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The Blue Ox

Having garnered many prestigious awards since its opening, including “Top 100 American Fare Restaurants in the United States” by OpenTable diners, The Blue Ox, an upscale casual American restaurant, offers traditional dishes in a nontraditional way. Chef/ Owner, Matt O’Neil, a Swampscott native, sources premium ingredients from the top purveyors in the area and local spirits all at a great value to his guests. The Blue Ox, 191 Oxford Street, Lynn, 781-780-5722,

A Dining Destination

Nine Elm American Bistro combines award winning cuisine, friendly service and casual ambiance to provide the North Shore’s best dining experience. Make a reservation and find out why our neighborhood bistro has become a dining destination.Nine Elm American Bistro, 9 Elm Street, Danvers, 978-774-9436, 

Japanese Cuisine

Our mission at Maki Sushi Bar & Grill is to offer great service and even better food. Crisp panko lightly coats fresh stripe bass filets in our Panko Crusted Stripe Bass. Awaken your palate with our ever popular Sunset Roll featuring fresh salmon and citrusy bright lemon slices. From sashimi fanatics to tempura lovers, our menu is sure to satiate all appetites.Maki Sushi Bar & Grill, 43 Main Street, Peabody, 978-854-5426,

Green Land Cafe

A Blend of Creative Food and Fresh Thinking. Committed to sustainability, our menus reflect the goodness of organic, locally grown and harvested ingredients.  Serving Lunch, Dinner, Tapas, Late Night, Kid’s Menu, and Sunday Brunch.  Patio dining, private function room, live music Thursday and Monday nights. Open daily from 11:30am. Green Land Cafe, 87 Washington Street, Salem, 978-744-7766,

Local Farm Fresh Ingredients

Scratch Kitchen is a quality driven restaurant with a focus on regional and local farm fresh ingredients. Featuring house smoked meats, homemade: bacon, breads, condiments, pickles. We believe in helping our regional and local producers in showcasing their efforts to the best of our abilities in creating dishes that let their hard work stand forward, Enjoy. Scratch Kitchen, 245 Derby Street, Salem, 978-741-2442,

El Tapatio

Family tradition, pride, experience and the finest ingredients combine, bringing the best of old Mexico’s recipes from our kitchen to your table! Order take-out or dine in, indoors or outdoors on our patio deck. Complement your meal with a specialty margarita or a craft beer. Open Sunday – Thursday 11am-10pm and Friday-Saturday 11am-11pm. El Tapatio, 300 Newburyport Turnpike, Rowley, 978-432-1336

An Experience

The freshest Seafoods right of the dock along with Pure Angus Beef and Murray Ranch Chicken make The Landing the first destination of food lovers and sailors on the North Shore. Dining Room and Pub with specialty cocktails and outstanding wine list with 30 wines by the glass.  Entertainment  Wed, Fri and Sat. Be sure to try our Award winning “notcha grandmas chowder.” The Landing, 81 Front Street, Marblehead, 781-639-1266,

Award Winning Culinary Team At Martinos

Martino’s Liquors and New York Style Deli, is an upscale New York style Deli, Liquor Store and Coffee shop. The authentic NY Deli is a treasure for local residents looking for fresh meats, artisan cheeses, specialty dairy, sandwiches, unique salads and imported items. The Liquor store has a high quality selection along with fine wines, unique beers, and top liquors. The Martinos Liquor & New York Style Deli, 202 Newbury Street, Peabody, 978-717-5656,

A Place Where Everyone Knows Your Name

You will feel welcome  and at home at the Maple Street Tavern. Serving appetizers, burgers, salads, steak, pasta, seafood and more. Grab a seat at our full bar serving draft and bottled beer, watch the game and enjoy….or sit and enjoy a meal in our relaxed atmosphere. We have both a parking lot and street parking available.  Like us on Facebook at Maple Street Tavern for the latest news.Maple Street Tavern, 49 Maple Street, Danvers, 978-539-8571,

Italian Food Lovers

Seventeen years of service in cooking fresh homemade pasta and specialty dishes has earned Giuseppe’s a place in the hearts of Italian food lovers. Devoted to excellent quality, consistency, reasonable prices and fast, friendly service. Everything is homemade with all natural ingredients. Order take-out or dine in. Choose from our prepared meals, soups, salads, party trays, and more. Open Monday – Saturday 10 am to 8 pm. Giuseppe’s Fresh Pasta & Fine Food, 257 Low Street, Newburyport, 978-465-2225,

Savory Square Bistro

Welcome to Hampton’s newest eatery: Savory Square Bistro! The newest addition to the Chez Boucher Culinary Arts Center is our recently renovated space to capture that old world flavor and feeling found at many bistro styled restaurants in southern France. Along with a 40-seat dining room, we now have a beautiful, inviting 24-seat lounge with fireplace. We welcome you to Savory Square Bistro. Savory Square Bistro, 32 Depot Square, Hampton, NH, 603-926-2202,

Butcher Shop

Bucciarelli’s Butcher Shop offers the finest meats, cheeses, and cold cuts and can meet every need for grilling and catering.  They provide the best sandwiches on the North Shore and offer a very large selection of prepared foods cooked on the premises. They offer farm fresh milk, eggs, butter and locally grown produce as well as a large selection of imported Italian cold cuts, olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and pastas. Bucciarelli’s Butcher Shop, 47 Bridge Road, Salisbury, 978-518-3131,