Dining Playbook: Where They Ate Season 2, Episode 16

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: Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard
This week’s show is hosted by the beautiful Sakonnet Vineyard. Owner Carolyn Rafaelian embraced the history of the vineyard and gave a renewed spirit to the piece of property in 2012. Sakonnet offers daily tastings, a café for lunch and dinner, and live entertainment on Thursday and Sunday nights.
*162 W Main Rd, Little Compton, RI 02837
(401) 635-8486
www.sakonnetwine.com

Review: Babbo Pizzeria
Mario Batali has made his mark in Boston at this new Fan Pier restaurant.
*11 Fan Pier Boulevard, Boston, MA 02210
(617) 421-4466
babbopizzeria.com

New restaurants feature
Lookout Farms
One of the oldest farms in the country now offers a Farmhouse Blend hard cider and Taproom with small bites.
*89 Pleasant St S, Natick, MA 01760
(508) 651-1539
lookoutfarmcider.com
Committee Boston
A new high-energy restaurant featuring small Mediterranean dishes.
*50 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02110
(617) 737-5051
www.committeeboston.com
Loyal Nine
A new Cambridge restaurant that features colonial-inspired food.
*660 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 945-2576
www.loyalninecambridge.com

Shape Up: BFX Studio
Studio instructors, called Xperts, teach three multi-discipline classes in a boutique studio setting with cutting edge fitness technology.
*699 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116
(617) 918-7767
https://bfxstudio.com/studio/5/bfx-back-bay

VIP Seat: Select Oyster Bar
Billy interviews VIPs Ellen and Bruce, who dined at the new Select Oyster Bar in the Back Bay.
*50 Gloucester Street, Boston, MA 02115
(857) 239-8064
www.selectboston.com

Guest: Justin Masterson
Jenny talks to Red Sox pitcher Justin Masterson and his wife, Meryl, about his favorite restaurants and sweet tooth.