Billy Costa, Jenny Johnson Announce Restaurants For Dining Playbook Gala

Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson will host the Dining Playbook Gala on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Park Plaza Castle in Boston. This high-end tasting event, sponsored by Herb Chambers, will feature 25 premier New England restaurants. Guests will have the opportunity to taste a variety of dishes, drink wine, beer and cocktails and dance to the music of 12 piece band Signature. In addition, there will be a live charity auction to benefit Share our Strength, a non-profit dedicated to ending childhood hunger.

“The Gala gives viewers the chance to hang out with us while celebrating the very best in the industry and raising money for a great charity,” said “Dining Playbook” host Billy Costa.

The featured 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.

“‘Dining Playbook’ nation is a dedicated group of viewers that will eat, drink and dance the night away,” said “Dining Playbook” co-host and producer Jenny Johnson. “We plan all year to make this a special night of great food and fun in Boston.”

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