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Fine casual dining in a historic setting


Lavinia's: Casual diining in a historic setting

Portsmouth's cool new Italian spot, Tavola

A cool and classy, very Italian eatery opened in Portsmouth in October, and if it wasn't a bit off the beaten path we would have been there pronto.

A beautiful spot for a great dinner

Sandwich's Corner House Inn: Beautiful location for a great dinner.

Maybe Manchester's best Mexican food

Puerto Vallarta: A vacation in Mexico in Manchester

Our Gourmet: Hitting the links ... to sample the food

Our Gourmet hits the links to check out golf course restaurants.

Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Co. in West Ossipee is drawing crowds

When we visited the recently opened Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Company on a recent Saturday night BEFORE Memorial Day Weekend, the wait for a table was an hour and a half.

Our Gourmet: Oh, did we have a great dinner at O in Concord

During a walk around downtown Concord, if you blink you might miss O Steaks and Seafood, which is located in the same building as Red River Theatres.

Kicking back like the locals at Locals

Going Locals in North Hampton

Our Gourmet: Relaxed dining in a stately setting at Governor's Inn in Rochester

Casual, affordable dining at Rochester's Governor's Inn.

7th Settlement Brewery in Dover is a new entrant on the brewpub scene

All together now at a new Seacoast brewpub

Still a sweet spot in downtown Nashua

Martha's Exchange is still a sweet spot in downtown Nashua.

Demeters in Portsmouth is an elite steakhouse on the Seacoast

Our last dining adventure featured a casual vibe, so The Dining Companion and I decided to try something a little more upscale this time around. And nothing says upscale more than a steakhouse.

The Colosseum is an Italian favorite as good as ever in Salem

It had been so long since Our Gourmet reviewers had been to a certain four-star Italian stalwart in Salem we just had to check in and make sure the much-respected Colosseum Restaurant was alive and kicking on North Broadway.

Deep in the woods for stylish dining at Woodbound Inn in Rindge

Contemporary dining in the deep, dark woods

Smoky, saucy, messy fun at KC's

Getting saucy at KC's Rib Shack.

Our Gourmet: A taste of Japan, just off Interstate 93

A tiny taste of Asia just off the Road Most Traveled

Country comfort on a winter's night at Monadnock Inn in Jaffrey

You can find country comfort at the Monadnock Inn.

Mexican that's far from the ordinary

Modern Mexican at Portsmouth's Vida Cantina.

Our Gourmet: A lot to like at Pizza Loft in downtown Milford

In the Taste of Milford ticketed foodie extravaganza, nearly two dozen local restaurants and businesses participated to raise money for town improvements, and Pasta Loft, being so centrally located, drew more attention and patrons than it does on a regular weekend night.

Our Gourmet: The Rosa, a Portsmouth favorite, gets a new face

The Rosa: Rich history, bright future in Portsmouth

Our Gourmet: YouYou in Nashua serves up Asian food with gourmet flair

A return to an old favorite: You You Bistro in Nashua.

Fun food in the light of the silver screen

Fun food by the light of the silver screen

Our Gourmet: Dinner, not just drinks at Wild Rover Pub in Manchester

Dinner, not just drinks, at the Wild Rover Pub

Our Gourmet: Ten tables in Italy at the foot of Manchester's Elm Street

Mangia: A tiny taste of Italy in downtown Manchester

Our Gourmet: Warm up with dinner at Hermanos in Concord

Warm up with a great meal at Hermanos.

Our Gourmet: Wicked Good Wings? The name says it all

If a wing is your thing — a chicken wing, that is — you can't do much better than getting one that is wicked good, unless it is at Wicked Good.

Our Gourmet: Too long without a feast at Fratello's in Manchester

A long-delayed return to Fratello's in Manchester.

Our Gourmet: Country Tavern in Nashua is so familiar, yet so surprising

Simple menu well prepared at the Country Tavern

Our Gourmet: The French Quarter comes to Manchester at N'awlins Grille

Reviewing N'awlins in Manchester

Our Gourmet: Jade Dragon offers unique flavors in a familiar Manchester location

Jade Dragon: A new flavor for a familiar Elm Street spot

Wolfe's Tavern in Wolfeboro: A place the general would be proud of

Reviewing Wolfe's Tavern in Wolfeboro.

Our Gourmet: An Italian family dinner at Sabatino's North in Derry

A family dinner at Sabatino's North.

Our Gourmet: Red Hook's menu as good as the beer

After a great experience at the Portsmouth Brewery a few weeks ago, we headed back to the Seacoast to try another restaurant that features its own brews. Red Hook Brewery.

Kume Sushi Hibachi Steakhouse in Epping a great family grill

A sparkling new Japanese hibachi grill restaurant awaits in Brickyard Square in Epping, conviently off Route 101's Exit 7.

Our Gourmet: EJ's on Main worth the trip (no stay required)

Reviewing EJ's on Main in Concord

Portsmouth Brewery: Where the food is as good as the beer

As amateur beer connoisseurs we are well aware that the popular Portsmouth Brewery in downtown Portsmouth is a great place to get a great brew, but we trekked to the Seacoast recently to see how the food measures up to the beer.

A return visit to an Asian favorite: Nashua's San Francisco Kitchen

An old Asian favorite in downtown Nashua

A dream spot for surf-and-turf lovers in Hampstead

If The Dining Companion and I sat down to develop a restaurant concept that focused on our favorite foods, we would come up with a place that serves lobster and barbecue. Much to our delight, we discovered a restaurant in Hampstead that does just that.

Catch the wave at Las Olas Taqueria in Hampton

AFTER an all-American day at the beach, hungry diners are venturing west of Hampton Beach -- but south of the border -- for a Mexican fiesta of food.

Waterhouse in Peterborough: A long dinner's journey into night

Reviewing Waterhouse in Peterborough.

Buckley's Great Steaks in Merrimack lives up to its name

Buckley's Great Steaks in Merrimack is serving up some of the best steaks in the state.

Excellent seafood just one superlative at Surf in Portsmouth

Sampling the seafood at Surf in Portsmouth.

BG's Boathouse in Portsmouth has great seafood at a great Seacoast spot

Great seafood and a view at BG's in Portsmouth.

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