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A Unique Irish Experience

One of the North Shore’s most popular Irish gatherings. Serving award winning fish and chips with homemade ketchup, the most tender corn beef sandwiches, and many more of your favorites, all in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. The patio is now open and a new summer menu. The Peddler’s Daughter, 45 Wingate Street, Haverhill, 978-372-9555, & 48 Main Street, Nashua, NH, 603-821-7535,

Flavors of Thailand

Enjoy the bright and faraway flavors of Thailand in our glowing, modern dining room with live piano music. Takeout, delivery, and online ordering available. Call or visit our website at Brown Sugar By The Sea, 75 Water Street, Newburyport, 978-499-8424,

Impressive Fine Dining And Martinis

Scosso is the best in new restaurants on the North Shore. Boasting an impressive martini and wine list. Come by and try any of our fabulous Italian dishes, prime steaks, chops, and seafood all set on two levels in a dramatic setting. Located at the Northshore Mall between Nordstrom and Macy’s men’s. Scosso, 210 Andover Street, Peabody, 978-531-0700,

A Memorable Affair

It’s time for new beginnings and celebrations to honor them!  With 10 years of experience, BBC will create an event worthy of your graduate, newlyweds, baby, and for the great times ahead! Using the abundance of fresh produce now available to us, BBC will provide you with perfect party planning and delicious fare to help you create a memorable affair! Call Jen Sanford at Bonne Bouche Caterers, 978-423-7181,

New Gelato Cafe!

Made in small batches from fresh local milk, real fruit, the finest flavorings, and with more than a dash of love, our goal is for you to experience this same love with every bite and become as “Pazzo” about our gelato as we are. Pazzo Gelato Cafe, 99 Turnpike Street, Rt. 114,  North Andover, 978-258-0995,

Taste The Whoopie!

Visit Newburyport’s Chococoa Baking Co.! Owners Alan Mons and Julie Ganong make bite-size, all-natural Whoopie pies—great as a treat or for entertaining. The Whoopie is made with triple chocolate and the buttercream comes in a variety of flavors. Our cafe features local baked goods and Atomic Cafe coffee. Open seven days a week at The Tannery. Chococoa Baking Company & Cafe, 50 Water Street, Mill#1, Newburyport, 978-499-8889.

Your Neighborhood Butcher & Grocer

In keeping with our core values, we offer only the finest of the North Shore, both in our retail environment and catering services.  Whether you’re planning a backyard barbecue, wedding, or corporate function, we will impart our high standards of quality to every event we commit to. The North Shore Meat House, 15 Enon Street, Beverly, 978-564-3200

Foodies Eat Free!

Serenitee Restaurant Group is looking for foodies to come dine in our restaurants and fill us in on your experience of our food, drinks and service. To join our secret shopper program you just need to pass our Foodie Quiz. Send us an email with the  subject “NS Foodie Quiz” to Serenitee Restaurant Group,

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,

Where The Calories Are In The Crumbs!

Fisichelli’s has been pleasing its customers since 1915 from their Lawrence location. In October 2012, Nina Fisichelli-Gaffny, 3rd generation owner, opened an Andover location. They carry over 40 different types of handmade Italian & American cookies, offer a variety of pastries, and speciality cakes for any occasion. Open 6 days a week. Fisichelli’s Pastry Shop, Inc., 46 Main Street, Andover, 978-475-7775, & 55 Union Street, Lawrence, 978-682-7774,

Now Servicing Appetites

“Best in Beverly” and “Readers Choice” awards recognize this neighborhood find as well worth investigating. The defunct auto body shop turned pub celebrates 14 years of serving great food. Modern decor, an ample bar, and generous portions of Italian/American pub fare make it a winning choice for relaxed dining. Garden City Pub, 21 Enon Street, Beverly, 978-922-9018,

The Crazy Candy Lady

Awesome candy, crazy fun. Our sweet treats delight the child in everyone. Artisan and novelty chocolates, memory lane, seashore treats, bulk, gummies, kosher, sugar, and gluten free candy. Norman Love chocolates—stunning, decadent and a top 10 chocolatier in North America! Crazy Fun means in store parties or bringing sweet surprises to your destination. Unique and extraordinary quality and service. Nothing is beyond our imagination! The Crazy Candy Lady, 123 Pleasant Street, Marblehead, 781-631-1515,

Donatello Restaurant – Italian Done Right

The Dicenso Family is proud to have one of the North Shore’s finest authentic Italian restaurants. Featuring classic Italian dishes at a great value. Open for lunch and dinner, come join us and experience the award-winning taste of Donatello. Featuring an extensive wine list, beautiful banquet rooms for your special occasions, and a comfortable bar. We look forward to serving you soon. Donatello Restaurant, 44 Broadway, Rt. 1, North Saugus, 781-233-9975,

Now Open In Peabody!

A self-serve frozen yogurt shop featuring 16 flavors, over 50 toppings, and endless possibilities. Also serving fruit smoothies, coffee, desserts, and the “Frotopia Swirl,” a blending of your favorite toppings into your chosen yogurt flavor. A private function room is available for parties or meetings. Be sure to like our Facebook page for updates on our daily flavors. Frotopia Yogurt, 229 Andover Street, Rt. 114, Peabody,

Comfortable Destination

Alchemy’s couches, candles, and mismatched furniture make it feel as much like a home as a restaurant. Alchemy was an innovator in locally sourced food and is now doing the same at the bar. They make their own bitters, infusions, and ginger beer, and have teamed up with a panoply of local, small craft distillers and brewers. Alchemy, 3 Duncan Street, Gloucester, 978-281-3997,

Japanese Cuisine

Maki Sushi Bar & Grill now boasts a menu full of exciting new creations. Feeling a bit daring? Maki’s very own Diablo Roll puts a new twist on your everyday tempura soft shell crab. Come celebrate summer with us with the all-new Tropical Roll featuring fresh sweet strawberries and mango with light and airy shrimp tempura. Maki Sushi Bar & Grill, 43 Main Street, Peabody, 978-854-5426,

Bringing The North End To The North Shore

The Oliviero family has been serving authentic Italian food for over 25 years. We pride ourselves on using the freshest ingredients and serving the finest food. Our dining room windows are now open for the summer season. We are the Gold Regional Award Winner of five Readers’ Choice awards for #1 Italian Restaurant (Marblehead, Swampscott, Salem, Peabody, Lynn, Lynnfield)! Caffe Italia, 10 School Street, Marblehead, 781-631-5700,

New American Cuisine

Ohana offers New American cuisine with a menu influenced by French techniques, Italian flavors, and Asian spices using only the highest quality ingredients featuring locally sourced fish, meat, produce, and artisanal foods. Our ‘Harbor Views’ or ‘Main St.’ dining rooms are a perfect setting to relax and enjoy. Ohana offers both on-site and off-site catering for intimate gatherings to elaborate parties. Ohana, 151 Main Street, Gloucester, 978-283-3200,

Seafood & American Cuisine

Located in the heart of Gloucester’s historic downtown waterfront, Topside Grill’s two generations of Chef’s (Dennis and Doug Silva) have operated with an extreme restaurant passion for years. Excellent food, wonderful service and reasonable prices are what they base the restaurant on. Serving the freshest seafood, unbelievable modern American cuisine, and some of the most inspiring cocktails on the North Shore. Topside Grill, 50 Rogers Street, Gloucester, 978-281-1399,

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,

Everything From Scratch!

15 Walnut focuses on seasonal, artisan cooking. Everything on the menus is cooked from scratch with the best of what’s available each season. They dry their own herbs, smoke their meats, pickle vegetables, bake their own bread, infuse their own vinegars, make their own chutneys, handcraft their desserts, and even make their own mozzarella. 15 Walnut, 15 Walnut Street, South Hamilton, 978-468-2400,

New American Bistro Cuisine

Foreign Affairs Wine Bar & Bistro comes to picturesque Manchester-by-the-sea with a fresh approach to New American Bistro Cuisine, featuring a unique International flair. Over 40 wines have been hand selected by our knowledgeable and passionate staff to perfectly compliment the culinary creations of Chef Doug Papows. Foreign Affairs and Chef Doug proudly source from local and sustainable farms. Foreign Affairs Wine Bar & Bistro, 26 Central Street, Manchester, 978-704-9568,

A Dining Experience!

Located in the heart of Marblehead, Yannalfo’s is making a saucy splash with it’s great Italian food. Boasting an intimate setting where you will feel more like friend than customer when welcomed by the Yannalfo’s team. All dishes are prepared to order using only the finest ingredients. Whether you are seated in the dining room or bar, Yannalfo’s is a wonderful dining experience. Yannalfo’s Ristorante, 261 Washington Street, Marblehead, 781-990-1456,

Local Farm Fresh Ingredients

Scratch Kitchen is a quality-driven restaurant with a focus on regional and local, farm-fresh ingredients. We feature house smoked meats homemade: bacon, breads, condiments, pickles. We believe in helping our regional and local producers by 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,