The Gourmet Buzz




The Colby Hill Inn in Henniker (428-3281, www.colbyhillinn.com) is once again having their “Chocolate Lovers’ Weekend” March 5-7. It’s a great chance to not only indulge in chocolate, but learn a few tricks of the trade by acclaimed pastry chefs. As a side note, the inn’s executive chef, Jeannine Carney, was recently named “Best Chef” by Arrington’s Inn Traveler Magazine in a nationwide survey. Luca Paris of Luca’s Mediterranean Café in Keene has been busy promoting the Keene area, billing it as the “International Restaurant Capital of New England.” He has also spearheaded the first-ever “Taste of Keene” and has a weekly radio show,“What’s cooking with Luca Paris.” Paris has just released a DVD cookbook with instructions for some of his favorite dishes. Proceeds will go to benefit a culinary scholarship at the local high school. News has it that renowned chef, James Haller, will be taking over as executive chef when the new Creamery restaurant at Canterbury Village opens this spring. The 130-seat restaurant, to be called The Shaker Table, was designed by Christopher Williams of Meredith. He studied historical photos and plans of the former blacksmith shop to ensure the authenticity of the new addition to Canterbury Shaker Village. Haller, who literally “wrote the book” on Shaker cooking, will help ensure the authenticity of what’s prepared in the kitchen. The Gourmet Buzz can hardly wait. NH
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Popular Articles

  1. Inside the Emergency Room
    Real-life drama unfolds every day in ERs around the state.
  2. John Stark: A Hero for His Time and Ours
    To remind us what a true hero looks and acts like, we’ve enlisted a local historian and an...
  3. Wander to Drewsville
    Our "Our Town" columnist takes an unplanned journey to a charming town.
  4. UNH Is Making Your Food Smarter
    Farming may be old-school, but at the University of New Hampshire, it’s a science.
  5. Understanding Gluten
    What's the difference between celiac disease and gluten sensitivity?
  6. Matbah Mediterranean Cuisine
    The Turkish eatery is the latest addition to a Manchester block that's packed with global cuisine.
  7. Tuscan Kitchen Expands
    Mangia to one and all!
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags