Friday, May 31, 2019

Blount Small Ship Adventures: Save Up to 30% Off Your New England Cruise

Set sail with Rhode Island based Blount Small Ship Adventures. Their 2019 Summer Sale is on. Save up to 30% off your New England cruise. Offer ends July 1st.  


Experience a New England Cooking Class This Summer

Here are some resources to help you plan your culinary adventure in New England:

Cooking Classes

Hunt Hill Farm Cooking School was named 'Best in CT' by Connecticut Magazine. The school has hosted famous chefs. Classes are taught in a renovated, circa-1800s horse barn.  

For Spring 2019, Jones Family Farm in Connecticut is offering classes that feature cuisines from faraway lands—Iceland, Ireland, Iran, Ivory Coast & Carolina Coast, Italy, Israel, India, Indonesia. Additionally, they offer winery classes.

Cucina Casalinga is a home-based Italian cooking school that offers daytime and evening cooking classes with Sally Maraventano.

Guide to Cooking Classes in Connecticut

Sur La Table offers cooking classes in Connecticut and Massachusetts

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Introducing the Lobster Store

In addition to the existing lobster gift guide, new curated products can be found in the new Lobster Store — lobster inspired decor, lobster tools, lobster jewelry, lobster entrepreneurs and more.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Find of the Day

A bamboo serving and cutting board in the shape of Massachusetts. Features laser-engraved call outs of the top cities, sights and attractions. This item is for purchase on Amazon.


Friday, March 8, 2019

Ski Vermont Specialty Food Tour Brings Taste of Green Mountain State to Ski Areas

This winter, skiers and riders can sample a variety of treats and libations at scheduled stops on the Ski Vermont Specialty Food Tour. 

“The Ski Vermont Specialty Food Tour brings an important element of the Vermont experience directly to skiers and snowboarders throughout the state,” said Molly Mahar, president of the Vermont Ski Areas Association/Ski Vermont. “The Vermont brand, whether skiing, dining or specialty products, is synonymous with authenticity, creativity and quality and there is a strong alliance between skiing and agriculture in this state. We want visitors to experience the best of our hearty, healthy Vermont way of life on the slopes and in our community restaurants and markets.”

The tour which started on January 25, continues with stops at:
  • Trapp Family Lodge - Saturday, March 9
  • Magic Mountain - Sunday, March 10
  • Sugarbush Resort - Saturday, March 16
  • Stratton Mountain Resort - Saturday, March 23
  • Bolton Valley Resort - Sunday, March 31

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A Few Newly Added Cooking Classes

Experience the wonders of wood-fired cooking. The Jillyanna's Cooking School in picturesque Kennebunkport, Maine offers hands-on classes and private parties.

Historic Maine cooking is one of the 2019 class offerings at Ambrosia Cooking School in Bar Harbor, Maine.

Cook alongside talented local area chefs at the Weekend Kitchen School in Essex, Connecticut. Sample classes: An evening in Morocco, A Night in Havana and much more. 

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Nantucket Inspiration

With its seaside charm, windswept dunnes and cottages covered in flowers, Nantucket, off the coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts is a favorite destination for summer travelers. Here are a few finds to inspire your travels!

1. Home Essentials 2 Gallon Nantucket Drink Dispenser

2. Nantucket Home Floral Melamine Dinner Plates, Set of 4

3. Nantucket Bicycle Basket Co. Lightship Collection Adult Bicycle Basket

4. "On the island of Nantucket, the Nantucket Lightship Basket developed over many decades into the distinctive basket so highly prized by collectors today. The baskets evolved in the mid-nineteenth century from wooden splint baskets made by Algonquin Indians and were adapted by Nantucketers..."

5. The Nantucket Restaurants Cookbook: Menus and Recipes from the Faraway Isle

6. Away Off Shore: Nantucket Island and Its People, 1602-1890 

(Shop: via Amazon)

Friday, March 1, 2019

A Lovely Vision of Spring


1. CEDAR HOME olive oil/vinegar cruet glass bottle set with stainless steel, leak-proof spout / 17 oz.

2. Nicola Spring porcelain vinegar/olive oil dispenser bottles / 500 ml / 100% dishwasher and microwave safe

(Shop: via Amazon) 

Monday, February 25, 2019

Hotel & Resort Headlines

Starting April, 2019, The Langham, Boston hotel will undergo an extensive renovation. The luxury hotel will be closing for one year, ceasing operations March 31, 2019. There is still time to experience the new winter menu, a special Sunday brunch and more delectable fare. Visit

Hyatt Hotels Corp. has acquired the Lodge at Spruce Peak in Vermont, formerly known as Stowe Mountain Lodge.

Share Your New England Culinary Adventure

We'd love to hear from you. New England Food Adventures accepts submissions (non-monetary) that may include any of the following:

-Your original recipes
- Food & Wine Events
- Food News
- Information on cooking classes/cooking tours
- Cookbook Author Profiles
- Personal travel stories/essays about your New England food adventure

Write to newenglandfoodadventures [at] gmail [dot] com. Include a short bio. If you are a chef, include your restaurant/hotel affiliation.

If your story is chosen for publication, you will receive notification by email. 

Monday, February 4, 2019

Afternoon Tea, Vermont Style

Savor Afternoon Tea, Vermont Style...

Experience Afternoon Tea and Tea Etiquette, as well as Children's Tea and Theatre Tea at The Governor's House, an 1893 mansion in Hyde Park, Vermont. 

Award-Winning High Tea is offered at Inn Victoria in Chester, Vermont.

Nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont, is Rose Arbour, a cozy Bed & Breakfast with a tea room that offers Cream Tea, Full Afternoon Tea and a December Scottish Christmas Tea.

Woodstock Inn and Resort serves Afternoon Tea along with cookies from their bakery. 

This is the first in a 2019 roundup of Afternoon Tea options in New England. Stay tuned for more in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

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Learn the art of ribbonry and decorate beautiful hats for a lovely tea party!


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