Season 2 Episode 24
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: Legal Oysteria
This week’s show is hosted by Legal Oysteria. Billy and Jenny have a chance to reminisce with Roger Berkowitz about their very first location and everything new that is happening at Legal Sea Foods.
*10 City Square, Charlestown, MA 02129. (617) 712-1988, legaloysteria.com
Review: The Middle Gray
We introduce Middle Gray, a new coffee shop and gallery in Brookline.
*6 Station St, Brookline, MA 02445. (617) 608-3480, themiddlegray.com
Training Camp: Marc Sheehan
Chef Marc Sheehan of Loyal Nine prepares his signature lobster dish.
*660 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141. (617) 945-2576, loyalninecambridge.com
Gala Charity Guest: Share our Strength
Jenny interviews Emily Ryan, the spokesperson for the Dining Playbook Gala charity Share our Strength. Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is ending child hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need every day.
*For more information, go to nokidhungry.org
VIP Seat: Loco Taqueria
Our VIP shares her experience at Loco Taqueria with Jenny.
*412 W Broadway, Boston, MA 02127. (617) 917-5626, locosouthboston.com
Best Of: Squash
Alden and Harlow
Roasted squash dish is a must have at Alden and Harlow.
*40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138. (617) 864-2100, aldenharlow.com
A squash salad from Abby Lane is the perfect way to celebrate fall.
*253 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116. (617) 451-2229, abbylaneboston.com
When the weather gets cooler, a butternut squash will warm you right up!
*220 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. (617) 558-1152, seasons52.com