A Quick Bite with Joy Rachelle Murrieta

As co-founder and program director for Main IDEA and a musician, Joy Rachelle Murrieta, understands the power of food and its invaluable place in society. Pollo con Mole from El Patron breathes life into her day and kicks off the high energy she needs to pursue her goals as an entrepreneur.

A Quick Bite with Joshua Croke

Behind his man on a mission appearance, Croke’s understanding of food’s capacity and impact stems from a close upbringing and a humble start. From the beginning, Croke saw the connection between happiness, family and civic engagement.

A Quick Bite with Local Food Influencers

Like Anthony Bourdain said on his 2016 Hunger Tour, “I want you to want what I am eating. When I post a picture of my food, I want you to be jealous and I want you to wish you were eating the same thing.” But Bourdain isn’t the only badass making people salivate with every…

Politics at the Dinner Table with Our State Representatives

Some say it’s taboo to talk politics at the dinner table, but I tend to disagree.  What better place to get to know our elected officials than at their favorite restaurants? In my first installment of ‘Politics at the Dinner Table,’ I set out to dine with six honorable State Representatives. Representatives Jim O’Day and John Mahoney…

A Quick Bite with Cliff Rucker

The name Cliff Rucker has become synonymous with the future of Worcester and why not! Mr. Rucker is committed to bringing professional hockey back to Worcester in 2017 with the Worcester Railers, he is building a 100,000 square-foot skating rink in the heart of the Canal District, as well as numerous other proposed building projects…

A Quick Bite With Jessica Walsh

They say the most important meal of the day is breakfast, but for Jessica Walsh, only one meal really makes her happy and that’s dinner. “I grew up in an Italian household where dinner was a big deal every night. My father asked my mother, every morning over a cup of coffee, ‘what’s for dinner…