Wednesday, January 30, 2019


Toby Keith's I Love This Bar at Patriot Place in Foxboro, Massachusetts has closed for good. The restaurant was a popular spot before and after Patriots games for eight years. It was known for its live music and mechanical bull. As of today, Toby Keith's only has three locations left in Oklahoma. A sign is hanging into the door announcing the closure, but it does not say why the restaurant suddenly shut down.


Saturday, January 26, 2019


The beautiful bar at Central Public House.
Breakfast Pizza
Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Central Public House is like a taste of Boston in the town of Hopkinton, Massachusetts. It's gorgeous bar and live plant displays on the wall give it that city feel, along with their executive chef who's cooked at many fine Boston restaurants.Central Public House has been serving lunch and dinner for a few months, but just started brunch on the weekend.

I started off my meal with a cafe mocha, which was a chocolatey and caffeine-filled delight. Coffee, cappuccino and espresso are other pick-me-ups on the menu. In the mood for a boozy brunch beverage? Central Public House also serves classics like the Mimosa, Bloody Mary and Tequila Sunrise.

Brunch meals include a breakfast pizza, huevos rancheros, bananas foster French toast, steak & eggs, a burger, turkey club and Caesar salad.  I really enjoyed the breakfast pizza. It's topped with bacon, sausage, cheese, spinach and an egg. 

Great brunch. Cozy atmosphere. Eat Up New England looks forward to returning to the Central Public House for lunch and dinner. ,

Thursday, January 17, 2019


The bakery was started by three immigrants from Italy in 1917.
Their famous cheesy sheet pizza.
Ganache Brownie - one of their Valentine's Day treats.
Framingham Baking Company
Framingham, Massachusetts

Open since 1917, the Framingham Baking Company is tucked in not far from downtown Framingham. Don't blink because you might just miss it. A small wooden sign is all that lets customers know about the deliciousness that awaits inside. 

Everything at the Framingham Baking Company is made fresh right there. There are breads including Italiian bread, French bread, subs and rolls. For breakfast, go for their cinnamon rolls drizzled with icing and a variety of croissants. The pizza is what really puts Framingham Baking Company on the map. They are known for their sheets of pizza, square slices with lots of yummy cheese. Their broccoli & cheese pizza is one of my favorites. Their meatball and ham & pineapple slices are also fantastic. The toppings are different every day, so be sure to check their Facebook page to see what they are offering before stopping by. They also tend to sell out, so be sure to get their in time for lunch. 

I can never leave the Framingham Baking Company without grabbing a bunch of sweet treats. Their anise cookies are fantastic. They always have mini loaves of chocolate cake and carrot cake, which I can never pass up. Seasonal baked goods are a delight throughout the year. Right now, there are "Go Patriots" football-shaped cookies. Romantics with a sweet tooth may prefer their heart-shaped ganache brownies and heart-shaped cookies for Valentine's Day. , , , , ,