Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

Chicken and Dried Cranberry Salad from Mezcal Tequila Cantina

First, congratulations to Mezcal for their cool new digs on Major Taylor Boulevard. The new space is conveniently located across from the DCU center and will certainly draw a crowd but the layout of the high-ceilinged room won’t make you feel cramped an hour before a Phish show or Sharks game. Now, onto the food. …

Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

Swordfish & Salmon

This evening Worcester Foodies met at Joey’s Bar & Grill at 344 Chandler Street (where’s Ross?!). This restaurant is slightly hard to find, as it sits in a lot back from Chandler Street – keep your eyes open for the sign, not the building. On the inside, Joey’s is upscale pub dining. The furnishings are…

Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

Bisteca di Manza

The presentation of the Bisteca di Manza from Nuovo Restaurant was artful, but at first appearance it seems to be a meager portion (it’s not – the food is more than enough, this is just a trick of the oversized plates). The steak was tender, juicy, and grilled masterfully—although it was lacking the intense flavors that I…

Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

Pineapple and Honey Glazed Salmon

To begin with, Zorba’s Taverna Restaurant and Bar isn’t your grandmother’s Christo’s. With its new island bar layout and polished hardwood floors, Zorba’s is a much-needed upgrade for this tired old building. The innovative menu is a shot in the arm, too. There is an abundance of choices, and I finally went with the Pineapple…

Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

Lobster Ravioli

I decided to order off the Restaurant Week menu that Ziti’s had, thinking that it would give me the best selection and would be the best representation of what the restaurant had to offer. To start my meal off, I ordered the eggplant rollatini, which was a pan fried eggplant filled with ricotta, prosciutto and…