A Special Tasting at The Beth

Photo by Nicole Nihan July 15, 2022 By Marisa Olsen In 1958, Austin F. and Margaret O’Connor emigrated from Kinvara, Co. Galway, Ireland and landed in Boston. After working in construction for years, Austin had an opportunity to purchase and open an Irish Pub, which he named after his birthplace, The Kinvara Irish Pub. Fast …

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The Beth Opens with Historic Nods and Global Cuisine

June 28, 2022 By Marisa Olsen Photos by Nicole Nihan The Beth officially opens today, after a successful soft opening week under its belt. The Briar Group – a family run restaurant group by the O’Connor family – is excited to add another restaurant to their portfolio, which includes Boston-based City Bar, The Harp, and …

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The Bloomy Rind: Gourmet Meals (and Cheese) Made with Love

Photos by Marisa Olsen April 13, 2022 By Marisa Olsen Walking into the Bloomy Rind is like being transported to Europe. It’s a quaint shop, painted in yellow, and decorated like a tucked-away cheese shop in Southern France. There are collectible roosters and pigs on shelves, colorful artwork, and stenciled words on the walls that …

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Eat Local, Be Local: Dine Out & Stay In This Winter

Photos by Jessica Lynch Photography February 7, 2022, Staff Writer Brian Houlihan and Courtney Doyle may be operating on different ends of the food service spectrum here on the South Shore, but the common goal remains the same: cook awesome food and take care of the community. Houlihan, owner of five local South Shore restaurants …

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Alma Nove’s Fall Menu: A Festive Seasonal Delight

  Photos Courtesy of Alma Nove October 29, 2021 By Marisa Olsen (courtesy photos)  Situated along the waterfront in the Hingham Shipyard, the elegant and upscale Alma Nove reigns with both traditional and creative Italian and Mediterranean dishes. Named after the matriarch of the Wahlberg family, Alma and her nine (nove) children, the restaurant is …

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The Snug: Steak Tips, Sips, and More

Photos by Marisa Olsen October 15, 2021 by Marisa Olsen Situated in downtown Hingham stands The Snug, a cozy Irish pub and local institution, paneled in wood with intimate seats and a quaint bar, and of course a tap of Guinness and its famous steak tips. Owners, Ed & Ellen. The Snug opened in January …

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