Lost in the shuffle of Sunday’s tsunami of Patriots coverage was this flirtatious interview Rob Gronkowski did with Fox’s Charissa Thompson, where the Patriots tight end reveals he likes to snuggle, and challenges Thompson to “find out” if he still deserves his party boy persona. More
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The 12th season of “Top Chef” has been filmed and themed around Boston, and tonight’s episode features Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. Whether he’ll have much to offer in nuanced food criticism is unclear, but he’ll have plenty of awkward sexual jokes about Polish sausage, if this preview clip is any indication. More
This morning, Julie Kramer and I welcomed Will Gilson and David Gilson for this week’s edition of Henry in the Grub. David owns Herb Lyceum in Groton. Will owns Puritan & Co. in Cambridge. Both are descendants of the Mayflower and both are guests on Top Chef tonight. Will is hosting a Harvest/Top Chef dinner tonight at Puritan & Co. Listen to the podcast for details. More
Everybody’s talking about the new season of Top Chef, which, as you’ve probably heard, is set in New England. We had Chef Chef Dante de Magistris of Dante in studio this morning to talk Top Chef and food and to eat pumpkin ravioli. Well, he made the pumpkin ravioli. We ate it. And it was delicious. More
A word of advice if you haven’t yet made it down to the South End to try a doughnut from “Top Chef” contestant Stephanie Cmar’s new pop-up shop: Set your alarm.
Bundling up a bit wouldn’t hurt either.
The pop-up, Stacked Donuts, has taken up residency in Barbara Lynch’s cozy Tremont Street restaurant The Butcher Shop over the last two weekends and while plenty of Bostonians may be content sleeping in on Saturdays and Sundays, rabid fans of Cmar and doughnuts alike have braved the sub-freezing temperatures to wait in line for a few of the hot, limited fried confections. More