beautiful ocean view. By Gabrielle S. Martin Photography by Jack Foley Earlier this year, a pair of local restaurateurs set out to breathe new life into a landmark Marshfield restaurant. Situated on the edge of the Brant Rock peninsula, The … Read more
Lily Leedom and her team at Duxbury Saltworks tap into one of the South Shore’s most obvious resources. By Kelly Chase — Photography by Derrick Zellman “There’s a long history of salt-making in this region and, of course, in the world, with the proliferation of oyster farms in Duxbury, I thought, why are we importing salt … Read more
The perfect entertaining menu for casual summer celebrations By Kate Bowler When I set out to write my cookbook, “New England Invite: Fresh Feasts to Savor the Seasons,” I was determined to bring to life the things that I cherish most about entertaining throughout the year. Living on the South Shore, it’s no surprise that … Read more
Tree-Berry Farm’s pick-your-own blueberry harvest is a rite of summer for many families. By Courtney Garvey – Photography by Jack Foley Scorching midsummer days may tempt you to hide indoors, but it is the prime time for blueberry picking on the South Shore. Tree-Berry Farm in Scituate opens its gates as soon as the berries … Read more
A New Kingston eatery delivers a family-friendly dining experience and a heavy dose of nostalgia.
Expert tips for choosing wines to enjoy with chocolate, cheese and gourmet goodies.
Written by Maria Allen | Photography by Kerry Brett and Jack Foley Wellness is big business these days, with countless people making resolutions to eat healthier, exercise more and live their best life. The truth is, changing your eating habits can be a challenging goal if you don’t educate yourself and have a system … Read more