The pork used in BirchTree Bread’s ramen dish had been fed on Honest Weight’s spent grain, a byproduct of the brewing process, for close to a year. Served alongside Honest Weight’s multi-grain stout, this ramen pairing took symbiosis to astounding heights.
In 2017, Worcester’s restaurant scene welcomed a number of newcomers to the table in our proverbial dining room, which continues to grow at a rapid rate. Ramen bowls, butcher blocks, Szechuan sandwiches, and wine wars all found their welcome here. Still, a few of our biggest breaks bid so long (and in one case, good riddance) to members of the culinary community. Here are the top 17 Mass Foodies stories of 2017.
Another familiar face just joined deadhorse hill’s impressive culinary team and Executive Chef Jared Forman feels certain that his job is about to get more difficult. “Taking people on never makes our lives easier, it advances our agenda for better food and a better menu,” Forman explains.
Throughout most of 2017, the food scene in Worcester anxiously awaited the opening of a new restaurant called Kummerspeck. No one really knew how to pronounce the name, or what it meant. Word on the street was the place would also have a retail delicatessen, as well as being home to a full-service butcher shop….
As one of Worcester’s newest restaurants, Kummerspeck brings a new dynamic of eating that reflects both the artisanal process and qualitative end result.
Kummerspeck (‘kUm-ir-shpek) opened its doors to friends and family last night for a stellar soft opening. Mass Foodies has had eyes on Matt Mahoney and Rachel Coit for almost a year now and the duo continues to exceed our expectations.
To quell our curiosity at Mass Foodies, they have been so kind as to share a few of the menu items we can expect to see soon at Kummerspeck on Water St.
Sarah explored emotional eating with Kummerspeck and Honest Weight Thursday night at the Dive Bar. Kummerspeck Worcester visits The Dive Exploring emotional eating with Kummerspeck at The Dive Bar. Posted by Mass Foodies on Thursday, March 9, 2017 [huge_it_gallery id=”7″]