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Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

“What’s for dinner tonight?” is a common question in households throughout the North Shore. But for people who are homeless or struggling to feed their families...

Holiday Festivities on Cape Ann

This time of year is filled with community traditions and holiday events in Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea and Rockport.  With a wide array of wonderf...

Local Farm-to-Table Cheese

So much of the holidays, especially the days surrounding Thanksgiving, is about food. It’s a season of the year when not “just anything” will do. Here on the No...

Sustainable Fishing

In September, hundreds of thousands of Atlantic surf clams washed ashore on Revere Beach. It was the third die-off of its kind involving surf clams this past su...

Hospitality First at Ellis Square Social

A stuffed dumpling at Ellis Square Social is the buzziest dish on the North Shore this fall. Made from pâte à choux—the same dough used for gougères and eclairs...

Minimalist Kitchen Design

Walking into this kitchen is like walking on a luminescent cloud. The room is pure serenity: soft white shades and gleaming surfaces, with an unexpectedly cozy ...

Superfine Has Something For Everyone

There are few places on the North Shore where you can get a perfectly cooked 14-ounce New York strip steak that was aged in-house for two months for under $30. ...

Women Working for Oceans

If you were on the Gloucester-Essex town line last September, you might have noticed a group of women knee-deep in Essex Bay at low tide, plunging their arms in...

Logistical Magic in an Unused Office

In the realm of typical interior design, the mudroom is what an unadorned clay pot is to the silky flower it holds: all substance, no style. But when interior d...

The New Tonno Wakefield

Wakefield’s culinary scene just got better. Anthony Caturano, chef and owner of Prezza and Tonno, has opened a third restaurant in Wakefield, located in the lux...