Season 3 Episode 22
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.
The Smoke Shop
Andy Husbands, World Barbeque Champion, brings us some of the most delicious barbeque food in the North. Not to mention the surplus of whiskeys they have available!
*1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02139 (617)-577-7427 www.thesmokeshopbbq.com.
Proprietors Bar & Table
Proprietors is a genuine and homey place to gather, enjoy drinks and local food, and really take in the Nantucket spirit.
*9 India St, Nantucket, MA 02554 (508)-228-7477 www.proprietorsnantucket.com.
Billy heads to Bit Bar, a new restaurant and bar located in Salem that also has a large collection of classic arcade games.
*50 St Peter St, Salem, MA 01970 (978)-594-4838 www.bit.bar.
From Kathy Sidell of MET Restaurant Group, comes a new seafood restaurant located right on Dartmouth Street. It’s the perfect escape to get a coastal experience, even in the middle of Boston.
*281 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116 (617)-267-0691 www.saltiegirl.com.
Mike Pagliarini at BCAE
Mike Pagliarini is the head chef of Giulia, and is also opening a new restaurant in the Charles Hotel called Benedetto. Watch as he cooks up some delicious swordfish.
*Giulia — 1682 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138 (617)-441-2800 www.giuliarestaurant.com.
*BCAE — 122 Arlington St, Boston, MA 02116 (617)-267-4430 www.bcae.org.
VIP Seat: Parsnip Restaurant & Lounge
This week’s VIP Seat takes place at Parsnip Restaurant and Lounge in Cambridge.
*91 Winthrop St, Cambridge, MA (617)-714-3206 www.parsniprestaurant.com.