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Featured restaurants and scenes from scrumptious good eats 2016 YMCA Taste of Cape Ann @Cruiseport #GloucesterMA

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All I can say is don’t miss it next year! Several new establishments joined this fantastic annual fundraiser for the Cape Ann YMCA held at Cruiseport, 6 Rowe Square, Gloucester, MA. All photographs from November 10, 2016.

1606 BEAUPORT HOTEL

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AZOREAN RESTAURANT

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CAKE ANN

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CAPE ANN BREWERY & PUB

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CAPE ANN FOODIE TOUR

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CLASSIC COOKS CATERING

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DINNER DEALER

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DUCKWORTH’S BISTROT

 

EMORY VODKA

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MILE MARKER ONE

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MINGLEWOOD TAVERN

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MOJO COLD BREWED COFFEE

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PASSPORTS RESTAURANT GLOUCESTER

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PIGEON COVE TAVERN @ Emerson Inn by the Sea

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SEAPORT GRILLE

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SUGAR MAGNOLIAS

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TONNO RESTAURANT

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VIRGILIO’S BAKERY

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and WACHUSETT BREWING

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Live Blogging: Taste of Cape Ann

Delicious food and drink and fundraiser for the YMCA! More photos coming of all the amazing restaurants and businesses. Come on down to Cruiseport (clam chowder from them)! Oh mY, the Cevice from Passports Restaurant! The bruschetta from Tonno!…

Here’s Beauport 1606

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You Literally Need To Have Your Head Examined Not To Take Advantage Of The Studio’s Half Off Menu Til The End Of The Season

Kate and I went last night after work.  Sushi-pizza-salads- all half off.  Bill was like nothing. It’s bananas!

The last day has not been set in stone but you can check their Facebook page to find out and yes, they are open tonight, Wednesday.

For More Info Check Out Their Facebook Page Here

The pizza with arugula so good.  The sushi is ridiculous.

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It’s The Sugo vs Gravy War Featuring Mayor Sefatia vs Anthony Cauturano at Tonno and It’s Getting Ugly In The Trenches.

It all started with a simple press release from Anthony announcing Gravy Sunday’s.  Around here you’d assume he was prepping for Thanksgiving because you only put gravy on Turkey, right?

But digging a little deeper we find our buddy Anthony from the incredible Tonno Restaurant in the Blackburn Tavern Building is referring to gravy on pasta.

Aaaaaand that’s where all hell breaks loose on the interwebs.

Growing up in a family when Sundays were reserved for Pasta Sugu like most of the Italian/Sicilian Families in Gloucester it’s now come down to a standoff/cook-off between Anthony and Sefatia to defend the honor of their respective Sugo/Gravy traditions.

Stay Tuned…

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MORE DELICIOUSNESS FROM DANIELLE GLANTZ AT THE JINTARA NUTPRASAS GALLERY EVENT

danielle-glantz-jintara-nutprasa-copyright-kim-smithDanielle served a fabulous array of snacks and treats at Friday evening’s Jintara Nutprasas gallery event. They were so super delicious, I stopped back today and picked up a bag of provisions to bring to a friend on the mend. In addition to her beautiful selection of pastas, You Must Try Danielle’s homemade cheeses, made fresh every Friday, and handmade salami. What did we do on Cape Ann before Danielle opened her friendly doors? Pastaio Via Corta is located at 11 Center Street in Gloucester. Visit Danielle’s website here.

PASSPORTS OCTOBER WINE DINNER WAS OUTSTANDING!

Dawn’s wondeeful mini apple tarts at Passports European inspired October Fest wine dinner Thursday night. Recipe please!

The Boat House Grille is Now Open

From the owners of the Blue Marlin Grill in Essex now comes The Boat House Grille. Located at the old Lewis’ Restaurant….and later Castle Creek.  I haven’t had a chance to get there yet, but I’ve heard great things about the menu, the food, the staff, and the ambience.  Looking forward to seeing what Corey Matthews and his group has created in the very near future!

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CHECK OUT DANIELLE GLANTZ FROM PASTAIO VIA CORTA DOING GREAT THINGS

Danielle was recently featured in this month’s food issue of Northshore Magazine, available on newsstands now. She is also providing the snacks and Prosecco for the photo opening of Jintara Nutprasas on Friday, October 21st from 5-9pm.

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Busy day in Magnolia on Saturday October 15th.

Indoor Farmers’ Market at the Magnolia Library from 10-2 and

Calling all vendors!!! October 15, 10-2 the MLCC we’ll be hosting an INDOOR farmers market in our Jones Hall! If you’ve been to our Magnolia Farmers Markets on Lexington Ave, picture that, but at tables in our hall. So far we only have a handful of committed tables and we’d love to fill the room with local foods, flavors, arts, crafts, gifts, and offerings of all kinds! Message us here to inquire about space, we’d love to welcome you to Magnolia!

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Full Moon Auction at the Magnolia Historical Society 46 Magnolia Avenue.

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ATTENTION CAPE ANN ICE CREAM LOVERS: BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!

Today only, all ice cream at Ro’s Harbor Scoops is buy one, get one free. This is Ro’s last day of the season at this location (her Dairy Train in Rockport will be open through Columbus Day weekend).

Ro’s Harbor Scoops is located at 89 Bass Avenue, just around the corner from Good Harbor Beach. They are open until 9pm this evening.

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Judith Robinson Cox at Cake Ann

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Next time you are at Cake Ann, be sure to have a look at the fun and whimsical work of Judith Robinson Cox currently hanging in the bakery. Judith has arranged and photographed her miniatures atop Cake Ann confections.

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FABULOUS UPCOMING WINE DINNER AT PASSPORTS AND CHECK OUT THE NEW ART WORK ON DISPLAY

dscf4337My husband and I like to make it to every wine dinner event at Passports because it is a wonderful opportunity to taste outstanding and delicious entrees, appetizers, and wines that we wouldn’t ordinarily try. For example, I LOVE Passport’s lobster roll and think it is the absolute best around. So that’s what I usually have when there and it is always fabulous. At their upcoming wine dinner, which is this coming Thursday, September 22nd, the first course is Captain Joe’s lobster in sherry cream sauce with Pastaio’s handmade campenelle pasta. Doesn’t that sound simply splendid? Each course at Passport’s wine dinners are paired with a thoughtful selection of excellent wines, and with the lobster, we will be enjoying Stags Leap Chardonnay from Chef Eric’s special reserve. Come, I guarantee you will not be disappointed!!

September Wine Dinner

1st Course: Captain Joe’s lobster in sherry cream sauce over Pastaio’s handmade campenelle pasta, served with Stags leap Chardonnay.

2nd Course: Jerk pork shank w/sweet potato hash accompanied by Hess Select Trio, Red Blend.

3rd Course: Pepper crusted Brandt beef tenderloin, grilled polenta, radish and tomato Béarnaise with Rodney Strong Brother’s Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon.

4th Course: Pumpkin pie, from locally grown pumpkins, and pistachio crumble, with Argyle, Vintage Brut.

To reserve a seat and for more information on the September Wine Dinner call 978-281-3680.

While there check out the new paintings by artists Elizabeth Bish and Coco Berkman. 

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Brunch at the 525 is back

SUNDAY BRUNCH is back! You asked, we listened! EVERY SUNDAY 10am to 3pm

12 Lexington Avenue
Magnolia Gloucester, MA 01930
978-525-3230

All your favorites…..Omelets, Eggs Benedict, Pancakes, Mimosa, Parfait, Bacon Bloody Marys, Monte Cristos, Fried Dough, Burgers & more!

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