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Our Gourmet: More pub than French cafe but still très bien

Sep 18, 2018

One of the things we like most about this job is that it gets us out to explore places we've never visited before. With nothing on our schedule on a recent Saturday, Mrs. Gourmet and I decided to take a road trip.

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Our Gourmet: A-plus food and service at Italian eatery in Milford

Sep 11, 2018

Dinner at Milford's Mangia Sano is a rewarding experience for authentic, classic Italian tastes in an atmosphere that exudes warmth and comfort — despite being smack in the middle of a commercial strip establishment.

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A worthwhile Thai restaurant with a menu as long as your arm, brisk service and a cocktail lounge...
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Our Gourmet: Get there before the 'meat leaves the building'
The timeless adage of eating — “Get it while it's hot” — changes to...
Our Gourmet: A first (and final) look at Noodle Bar
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Our Gourmet: Something new at an old favorite
It's very tempting to return to a restaurant where you have enjoyed great meals before. But it can...
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Our Gourmet: At the Town Tavern, change is very good
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Our Gourmet: Travelers come home to a Mediterranean treat
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The Dining Companion was excited one recent night when a social media post popped up touting a new...
Our Gourmet: Too late for lunch, but a fine early dinner
We planned to have a late lunch, but we were running even later than we had hoped. We knew the...
Our Gourmet: New spot (again) by the riverside
There's a new restaurant on the New Boston riverside in a spot where more than a couple of bistros...
Our Gourmet: Much has changed at this familiar locale
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Our Gourmet: No fancy trappings, just great Mexican
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Monadnock Region

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Our Gourmet: JimEddie's in Keene: A spot the locals love
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Seacoast

Our Gourmet: A taste of summer on a chilly beach
Finally fed up with the winter that wouldn't end, Our Gourmet set out for Hampton Beach one recent...
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This small Portsmouth eatery just off Congress street has been on my list since it opened as the...
Our Gourmet: Great new face on a familiar space
Many years ago, one of our favorite hangouts was the Codfish Aristocracy on The Hill in downtown...

Lakes Region-Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Our Gourmet: Fine food in a casual Squam Lake setting
Mrs. Gourmet and I had a week off recently, but we were only able to get away for three days. Even...
Our Gourmet: Rumney rocks, and so does this bistro
A sweltering Saturday afternoon motivated us to strap our kayaks on the car and head to one of Mrs.
Our Gourmet: Good cheer and great food in Bristol
When you step inside Kathleen's in Bristol near Newfound Lake you enter an atmosphere of warmth,...

White Mountains & North Woods

Our Gourmet: A winter hot spot, with good reason
We followed the crowds to the Ice Castle in Lincoln recently, finally getting our chance to check...

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