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 taste-makers. 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: Granite Links
This week’s host location is at the gorgeous Granite Links Golf Club. Located in Quincy, Mass., this is the place to go for an unparalleled golf experience, delicious food, drinks and the best sunset you’ll see in the state.
*100 Quarry Hill Dr, Quincy, Mass., 02169, (617) 689-1900, www.granitelinksgolfclub.com
Review: Winter Hill Brewing
Check out the new brewery located in the Winter Hill neighborhood in Somerville, Mass. Brewed in-house, you can’t get these beers anywhere else. Along with a light bar fare, this place was built for everyone.
* 328 Broadway, Somerville, Mass., 02145, www.winterhillbrewing.com
Best Of: Roof Decks
Lookout Rooftop & Bar
With the best rooftop views of downtown Boston and the Boston Harbor, stop by the Lookout Rooftop and Bar for a drink after work to wind yourself down.
* 70 Sleeper St, Boston, 02210, (617) 338-3030, http://theenvoyhotel.com/fooddrink/
You’re sure to find a young crowd and a fun vibe over at Coppersmith. With a street-level patio and a roof deck, you won’t run out of outside spots to eat and drink this summer.
* 40 W. 3rd St, South Boston, 02127, (617) 658-3452, www.coppersmithboston.com
Colonnade Rooftop Pool
You don’t have to be a guest of the hotel to enjoy their luxurious amenities. Enjoy a carefully crafted cocktail while relaxing next to the pool on a private cabana or daybed.
* 120 Huntington Ave, Boston, 02116, (617) 424-7000, www.colonnadehotel.com
Former Bruins player Andy Brickley gives Jenny a lesson in putting.
Interview: Guy Fieri
Jenny and Billy talk to Guy in a fire escape at the Best Buddies event and get more details on his new restaurant opening at Foxwoods.