Season 2 Episode 19
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: Stephi’s in Southie
This week’s episode is hosted by Stephi’s in Southie. We focus on their themed dinners during the week including Burgers and Beer Monday, Taco Tuesday, Wings Wednesday and more. We also chat with owner Stephanie Sokolove about why food portions and menus have changed recently.
*130 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02127 (617) 345-5495 www.stephisinsouthie.com
Building on their successes at Bergamot in Somerville, BISq is a new restaurant focused on an innovative charcuterie program and eclectic small plates.
*1071 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 714-3693 www.bisqcambridge.com
Training Camp: The Skinny Beet
Jenny cooks a superfood burger with Richard and Katie Chudy, both of whom have recently released cooking books.
Special Correspondent Feature with Joe Piantedosi
Jenny and Billy interview Joe Piantedosi about his recent visit to the impressive Citi Field stadium.
*11 Thompson St Winchester MA (781) 604-1020 www.piantedosishoppe.com
This feature focuses on Boston’s first shipping container bar, Rosso. The recycled 12 seat bar is intended to enhance the outdoor dining experience and serve as an art installation.
*500 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118 (617) 338-9500 www.cinquecentoboston.com