Dining Playbook: Where They Ate Season 2, Episode 26 Recap

Season 2 Episode 26 

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: Eastern Standard

We speak with general manager Andrew Holden and learn about his new restaurant Branch Line in Watertown, Mass.
*528 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, 02215, (617) 532-9100, easternstandardboston.com

Review: Les Zygomates/ Bel Ari

A new experience in downtown Boston, where you experience two restaurants for the price of one.
*Les Zygomates, 129 South St., Boston, 02111, (617) 542-5108, winebar129.com
*Bel Ari, 107 South St., Boston, 02111, (617) 259-1560, belariboston.com

Interview with: Robert Irvine

“Restaurant: Impossible” host and chef Robert Irvine talks to Jenny about restaurant trends and his new book, “Fit Fuel.”
*For more information www.fitfuelbook.com

VIP Seat: Frank’s Steakhouse

Our VIP’s share their thoughts on the food, service and atmosphere at Frank’s Steakhouse.
*2310 Massachusetts Ave., North Cambridge, Mass., 02140, (617) 661-0666, www.frankssteakhouse.com

Training Camp: Salvatore’s

Billy makes a special orecchiette pasta dish with chef Ryan Pozerycki from Salvatore’s Seaport.
*Salvatore’s, 225 Northern Ave., Boston, (617) 737-5454, www.salvatoresrestaurants.com

True Aussie Rescue Me Contest

This week’s winner is Ben Resnicow of Boston. Congratulations, Ben! You have won a pre-prepared holiday meal for 8-10 people.
*For your chance to win, go to www.aussielambrescueme.com