Farm to Table Dinner Series – No. 8 Kitchen & Spirits + Colby Farms

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Can you believe summer is more than half over?

Inside I’m crying just a bit. I’ve realized that abundant sunshine contributes tremendously to my overall mood. I’m already dreading the return of winter, especially if it resembles at all what we experienced last winter.

I’ve realized that I’m just a much happier person in the summer. This summer, I’ve really been enjoying biking, both on the shady Minuteman Trail as well as the beautiful Esplanade along the Charles River in Boston and Cambridge.

I’ve been loving it.
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Before the summer ends, I wanted to tell you about a Farm to Table dinner series that’s going on this year. I had the opportunity to attend a media preview tasting earlier in the summer, and I really enjoyed it!

This fun Farm to Table Dinner series is a collaboration between Tiger Lilly Events, Colby Farms, and No. 8 Kitchen & Spirits.

This summer, the trio will be hosting a series of outdoor (summer) and indoor (fall and winter) themed dinners. Tiger Lilly Events is in charge of organizing and running the event, Colby Farms provides the fresh local produce, and Chef Paul Callahan from No. 8 Kitchen will design and execute the menu….

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Boston Public Market is OPEN!

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It’s finally here! TODAY is the grand opening of the public market that we’ve all been waiting for!  Finally, Boston gets its own year-round indoor market. I’ve always been jealous of other cities that have great public market spaces, like Seattle’s Pike Place Market, Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal, and San Francisco’s Ferry Building. Now, finally, FINALLY, Boston gets its…

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Chinesischer Turm Beer Garden (Chinese Tower Munich)

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This is the eighth post in the London & Munich series. Other posts in this series include The Square, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, Exploring London by Foot, Alain Ducasse, Marcus Wareing, Classic Munich Beer Houses: Hofbrauhaus & Wirtshaus, and Viktualienmarkt and De Pschorr Beer gardens are ALL OVER Munich. It’s one of the most fun things about visiting Munich in the…

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SELECT Oyster Bar

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Ask anyone to name the number one most popular restaurant in Boston, and you’re bound to hear Neptune Oyster thrown in the mix. Quintessential New England fare, Neptune Oyster has always been known for its excellent oyster selection, the best hot lobster roll in town, and an unforgettable Johnny cake (just to mention a few!). There is always a…

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Viktualienmarkt + Der Pschorr Beer Hall

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This is the seventh post in the London & Munich series. Other posts in this series include The Square, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, Exploring London by Foot, Alain Ducasse, Marcus Wareing, and Classic Munich Beer Houses: Hofbrauhaus & Wirtshaus Viktualienmarkt If you only have a couple days in Munich, there are a few places that you must visit. I’ve already talked…

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