The perfect drug

Lifestyle

Chocolate is a romantic gift, a tasty treat, and a mind-altering food By Charlie Weinmann There are few foods more versatile than chocolate. Centuries before...

Sharing the harvest

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Though the snow is deep, Seacoast farmers are planning summer CSA offerings by Leslie Modica With a week’s worth of snowstorms dashing any chances of...

After the flood

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When Jeff Roemer, owner of Blue Latitudes in Dover, got a call about a plumbing issue at the restaurant on Aug. 13 of last year,...

Louie’s set to open this spring

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Seacoast restaurateur James Woodhouse plans to open Louie’s, a new Italian restaurant, in the former Green Monkey space on Pleasant Street this spring. “We’re really...

Anju plans new cocktail bar

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Diners in downtown Kittery, Maine, in search of hand-crafted cocktails will soon have a new destination. Anju Noodle Bar is working on opening a cocktail...

Battle for the Basket

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When Market Basket’s board of directors fired Arthur T. Demoulas last summer, employees and customers of the New England grocery chain rallied behind the deposed...

Recipe for a party

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The right recipe can make a holiday party. Here’s some help from local chefs, bartenders, and others who know good food, along with their own...

Stock and Spice open

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If you’re looking for elusive spices, exotic bitters, and hard-to-find sauces, Stock and Spice may be where your culinary quest ends. The specialty store, owned...

Mombo gets new owner

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Mombo Restaurant has a new owner and executive chef. Former owners Brian and Dede Cadieux sold the restaurant, located at 66 Marcy St. in Portsmouth,...

Roaring into 2015

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Deciding what to do on New Year’s Eve is a perennial conundrum. Whether the year was good or bad, we time-obsessed beings are inclined to...

A spirited holiday

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We’re going to go out on a limb here and predict that at nearly every Yankee Swap, there’s at least one bottle of booze. It’s...

Setting limits

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Commercial fishermen in New Hampshire were dealt a heavy blow last month when the New England Fisheries Management Council imposed strict new “emergency” regulations on...

Lighting the grill

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If you’ve driven through the area known as Foyes Corner in Rye over the last year or so, you’ve surely noticed the immense building going...

Food for fines

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For the next week, you can make your overdue-book fines disappear while also helping those in need. Portsmouth Public Library is offering its Food for...