Casual Eats presented by Peak Fitness

Tipsy Goat Pie from Corner Grille

The level of creativity and willingness to experiment involved in creating a pizza with chardonnay leek sauce, chicken, prosciutto, goat cheese, and arugula is not something you typically find in the place you stopped to grab a pie on the way home.

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Tipsy Goat Pie from Corner Grille

In the pizza world there wages a lifelong turf battle between New York and Chicago -style pizzas, but in my book, it doesn’t get much better than the crispy thin crust offered by Corner Grille on Pleasant Street in Worcester, MA. In Worcester, we get spoiled. We have old school pizzerias with great history, like…

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Funghi Pizza with Goat, Fior di Latte and Pecorino cheeses

It was with great anticipation that my dining companion and I went to Volturno for the May Foodies gathering. Housed within the old Edward Buick dealership on Shrewsbury Street, the design and layout of the restaurant was very inviting with extremely high ceilings and open spaces and sight lines. A massive bar sits elegantly in the…

Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

Grilled Salmon

I started with the House Made Grape Leaves (6) for an appetizer at Le Mirage which were very tasty although entirely vegetarian. For my main course I chose the Grilled Salmon with rice pilaf and fresh vegetables with an added Winter Harvest Salad (mixed greens topped with apricots walnuts and crumbled goat cheese lightly tossed with…

Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

Spinach Chèvre Salad

As it appears on the Menu: Crispy baby spinach, dried cranberries, red onion, fire roasted tomatoes and crumbled chèvre served with Apple cider vinaigrette dressing. The Facts on the Dish: Small but with a generous amount of goat cheese. Review: The salad was good but would have benefited from more spinach, but the roasted tomatoes…