435 Bar & Grille: Leominster’s Hidden Gem

On the recommendation of our member Lynn, the Foodies gathered at 435 Bar & Grille in Leominster. Tucked away on the second floor of an old mill building, requiring a back door and an elevator ride to find it, 435 Bar & Grille certainly feels hidden. And after the Foodies dined there this month, they…

Comfy, cozy dining at Dianna’s Neighborhood Bistro

Walking into Dianna’s Neighborhood Bistro feels a bit like walking into your grandmother’s kitchen. This quaint, BYOB restaurant on the corner of June and Chandler Street in Worcester is what one Foodie called “the type of mom and pop shop that this city is known for.” Cooking for such a large group was a challenge…

Foodies Take The Bull By The Horns at Bull Mansion

It’s hard to say which the Foodies enjoyed more during their visit to Bull Mansion this month: the food or the ambiance. Okay, well, it was the food. It is always the food. But the ambiance of the four-story historic Worcester mansion certainly held a charm to the food-obsessed group of diners. The overall stately feel of…

#TacoTuesday Done Right at Plaza Azteca

Mass Foodies recently celebrated #TacoTuesday the right way – with large (because why would you ever order the small?) margaritas and tons of delicious Mexican food – at Plaza Azteca on Lincoln Street in Worcester. This small New England-local chain dishes up fresh Mexican food with all your favorite staples and margaritas so big you…

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…