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: Brasserie JO
This week’s show is hosted by Brasserie JO, a Parisian inspired restaurant located in the Colonnade Hotel.
* The Colonnade Boston Hotel, 120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116 (617) 425-3240 www.colonnadehotel.com/brasserie-jo
Review: Tuscan Kitchen
A review of the new Tuscan Kitchen in Burlington, Massachusetts. Everything from the food to the décor is a true artisan Italian experience at Tuscan.
*24 New England Executive Park, Burlington, MA 01803 (781) 229-0300 www.tuscanbrands.com/Kitchen/Burlington
A sneak peak of the Wilson Stevens produced band that will be playing at the Dining Playbook Gala.
*For more information on Signature, go to wilsonstevens.com/bands/signature-band
Training Camp: Chef Donley Liburd
Chef Donley makes a jambalaya dish at the BCAE kitchen.
*Cask ‘n Flagon 62 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215 (617) 536-4840 www.casknflagon.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 www.nokidhungry.org
Dining Playbook Gala
The Dining Playbook Gala is November 14, 2015 at the Park Plaza Castle in Boston. Join Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson for a night of entertainment and tastings from some of the best New England restaurants.
Restaurants include Bertucci’s, Big Night Entertainment, Boston Chops, Brasserie JO, Burton’s Grill, Carroll’s, Cask ‘n Flagon, Cedar Foods, Davio’s, Eastern Standard, Foxwoods, Henrietta’s Table, Hojoko, Lucia, Piantedosi, Pinkberry, Regatta Pub, Sip Wine Bar and Kitchen, Smith & Wollensky, Stephanie’s, Teresa’s, The Café at the Taj, Tuscan Kitchen and Union Oyster House.