Dining and Food Our Gourmet

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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 Yard's “Seafood and Steak House” description popped up, and on further investigation, the menu's Beef & Lamb section sold us.

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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 perfect table-setter for a simple but exotic culinary adventure at Habibi Mediterranean Cafe in Portsmouth.

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Merrmack

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
Our Gourmet: Spicing up the city with a taste of Nepal
A recent blustery Saturday afternoon left two choices when hunger hit: Brave the weather and hit...
Our Gourmet: Not your average chain restaurant
Presentation of the Anything but Average Meatloaf is, not surprisingly, out of the ordinary.
Our Gourmet: A comfortable and low-key brunch
Brunch can be a hectic, somewhat crowded affair if you arrive in the early part of the serving...
Our Gourmet: A little NYC and some local touches
NY-style eats in not-so-urban NH
Our Gourmet: Seafood and Greek just off the highway
The Auburn Tavern, open since the first of the year, is in with some heavy competition, but its...
Our Gourmet: Be on the lookout for Friendly Red's in Windham
Choosing a restaurant to review isn’t an exact science. Sometimes we’ll come across an...

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: 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...
Our Gourmet: Summer starts with seafood on the coast
Petey's: This is why tourists come to our Seacoast
Our Gourmet: A taste of Ireland in downtown Dover
The weather in recent weeks has been more like March than May, so it seemed only fitting that we...

Lakes Region-Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

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: Great steaks with a side of nostalgia
Nostalgia and great food: Christmas Island Steak House in Laconia
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

A&E

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New World Theatre to present ‘The Truth Will Spring Yuh’
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