The 18 Most Popular Stories of 2018 for Mass Foodies

Contributing Editor Sarah Connell breaks down the numbers to determine the most popular Mass Foodies stories from 2018. One thing is clear; you like to read about openings, you love to read about closings, and you know how to pay proper tribute when it is due.

A Brush With the Law — AiVi Nguyen & Mark Borenstein

This week, we discuss millennial friendly working conditions, bias in the workplace, and accurate pop culture depictions of attorneys. We are joined by AiVi Nguyen and Mark Borenstein. AiVi is the youngest attorney ever elected to partnership at Worcester’s premier law firm, Bowditch & Dewey. Hear how Legally Blonde could be a more accurate measure of…

More December Closings: Legacy Bar & Grill and 7 Nana

For what seems like an uncharacteristically high number of restaurants closing for 2018, we’re following up with Red Lantern’s closing last week with the closing of another Shrewsbury Street eatery, 7 Nana, along with the Legacy Bar & Grill, which opened earlier this year, and Pho Bowl. Legacy Bar & Grill opened in January and…

Eat, Drink, and Be Me(rry)… While Still Serving Others

How do you retain and show what the holidays mean to you and your family while still making it about everyone else – even if you work with your family? We checked in with some of our favorite families immersed within the Worcester food scene.

Fresh Dining — Jon Demoga & Ellen Benson

We discuss the rapid growth of Worcester’s restaurant scene and the difficulties that come along with launching a new concept in a gateway city with endless and unrealized potential. We are joined by Jonathan Demoga, Chef/Owner of MamaRouxFood Trailer, as well as Ellen Benson, General Manager of simjang. We also talk about the death of…

Which Restaurants Decorate for Christmas? Enjoy The Splendor of the Holidays with these Festive Restaurants

Mass Foodies’ snow-white trolley was transformed into Santa’s Sleigh as it brought 70 diners around the city to experience the restaurants that decorate for Christmas. If you didn’t get your hands on a ticket, we’re not opposed to you recreating the journey on your own time. Here’s a step-by-step guide to all of our festive destinations to help you get in the holiday spirit.

The Legacy of Water Street with Worcester Historical Museum

The Worcester Historical Museum celebrates “The Legacy of Water Street: 35 Years of Sharing Worcester’s Jewish History” with an exhibit opening on Wednesday, November 28th curated by Norma Feingold. After the opening reception, the “Water Street” video will lead a discussion, “Water Street is Alive” with Stuart Sadick.