Category Archives: North Shore Restaurants

Opening Night at The Market Restaurant In Annisquam!

Co-Chefs Nico Monday and Amelia O’Reilly
The Market Restaurant is back and even better than last year with a new bar and a wine and beer menu! Opening night was Thursday night and I am so glad that we could be … Continue reading

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Birthday at 9 Elm in Danvers!

I had heard a lot of good things about 9 Elm in Danvers and I was so excited to get a chance to try it. My good friend Cyndy Tallett was nice enough to have a birthday and so we … Continue reading

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Duckworth’s Bistrot in Gloucester!

Seared All Natural Duck Breast
What do you order at Duckworth’s Bistrot? Well, the duck of course! This is a half order of the Seared All Natural Duck Breast with sauteed apples, fennel and sweet and sour cider sauce. What an … Continue reading

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5 Corners in Marblehead!

Last weekend Lauren and I had a girl’s night out at 5 Corners in Marblehead. She was on her way to a babysitting job for two of her favorite young people in the whole wide world,  Ryan and Millie, so … Continue reading

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Green Land Cafe in Salem!

A couple of nights ago,  I went with two girl friends, Elizabeth and Diane, to Green Land Cafe in Salem. Most of the Halloween crowds are gone, so Salem is once again a nice destination; a little out-of-town, but still … Continue reading

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IPazzi in Danvers!

On Saturday night we went to IPazzi on High Street in Danvers with our very good friends, Mary and John Lechner. This is a really great spot. A family run restaurant in the middle of Danvers.  Chef /Owner Tarni is … Continue reading

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Agave in Newburyport!

Graham and I both love art, so this week we headed up to Newburyport to check out some of the art galleries up there. We made it to the Churchill Gallery which is a really nice art gallery. Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

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The Lobster Pool in Rockport and Sugar Cane in Peabody!

Wow!  The weather has been fantastic, and here is another place you can sit outside and enjoy the sunset. The Lobster Pool is on Rt 127 in Rockport, so it’s a bit of a poke depending on where you … Continue reading

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The Franklin Cape Ann reviewed by Lauren and Friends!

Guest Bloggers: Sarah Tallett (in photo with Lauren), Annie Brown and Lucy Minott!!
Overall, we had a wonderful dinner experience at the Franklin!  The ambiance we felt was a bit dark but the mood was lightened by the “spunky classic music.”  … Continue reading

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Plum Island Grille, Plum Island! Manchester Arts Festival coming up on July 24th

In talking to people about the choices for summer dining spots with views, someone mentioned the Plum Island Grille. I had only been there once during the winter, so I was curious. Graham and I headed up there via Rt … Continue reading

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