The [Great] Gatsby at Bootleggers Prohibition Pub

Bootleggers Prohibition Pub is a new speakeasy themed bar on Chandler Street in Worcester where EVO once was. A speakeasy is an illicit establishment that sells alcoholic beverages. Such establishments came into prominence in the United States during the Prohibition era. During that time, the sale, manufacture, and transportation (bootlegging) of alcoholic beverages was illegal…

Seafood Fra Diablo at Bootleggers Prohibition Pub

Waking into Bootleggers Prohibition Pub, we were greeted with a newly renovated Pub and restaurant environment in the former space that was Evo. The space was newly refurnished and had a nice bar area yet it seemed to miss the mark on creating the feel of a speakeasy type atmosphere that I was expecting. The bar…

Bootleggers and Topless floozies: What More Could You Want In A Dinner?

It took me a while to find the front door to Bootleggers Prohibition Pub—they had relocated it from the last restaurant incarnation EVO that was there. That was just the beginning. As you walk into the entrance, there is a lovely person waiting to seat you. She led us into the main dining area where you…

Bootlegger Prohibition Pub’s Baked Mac ‘n Cheese

I walked into the Bootlegger and felt like I had stepped back into the prohibition period. Good energy in this place. It seemed to be somewhat busy for a Tuesday night The wait staff were prompt and looked to be busy. I started my night off with a drink from their extensive menu called the…

A Quick Stop at 435 Bar & Grille in Leominster

435 Bar + Grille is set in an old mill in Leominster with exposed brick walls, large windows dominate one side of the dining room, original hard wood floors and exposed beams in the ceiling. The place is very open concept with tables set up throughout. A very large bar sits in one corner of the…

Summer Means Oysters, Mussels, and White Wine

Even before deadhorse hill opened, I knew about it. MassLive, Mass Foodies, Worcester Magazine, and drink master Sean Woods. I learned that they had considered opening a restaurant in New York, but eventually decided on Worcester. Worcester! To be chosen over New York! And with a frequently changing menu that uses words like gastrique and…

Swordfish with Summer Ratatouille at Deadhorse Hill

Deadhorse hill is a small place on Main Street in Worcester with a sign so small you might miss it if you’re not looking for it. Once inside, the bare walls, exposed ceiling and center bar give the place more of a local hangout feel than a fine dining feel. The bartenders know their craft,…

Grilled Skirt Steak from Main Streets’ deadhorse hill

I didn’t think I would be hitting up Main Street Worcester anytime soon, until deadhorse hill came around. Deadhorse hill is one of Worcester’s exciting new additions to the restaurant scene, and with all of the recent press surrounding it, I knew it would soon become a destination in the city. The exposed brick and…