Dining and Food Our Gourmet

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Our Gourmet: Classy, quiet refuge amid retail chaos

Jun 27, 2017

Going on six years ago, Burtons Grill, then a growing young chain of high-end bar-and-grill restaurants, made its New Hampshire debut in a corner of the Pheasant Lane Mall.

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Our Gourmet: Milford's Bar One is One great spot

Jun 20, 2017

Again this week, Mrs. Gourmet and I find ourselves at an establishment we hadn't noticed before in a community whose restaurants, we thought, had been pretty thoroughly visited and reviewed.

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Merrmack

Our Gourmet: Trappings are Celtic, but it's all American
The name and the trimmings may sound Celtic, but the Tilted Kilt is as American a sports pub as...
Our Gourmet: Out-of-the-ordinary Mexican at El Rincon
El Rincon: Out of the ordinary Mexican in downtown Manchester
Great seafood, and miles from the beach
Great seafood, nowhere near the beach
Our Gourmet: A Concord pub worthy of its name
Parts of Concord, it seems, are overrun with restaurants of all description, and the area of Storrs...
Our Gourmet: A new face for an old Indian favorite
New face for an old Indian favorite
Our Gourmet: A great dinner at a local landmark
We had a hankering for beef most of the day, so when we started looking for a destination, The...
Our Gourmet: A cozy, rewarding Italian experience in Concord
We could easily spend a couple hours strolling and window shopping along Concord's Main Street,...
Crazy for noodles? Go to Londonderry
Going crazy for noodles in Londonderry
Greek for the family: Dimitriou's in Pelham
Dimitriou's in Pelham is an interesting hybrid. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and billing...
Our Gourmet: Dinner is a winner at Derry's Halligan
Getting in the spirit at Halligan Tavern, Derry
Our Gourmet: A cozy place with an expansive menu
Putnam's: Cozy spot, expansive menu
Our Gourmet: Fine flavors from the Mediterranean
Matbah: Mediterranean in Manchester
Our Gourmet: Dim sum offers a different kind of Sunday brunch
Dim sum, for a different kind of Sunday brunch
Why haven't we come here before?
Our Gourmet keeps a fairly extensive list of the places we've reviewed. It's a list that goes back...
Our Gourmet: A fine new cantina we could get used to
A dandy little Mexican restaurant has emerged at the former site of PJ O'Sullivan's on South Willow...
Our Gourmet: Finding an outlet for vegan desires
Going vegan at Willow's Plant Based Eatery
Our Gourmet -- Fresh from the South: 'fast casual' and good
Fast, casual and good: Willie Jewell's Bar-B-Q
Our Gourmet: A favorite's move brings a few changes
Pho Golden Bowl: A favorite's new home brings a few changes
Our Gourmet: We had to go back to a new favorite
In this restaurant-review racket, it doesn't pay to work too far in advance.
Our Gourmet: Giorgio's puts its mark on Manchester
Giorgio's Ristorante & Bar — well known for its choice eateries in Milford and Merrimack...
Our Gourmet: The Pizza Man satisfies the family
The FussBudget was hungry. That's how we happened upon The Pizza Man, the Hooksett version of a...
Our Gourmet: Balkan flavors grilling at Crazy Goat Tavern
We were driving through downtown Concord for the first time in several months when we saw the big,...
Our Gourmet: Great Mexican by the riverside
Great Mexican along the river in New Boston
Our Gourmet: New name coming for a cozy city spot
North End Bistro is the way we wish we could cook
Our Gourmet: Quality food inside an old fast-food shell
Our Gourmet: Milford restaurant building takes a step up as Grill 603
Korean, Japanese in an intimate spot
Shira Kiku: An intimate Korean-Japanese bistro

Monadnock Region

Our Gourmet: A dinner worth the wet, wild ride
Keene: Fireworks, like the weather, lights up a Saturday night
Our Gourmet: Turkish delights in Hillsborough
A Turkish welcome in Hillsborough

Seacoast

Our Gourmet: Great food and beer found on a WHYM
We do our best to keep up to date on the dining scene around the state, but occasionally the ol'...
Our Gourmet: Great Middle Eastern in a modest setting
The aroma of Middle Eastern spices and herbs immerse diners as soon as they enter the door, the...
Our Gourmet: A Tuscan addition to the Port City scene
A Tuscan addition to Portsmouth's high-end dining scene
Our Gourmet: A dining hot spot in an old firehouse
The dining scene in downtown Exeter has taken a few steps up since the last time we were in town.
Our Gourmet: World street food, with a side of hip
Portsmouth's Street: World street food with a side of hip
Our Gourmet: Dover Brickhouse does pub food right
Competition over. There may be four months left in 2016, but we're declaring a winner in the...
Our Gourmet: Plenty of promise, not fully realized
Portsmouth: Dining in The District
Our Gourmet: An elegant brunch in a historic setting
Many newcomers to New Hampshire's picture-perfect Seacoast cannot help but be drawn to the...

Lakes Region-Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

A relaxing spot for good food, good views
Just in time for summer: Shibley's by the Bay
Our Gourmet: Great dining, great views at The Hilltop
High on a hill just outside Laconia, the Steele Hill Resort in Sanbornton is a sprawling property...
Our Gourmet: Step back in time at Peter Christian's Tavern
Think of what a roadside tavern might have looked like in colonial New Hampshire, and you've got a...
Our Gourmet: To Claremont for fine Latin flavors
Revolution Cantina: Latin flair in the Upper Valley

White Mountains & North Woods

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