NESN’s Dining Playbook features two of America’s favorite pastimes: food and sports, with help from the region’s best-known hosts, athletes and tastemakers. Emmy Award-winning duo Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson will leverage their considerable following and bring NESN viewers a fresh new approach to enjoying the best of what the region has to offer.
Host: F1 Boston
Billy and Jenny host this episode from F1 in Braintree. Jenny and Billy take you to the bar, restaurant, lounge and billiards room, then go head-to-head on the race track.
*280 Wood Rd, Braintree, MA 02184 (781) 848-2300
*Information can be found at: f1boston.com
Review: Ferry Street
Dining Playbook reviews the new Ferry Street, a classic neighborhood tavern with a refined menu.
*118 Ferry Street, Malden MA 02148 (781) 321-0265
*Information can be found at: ferrystreetmalden.com
VIP Seat: Deuxave
Our VIPs, John and Kelsey Garrity, dine at Deuxave and share their experience with Billy. They couldn’t resist the duck appetizer and duck entrée.
* 371 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA 02115 (617) 517-5915
*Information can be found at: deuxave.com
Top Nosh: Davio’s Popovers
Billy shows viewers how to participate in Top Nosh — a new segment that encourages viewers to send in videos of their favorite restaurant foods. Billy shows Davio’s new popovers as an example.
*Information can be found at davios.com
MillerCoors rep Ryan Johnson explains the importance of Pilsner and Leinenkugel.
*Information can be found at: millercoors.com
Shape Up: FlyBarre
FlyBarre is a new program at FlyWheel in Boston’s Prudential Center. The energetic classes focus on core strengthening through weights and dance routines.
* 800 Boylston Street Boston MA 02199 (617) 300-0388
* Information can be found at: flywheelsports.com
Special Guest: Garin Cecchini
While Jenny was at spring training, she had a chance to chat with Red Sox third baseman Garin Cecchini, who has a chocolate dessert specialty in the kitchen.