Altea’s Eatery in Worcester has unveiled its five course “Bubbles & Brunch” pairing menu as part of the inaugural Worcester Wine Festival.
Korean Army Base Stew has remained essentially unchanged since Heo Gi Sook first took smuggled military rations, combined them with Korean ingredients, and created a sensation. In my search for this signature Korean dish, I found the highly regarded Westborough Korean Restaurant right off the rotary in Westborough center.
General Tso’s was adapted for its audience. When inventor Peng Chang-kuei himself opened a restaurant in New York City, he adapted his recipe, making it sweeter and more suited to American palates. The General Tso had invaded the United States, usurping Colonel Sanders himself as our most popular eponymous chicken-icon.
Every culture has come up with some sort of steamed, fried, or boiled dumpling: the Nepali momo, the Italian ravioli, the Polish pierogi. The soup dumpling should occupy a place in the same pantheon. Star Dumpling in Millbury offers traditional soup dumplings, 150 years in the making.
The range of restaurants in Worcester offer an opportunity for some to “feel at home” and others to “travel without leaving the state.”
There is an old colonial, or perhaps more aptly imperial, saying: “If it can’t be burnt, boiled, or peeled, don’t eat it.” This was the basic health advice that was handed down to hundreds of thousands of British, German, Belgian, Spanish and Portuguese colonists as they set upon the rest of the world intent on…