Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Today's Travel Finds: Super Bowl 50, Seafood Cookery Class, Cruising New England & Canada, a Cabin in the Vermont Woods

Salt Water Farm in Rockport, Maine is offering a Seafood Cookery Class on June 9, 2016, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. There will be a discussion about the fishing industry along the coast of Maine, native fish varieties, how to select and correct fish handling, shucking methods and more. This is just one of many cooking classes and workshops offered. View full selection here.

On CTBites: Game day specials are "touching down" at 16 Connecticut Restaurants for Super Bowl 50!

Book your New England & Canada cruise by February 29, 2016 for special limited-time fares at Crystal Cruises.

After your ski adventure, a warm fireplace, homemade soups and sandwiches await at the Slayton Pasture Cabin at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe Vermont.


Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Today's Travel Finds: Fireside Candlelit Breakfast, Moonlight Snowshoe, Romance, Let It Snow! Family Package, Boston's New Restaurants

The Winter Escape & Return Package at The Inn at Harbor Hill Marina in Connecticut is valid through February 29, 2016 and includes:  
  • A fireside candlelit breakfast buffet each morning overlooking the Niantic River
  • 2 tickets to your choice of Mystic Seaport or Mystic Aquarium
  • A $50 gift certificate to a local favorite restaurant & more.

New Hampshire: Experience the Snowvillage Inn;s Special Moonlight Snowshoe (Various dates). Includes:
  • 2 day snowshoe rental with poles
  • Guided Special Moonlight Snowshoe for two
  • 3 course candlelit dinner for two (Beverages, tax and gratuity not included.) & more.

Love is in the air at Rabbit Hill Inn, a Vermont B&B. Add a special touch to your romantic vacation. 

The Let It Snow! Family Package at the Langham hotel in Boston includes luxury accommodations, snowman-making kit, and hot chocolate bar.

Boston's Most Anticipated Restaurants of 2016 via Zagat

VIDEO of the Day: Block Island Restaurants


Video courtesy Block Island Info on YouTube


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FEATURED BOOKS OF THE DAY


     

1.) Block Island: Photographs by Malcolm Greenaway (Regional Photos)
2.) Chef Daniel Bruce Simply New England: Seasonal Recipes That Celebrate Land And Sea

Monday, February 1, 2016

Lobster Recipes: Our Picks From Around the Web

For all you lobster lovers out there... 

Here's a handpicked selection of lobster recipes from around the web. Enjoy!



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lobster inspired gift guide


Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Travel Spotlight: Vermont Ski Resort Areas

Planning a winter escape in Vermont? Check out these video channels for major ski resort areas.

VIDEO CHANNEL: Okemo Mountain Resort, Vermont
VIDEO CHANNEL: Stowe Mountain Resort, Vermont
VIDEO CHANNEL: Killington Mountain, Vermont
VIDEO CHANNEL: Smugglers' Notch, Vermont
VIDEO CHANNEL: Jay Peak Resort, Vermont
VIDEO CHANNEL: Mount Snow, Vermont
VIDEO CHANNEL: Mad River Glen, Vermont
VIDEO CHANNEL: Stratton Resort, Vermont
VIDEO CHANNEL: Bromley Mountain, Vermont
VIDEO CHANNEL: Stowe Mountain Lodge, Vermont



Monday, December 7, 2015

Today's Travel Finds: Fireside Dining, Winter Wonderland of Chocolate, Ski, Eat Maine & More.

Ski, Eat Maine - The second annual Sugar Loaf Mountain Resort's Restaurant Week returns January 17-21, 2016.

Celebrate Christmas and the holidays with The Winter Wonderland of Chocolate package at the Langham Boston hotel.

Enjoy fireside dining in Connecticut. See a list of 12 fireplace-equipped restaurants at CTvisit.com

"12 Days of Goodies:" As part of the season of giving, Cape Cod Life Magazine is sharing some of their favorite recipes, collected over the past 36 years. View recipes

Planning your ski vacation in New England? Browse this list of ski resort area video channels.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Today's Travel Finds: Tea & Cheese Class/Dinner, Clambakes, BBQ


The Grafton Inn Vermont is hosting a Tea & Cheese Class/Dinner on September 23, 2015 - Spend an evening tasting and comparing teas and cheese with Certified Tea Specialist Melanie Franks and Grafton Village Cheesemonger Joseph Green. You'll learn about and taste six different teas paired with specialty local cheeses. Following the class, Melanie and Chef Cal present a specialty dinner in The Old Tavern with four flavorful courses, each incorporating a different type of tea.  Class starts at 4:00pm and dinner is 6:00pm in the Old Tavern Dining room
http://www.graftoninnvermont.com/2015/09/tea-cheese-classdinner

On Cape Cod: The Orleans Food & Music Festival ~ Sat., Sept. 26 ~ Eldredge Park 

Visit official website http://clambq.com/