Well hello out there. Long time, no see! It’s been quiet in this sliver of the web lately, as we’ve been pouring a lot of our time and efforts into a new business venture – opening up a second combined location for Didriks and Local Root! Opening a new store sure is a lot of work, but this past weekend we were grateful to finally step away for a bit, and host our 30th Dinner Series event!
Today we have a fun event recap to share, written by our new store manager Kathy! She was lucky enough to attend the Boston Chef event Flavors of Fall earlier this week, and here’s what she had to say!
I love to eat. I am so satisfied by the way food feels to me. It’s an experience to try new flavor combinations and surround myself by people who look at food the way I do. So when I had the opportunity to attend Boston Chef’s Flavors of Fall Event at Regattabar this past week I jumped at it. Pumpkin? Carrot? Maple? Cranberry? I was so there.
The menu for our recent harvest-themed dinner was a simple one, but full of delicious bites. We picked a combination of scintillating recipes we found perusing online, recipes from our in-store cookbooks, and added in one old family favorite that everyone loves. The resulting meal was hearty and comforting, and a real harvest treat!
We started with a cheese board that featured a tasty selection from Formaggio Kitchen. We had a mild, crumbly blue cheese, a creamy and fragrant brie, and a nutty aged cheddar from Cabot. We paired these with a Maine-based fresh cranberry mustard. Continue Reading