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 leverage their considerable following and bring NESN viewers a fresh new approach to enjoying the best of what the region has to offer.
Host: Sea Level
This week’s episode is hosted by Sea Level in Salem. Owner George Carey, also of Finz, shares details about the menu, décor and why this restaurant is a waterfront winner.
*94 Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970 (978)741-0555
*More information at sealeveloysterbar.com
Review: Strip by Strega
Dining Playbook reviews the modern steakhouse Strip by Strega, Nick Varano’s newest venture.
*64 Arlington St, Boston, MA 02116 (617)456-5300
*More information at stripbystregaboston.com
Training Camp: Joanne Chang
Joanne Chang makes her famous lemon meringue pie that gets rave reviews at Flour Bakery.
Before, During & After the Game
Local 149 is a gastropub that offers creative modern American cuisine and craft beers.
*149 P St, Boston, MA 02127 (617) 269-0900
*More information at local149.com
Lincoln is a great restaurant and bar in South Boston that has just switched over to its spring and summer specials.
*425 W Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127 (617) 765-8636
*More information at lincolnsouthboston.com
This new restaurant has an Asian street style menu that is available late night.
*152 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02127 (617) 752-4191
*More information at moonshine152.com
J-Tox: Nettle Leaf
The J-Tox this week is Nettle Leaf, a natural herb that is a natural remedy for allergies.
Billy chats with Linda Henry, who came up with the idea for a Fenway garden with rotating seasonal vegetables and herbs.