Boston Local Food Festival

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Taking Mom’s Recipe to Another Level »

Growing up with a mother who made homemade cheesecake on a regular basis would leave most children content. But for David Izenstatt, he decided to take his mom’s cheesecake-making to a whole other level. “I went to [Boston University] and got a history degree…then came back to Maine and started cooking,” Izenstatt, Owner and Founder […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 17, 2011 @ 11:29 am
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Beer Dinner Benefit will Feature Local, Seasonal Cuisine »

Want to help the Boston Local Food Festival bring together local farmers, local producers and local restaurants together in a way that’s equally as tasty as attending said festival? Then the Narragansett Beer Dinner at Back Bay Social Club on Monday, September 26 is for you! This festival kick-off event will feature a delectable three-course […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 16, 2011 @ 1:28 pm
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Vermont Smoke and Cure: Old Traditions Die Hard »

“Old traditions die hard.” While not the motto of Vermont Smoke and Cure in South Barre, Vermont, one might guess that this mantra pulses through the veins of all its employees. Vermont Smoke and Cure crafts some of the finest summer sausage, bacon, ham and other smoked meats in the world and credits its unique […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 15, 2011 @ 2:00 pm
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“Slow Down. Eat Well.” »

Think about the average food or beverage purchases people make on a day to day basis. Too often these purchases go something like this: Create list. Drive to the store. Select items from your list. Go through the self checkout line. Drive home. In this scenario, the job is done, mission accomplished. Something is missing, […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 14, 2011 @ 11:04 am
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Grilled Cheese Nation proves food truck concept a win for Boston »

The great thing about a grilled cheese sandwich is that it’s comforting any time of year. And you know what’s really good with grilled cheese? Tomato soup. And since it’s summer, why not make that a fresh gazpacho to go with that crispy, buttery grilled cheese? The tomato soup is available every day with your […]
Posted by: Nicola on @ 11:00 am
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Vianne Chocolat »

I love chocolate of all sorts. I will eat chocolate anytime, its familiar and comforting in a nostalgic way.  I love that first bite into a handmade chocolate that makes my mouth want to do a jig, or the soothing way chocolate melts at body temperature.  I am convinced that chocolate would solve most problems […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 10, 2011 @ 11:00 am
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Go Fish-ing at Boston Local Food Festival »

Food trucks are hot right now, and there are many great reasons why they are going from “trendy” to “here to stay.”  Looking at the Boston area trucks, a few reasons jump to mind. Talented teams of marketers, expeditors, and chefs, excellent variety, and a city that loves good food are among these reasons. Many […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 9, 2011 @ 6:12 pm
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Red Fire Farm ensures the future of farming in western Massachusetts »

When you eat heirloom tomatoes raised on Ryan and Sarah Voiland’s RedFireFarm, based on land in Granby and Montague, you’re eating some of the same varieties, raised in the same lush fields, that have been farmed for two hundred years. What’s more, by supporting this organic farm through its many CSAs, farm stands and market booths, […]
Posted by: Nicola on September 6, 2011 @ 9:47 am
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A Thought for Food: Batch Ice Cream »

  After five minutes of talking to the folks at Batch Ice Cream, I knew this was a company that deserved, without a shadow of a doubt, to be a vendor at the Boston Local Food Festival.  They attended last year, but I wasn’t familiar with them back then.  Since that time, however, American Provisions opened here in […]
Posted by: Nicola on August 18, 2011 @ 8:16 am
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