Good Eats – Elm Square Oyster Co.

If there is an absolute truth about downtown Andover restaurants, it’s this: You better do it right, or you don’t have a chance. There are just too many other good dining options. Elm Square Oyster Co. does it right.  The three-room eatery occupies the space that once housed Bin 28, later called Brasserie 28. The same ownership… Read More

Dean Johnson

Wine Notes – Etiquette

Have you ever asked for a straw with your glass of wine? That’s exactly what I want to do when I’m served wine in a small glass filled to the brim. I have learned not to order wine at these restaurants since I will undoubtedly be disappointed and potentially insulting to the waitstaff. Don’t blame… Read More

Steven Goddu

Sizzling Spices and Smoking Scallops

My Day as a Food Judge Over a month ago, I was reading about the upcoming Lowell Chopped competition and the 2016 Lowell Food and Wine Festival. Without thinking much of it, I mentioned it to mvm owner and publisher Glenn Prezzano: “This sounds like a fun gig. I wonder how people get to be… Read More

Doug Sparks

Recent Work by Anne Cook at TreMonte Pizzeria

TreMonte Ice Bar and Pizzeria is happy to feature the landscape work of artist Anne Cook in the downtown Lowell location. “Anne’s views of Lowell are contemporary and in a fresh muralist style,” says Mary Hart, who coordinates exhibits at a number of local non-traditional sites. “It is always a joy to see work which shows… Read More

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