Sarah Connell

About Sarah Connell

Sarah Connell is an educator, freelance writer and craft beer enthusiast from Worcester, Massachusetts. Sarah graduated from Fordham University with a BA in English and recently completed her M.Ed. at Boston College. Her new series, Pairings, is a column dedicated to the infallible union of food and drink. Join Sarah each month as she celebrates the beverages that enhance dishes she loves in and around Worcester.

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Mass Foodies’ May Wrap Up

Welcome to June… if you missed what happened last month, here’s a recap featuring 110 Grill and B.GOOD opening, Crust Bakeshop and Harding Green starting construction, Airis Coffee Roasters planning an event with Mass Foodies and The Queen’s Cups, and much much more.

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Reviving the Roast: Good As Gold Leaps into Coffee-Tech

Advanced roasting technology is what allows Good As Gold to ensure steadfast consistency for its customers. Their custom air roaster allows them to control how heat is applied to the coffee bean, impacting the outside coloration of the roast color as well as the inside with measurements 10 times per second. What separates Good As Gold from everybody else is their ability to provide more consistent coffee and dial in their recipes. Air roasting technology allows for unlimited recipes or blends of coffee roast, colors, and profiles. Good As Gold is currently the only roaster in the United States with this precise technology.

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The April Wrap Up

Here’s your monthly wrap up of Mass Foodie’s most compelling stories including a new future for Tatnuck Grille, an expansion for Crust Bakery, and a fresh start for Hangover Pub.

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Deadhorse hill Hosts Massachusetts’ First Hemp Dinner

Last night, deadhorse hill teamed up with Luce Farm to host Massachusetts’ inaugural hemp dinner. Luce Farm grows Cannabidiol (CBD) in the beautiful hills of Stockbridge, Vermont. For reference: CBD is a non-psychoactive compound in the cannabis plant with a variety of health benefits used to treat everything from anxiety to Lyme Disease. It is legal in all 50 states.

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Armsby Abbey’s Many Moving Parts

Influential brewers, chefs, and farmers have flanked to Armsby Abbey to enjoy the fruits of their labor (sometimes literally) since it opened nearly a decade ago. Regardless of whether a respected farmer or a first time customer sits down at a table, staff is expected to be more than just knowledgeable. The restaurant’s table management system, Reserve, certainly helps.

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The March Wrap Up

As is typical of New England, March came in like a lion and out like a rhino with a host of key developments for the Central Mass food scene.