Feast this Fall in the North of Boston

Feast this Fall in the North of Boston

September 18, 2015
Lobster dinner. Credit: Schooner Lannon

If we’ve learned anything from Pinterest, it’s that fall is the start of the comfort food season.  Instead of falling back on the same, old soups and casseroles, why not indulge you appetite with new flavors and temptations from your favorite local restaurants?  This fall, the North of Boston region offers numerous culinary celebrations to satisfy every appetite.

Savor Newburyport | Newburyport, MA
September 17-26

Newburyport’s newest festival, Savor Newburyport, features 10 days of celebration and highlights the coastal city’s exceptional food, drink, shopping, and cultural experiences.  Enjoy various events throughout the festival; including innovative dining experiences with unique restaurant and shop parings.  Don’t miss great events like Pizza in the Park (Sept. 18),Creating Your Own, Unique Salad Dressing (Sept. 20), Build Your Own Whoopie Bar (Sept. 25), and more!

Taste of the Gables | Salem, MA
September 20

Dozens of chefs, vintners, and distillers from across the region will showcase their specialties and vie for your vote in the Best Chef and Best Beverage competition at Taste of the Gables.  Set along the beautiful Salem harbor front on the lawn of the House of the Seven Gables, the night will feature a silent auction, with original pieces of art and other exciting items lining our beautiful garden paths.  This event is a benefit to raise money for the House of the Seven Gables important preservation projects and education initiatives.

Cape Ann Fall Restaurant Week | Gloucester/Rockport, MA
October 18-23

Fantastic food and beautiful scenery come together every year for Cape Ann Restaurant week.  For six days, participating restaurants invite locals and visitors alike to sample the flavors of Cape Ann and offer a tempting prix fixe three-course dinner menu $33 or $25.

Salem Fall Restaurant Week | Salem, MA
November 8-12, 15-19

Who needs turkey when you have Salem’s variety of culinary treasures?  For two weeks, taste and enjoy all that Salem has to offer with nominally-priced two-and three-course prix fixe options.