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Our Gourmet: You'll find neatly folded packages of delicious in Concord

We've never been big on breakfast; even less so on breakfast reviews. But when a friend recommended a little place in Concord, it sounded different enough to give it a try.

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Our Gourmet: A tasty dining spot in- or off-season

Bayside Grill: Good food, great location in Wolfeboro

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Merrimack Valley

Our Gourmet: Nothing could be finer than Benedict breakfast at Charlie's Diner
A recent breakfast/lunch outing brought us to Charlie's Homestyle Diner, conveniently located at...
Our Gourmet: Burgers great, but a bit of a wait
With fall looming and temperatures cooling, our thoughts turned to youth hockey equipment so we...
Our Gourmet: Pho-nominal dining at BuBa Noodle Bar
When last we visited 36 Lowell St. in Manchester — an address that's housed several...
Our Gourmet: Gate City boasts tasty new brewpub
Now that we're empty nesters, it's a special occasion when we get to have dinner with our son, the...
Our Gormet: Travel the Turnpike to tasty Thai
A worthwhile Thai restaurant with a menu as long as your arm, brisk service and a cocktail lounge...
Our Gourmet: No reservations about recommending Revival Kitchen & Bar
Back in April 2017, we wandered off Concord’s Main Street and enjoyed Italian at...
Our Gourmet: Get there before the 'meat leaves the building'
The timeless adage of eating — “Get it while it's hot” — changes to...
Our Gourmet: A first (and final) look at Noodle Bar
We’ve had our eye on Noodle Bar, the latest restaurant to open at 36 Lowell St. in...
Our Gourmet: Something new at an old favorite
It's very tempting to return to a restaurant where you have enjoyed great meals before. But it can...
Our Gourmet -- DH's Dog House: We have a wiener
Maybe it was the food truck festival at McIntyre Ski Area over the weekend, or maybe it was...
Our Gourmet: Summer’s calling at the Stark House
Route 114 heading north through Weare isn’t exactly loaded with places to eat, but the Stark...
Our Gourmet: Another new face in a familiar place
As we learned with last week's Our Gourmet review of Hudson's Town Tavern, the restaurant scene is...
Our Gourmet: At the Town Tavern, change is very good
Sometimes time runs out on a landmark. A place that's been a fixture for many years finally runs...
Our Gourmet: A fresh take on breakfast & lunch in Londonderry
Fresh off a week of teasingly warm weather and the promise of summer months to come, we headed out...
Fun is always on the menu at Bonfire
Fun is always on the menu at Bonfire
Our Gourmet: Manchester eatery is still a winner after 25 years
Lakorn Thai has been a popular choice for Thai cuisine lovers for more than 25 years. The small...
Our Gourmet: A unique spot for fine pho in the city
Pho-natics find a special place in Manchester
Our Gourmet: Travelers come home to a Mediterranean treat
Travelers come home to a Mediterranean treat at Maza
Our Gourmet: An evening of Indian surprises
The Dining Companion was excited one recent night when a social media post popped up touting a new...
Our Gourmet: Too late for lunch, but a fine early dinner
We planned to have a late lunch, but we were running even later than we had hoped. We knew the...
Our Gourmet: New spot (again) by the riverside
There's a new restaurant on the New Boston riverside in a spot where more than a couple of bistros...
Our Gourmet: Much has changed at this familiar locale
Nostalgia buffs can still find the venerable cocktail lounge from The Yard restaurant right where...
Our Gourmet: No fancy trappings, just great Mexican
Sometimes, we'll admit, we're put off by all that the word “gourmet” conjures: fancy...
Our Gourmet: It’s easy to like the Big Easy Deli
Bagel fans and delicatessen aficionados who have not been to the Big Easy have somehow missed a...
Our Gourmet: After a short hiatus, a classic reopens
We were shocked one day at fall's onset and in the mood for comfort food, when we pulled up to the...
Our Gourmet: Indian spices warm a cold winter's night
Last time we checked in with you, we reviewed Crane, the simple but excellent Japanese/Chinese...

Monadnock Region

Our Gourmet: A great spot for dinner, whether you golf or not
I don't play golf nearly as often as it takes to be good at it. And knowing how long it takes me to...
Our Gourmet: JimEddie's in Keene: A spot the locals love
Our editor got an email recently from a reader contending that Our Gourmet has given short shrift...

Seacoast

Our Gourmet: A taste of summer on a chilly beach
Finally fed up with the winter that wouldn't end, Our Gourmet set out for Hampton Beach one recent...
Our Gourmet: Oysters are just part of the attraction at The Franklin
This small Portsmouth eatery just off Congress street has been on my list since it opened as the...

Lakes Region-Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

Our Gourmet: Fine food in a casual Squam Lake setting
Mrs. Gourmet and I had a week off recently, but we were only able to get away for three days. Even...
Our Gourmet: Rumney rocks, and so does this bistro
A sweltering Saturday afternoon motivated us to strap our kayaks on the car and head to one of Mrs.
Our Gourmet: Good cheer and great food in Bristol
When you step inside Kathleen's in Bristol near Newfound Lake you enter an atmosphere of warmth,...
Our Gourmet: More pub than French cafe but still très bien
One of the things we like most about this job is that it gets us out to explore places we've never...

White Mountains & North Woods

Our Gourmet: A winter hot spot, with good reason
We followed the crowds to the Ice Castle in Lincoln recently, finally getting our chance to check...

A&E

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