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Elegant Farm-to-Table Dining at Just Right Farm

It’s hard to think of the South Shore without conjuring endless beaches. But a bit inland and south the area opens into vast fields, bogs, and woods that stretch into deep countryside. How surprising to find fine dining in an area like this, then again, how appropriate to eat … [Read more...]

Wahlberg brothers open Wahlburgers

News of the recent opening of Hingham’s new burger joint exploded this summer in a Hollywood-powered media blitz that was hard to miss. Even before the TV segments, newspaper, US and People magazine blurbs, there was lots of local talk: a deal for a reality show on the place had … [Read more...]

Holly Hill Farm brings heritage pork to South Shore

The road that leads to the truck that sells Vermont-raised heritage pork winds along a stretch of Cohasset's North Atlantic that shames Beverly Hills with its mansions. One after another, stone castles, Tuscan-inspired villas, ultramodern constructions, and old, wooden, … [Read more...]

Raw milk and cheese from grass fed cows: Foxborough

If Josie the cow cared, she could lift her big speckled head and see Patriots fans, tiny as ants, in the top tiers of Gillette Stadium. But the pretty speckled milk cow only has eyes for the grass. And I only have eyes for the raw milk and cheeses that Terri Lawton – a tenth … [Read more...]

Grassroots revolution: Sourcing local meats

Joe Beaulieu is a tall, lanky man who wears a steer’s head brass belt buckle that makes him look like a Texan. But Beaulieu is a local man -- from Fairhaven -- a livestock and produce farmer who calls his cattle by name and says that when he does, they come. And I believe … [Read more...]

Part CSF, part seafood buying club

It's a given that people who live on the ocean have easy access to a treasure trove of fresh fish. Or it should be.....but most area catches get hauled to Boston’s big wholesale markets before we get a chance to buy any. So, flounder caught in Scituate, say, ends up in … [Read more...]

B.good is good news

When the owners of b.good (“real food fast”) restaurant opened the first of their six Boston-area places in 2004, they started with a simple idea: Make fast-food favorites they could feel good about eating. Six years later, that focus has turned b.good into the only South … [Read more...]

Burritos with a conscience

I've just eaten at the Chipotle Mexican Grill at the Derby Street Shoppes in Hingham for the third time since it opened Dec. 9, and I'm so excited about the place! Normally, I'm not into chains, but I love that this one uses as much humanely raised and antibiotic- and … [Read more...]

Striped bass and other local favorites

If you're in the market for some uber local seafood get stripped bass now! "Fisherman bring them right in the backdoor," said Dennis Dudley at Mullaney's Harborside Fish Market in downtown Scituate. The state's commercial striped bass fishing season opened on July 12 this year … [Read more...]