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: Herb Chambers Mercedes Flagship Location
This week’s episode is hosted by the Herb Chambers flagship store in Lynnfield, Mass. Herb takes Billy and Jenny through his Mercedes dealership, going over the cars and their features, from most affordable to a high end S550.
*385 Broadway, Lynnfield, MA 01940 (781) 596-9700
*More information at flagshipmotorcars.com
Review: Brewer’s Fork
We review the new Brewer’s Fork, which has a menu centered around a large wood-fired oven.
*7 Moulton St, Charlestown, MA 02129 (617) 337-5703
*More information at brewersfork.com
Before, During & After the Game
Just minutes from Fenway Park, Eastern Standard is a great spot for apps and drinks before the game.
*528 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 (617) 532-9100
*More information at easternstandardboston.com
A fun restaurant and lounge area that offers a vintage PAC-MAN video game, board games and two dueling shuffleboard courts.
*70 Union Square, Somerville, MA 02143 (617) 623-9211
*More information at brassunion.com
A special late night menu makes this the perfect place to end the night.
*152 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02127 (617) 752-4191
*More information at moonshine152.com
VIP Seat: Giulia
VIPs, Rich and Riccardo, can’t stop raving about the fantastic meal they had at Giulia restaurant in Cambridge.
*1682 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138 (617) 441-2800
*More information at giuliarestaurant.com
Lenox Helicopter Tour
Jenny takes a private helicopter tour, part of a unique travel hotel package offered at the Lenox Hotel in Boston.
*For more information go to lenoxhotel.com
Special Guest: Craig Breslow
Billy chats with Red Sox pitcher Craig Breslow about the season so far and his Strike 3 charity.