Worcester

Smoked Duck Sausage at deadhorse hill

The social media feeds had been buzzing with anticipation over the newest kid to the culinary scene in Worcester. That new establishment resides where the old Ritual used to be on Main Street and has a brand new look from front to back. Greeted by the open windows of the front of the restaurant, the…

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fior de latte pizza and duck prosciutto

Shrewsbury Street is a food mecca for those looking for variety, culture and good eats. One of the newest kids on the block is Volturno…an old school Italian pizzeria with a modern vibe that has found its home in the old Buick dealership next to 7 NaNa. The entrance is laid with stone fixtures that remind…

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Flying Rhino’s Duck Farrotto

Duck is not a dish that I frequently order, partly because it is rare to find it among the Worcester restaurants and partly because it is an easy dish to do wrong. Knowing the Flying Rhino’s reputation for taking risks often with rewarding results, I decided that the Duck Farrotto could challenge the chef and, hopefully, result…

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Seared Duck Breast

Restaurant: Ritual, Main Street As it appears in the menu: Seasoned with crushed cocoa beans, hazelnut chocolate demi-glaze – 1st place Worcester Iron Chef The Facts: Beautifully plated medallions of duck breast resting on a small portion of smashed potatoes.  I ordered with sautéed spinach instead of mixed vegetables.  A chocolate lava cake, the size…