Foodies Visits the French Quarter in Rutland, MA

January brought the Foodies to The French Quarter in Rutland, MA on a recommendation from our member David, who has enjoyed this small hidden gem with his family. As we arrived, the owner happily greeted us and explained we were in for a real treat, describing the menu as  “…a mix of Asian and Cajun...

Stepping Back In Time At Bootleggers Prohibition Pub

This month, the foodies took a step back in time with a trip to Worcester’s new Bootleggers Prohibition Pub. After discovering the secret entrance – which yes, can be found using the giant billboard out front – diners walked into an industrial-style restaurant playing old Westerns on the TVs and roaring ‘20s music from the...

The Foodies’ Hangover (Pub)

While nutritionists believe in the power of potassium, encouraging people to eat bananas to resolve a hangover, The Hangover Pub is scratching that off the list and ensuring that everyone knows: Bacon is king, partly because of its versatility in elevating the flavors of almost any dish. The Hangover Pub is capitalizing on this. Wooden...

Dining at the Canal Districts Lock 50

In the reviving heart of Worcester, the Canal District illuminates with a new presence, Lock 50. The restaurant and café, sitting on the 50th lock of the old Blackstone Canal, once thriving with business, trade and prosperity, is a piece of the puzzle in the revitalization of the waterway. The space, lit in an ambience...

Some Deadhorse Hill in the Foodies’ Sights

  deadhorse hill offers an upscale menu filled with a combination of small plates for sharing, large plates for main entrees and something they call “centerpiece” meals…main dishes large enough to be shared amongst the entire table. Owned by Boston-based restaurateurs, Sean Woods and Jared Forman, deadhorse hill is a homage to Worcester, revitalizing the...