Season 3, Episode 27
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.
This week’s host location is at the gorgeous Granite Links Golf Club. Besides an amazing golf course and unbeatable city views, Granite Links has several venues to host an event. Billy and Jenny take you through a few of them and give you all the facts you need to know.
*100 Quarry Hill Drive, Quincy, MA 02169 (617) 689-1900 www.granitelinksgolfclub.com
A Mediterranean oasis located in the Back Bay, Porto is the new go-to spot for Mediterranean-inspired seafood dishes, made with local New England fish.
* Ring Road, Boston, MA 02199 (617) 536-1234 www.porto-boston.com
Jenny and Sally Meehan, W.B. Mason spokesperson, go to Dorset Hall and talk about all the things that W.B. Mason can do for your restaurant, in the kitchen and in the front of house.
* 1 (888) 926-2766 www.wbmason.com
Special Correspondent Joe Piantedosi
Joe Piantedosi sits down with Billy to talk about the recent football stadium he went to and his adventures there.
Harbor View Hotel
The historic Harbor View Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard was one of Edgartown’s first luxury properties. The location, the views and the service are sure to impress any guests who stay here.
* 131 N. Water Street, Edgartown, MA 02539 (508) 627-7000 www.harbor-view.com
Billy talks with Ann Czaja, Master Chocolatier at Lindt. She talks about what it takes to become a Master Chocolatier and some of the fun that she gets to have while at work at Lindt.
* Merrimack Premium Outlets, 80 Premium Outlets Blvd., #361, Merrimack, NH 03054 (603) 424-6579
* The Lenox Hotel, 704 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 (617) 236-0571 www.lindtusa.com