Dining Playbook: Where They Ate Season 2, Episode 12

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: Tuscan Kitchen
This week’s episode is hosted by Tuscan Kitchen in Burlington, Mass. Everything from the food to the décor is a true artisan Italian experience at Tuscan. We chat with owner Joe Faro about the restaurant, market and upcoming event: a Tuscan Summer Night with Billy and Jenny on Wednesday, June 10.  The event includes a 4 course dinner, interactive dessert experience and live cooking demonstration with Billy, Jenny and the talented Tuscan Kitchen chefs.

*24 New England Executive Park, Burlington, MA 01803 (781) 229-0300
*More information at tuscanbrands.com

Review: Anthem Kitchen
The review includes the summer food items at Anthem Kitchen, with a focus on the lively, large patio in front of Faneuil Hall.

*Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 101 S Market St, Boston, MA 02109 (617) 720-5570
*More information at anthem-boston.com

Training Camp: Loco Taqueria
Billy makes tacos with Chef Tim of the new Loco Taqueria in South Boston

*412 W Broadway, Boston, MA 02127 (617) 917-5626
*More information at locosouthboston.com
*BCAE information can be found at bcae.org

Best Brunch
Known for its brunch, Stella always has a packed house on Saturdays and Sundays.

*1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118 (617) 247-7747
*More information at bostonstella.com

Met Bar
Met Bar has classic brunch dishes and a design your own Bloody Mary menu with over 20 garnishes.

*279 Dartmouth Street 617.267.0451
*More information at metbarandgrill.com

Tremont 647
Tremont 647 has an incredible brunch and they’ll even serve you in your pajamas… in fact its encouraged!

*647 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118 617-266-4600
*More information at tremont647.com

J-Tox: Sovereign Silver
In this week’s J-Tox, Jenny explains the natural health benefits of colloidal silver.

Guest: Joe Kelly
Jenny interviews Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly about his role on the team and his cooking skills.