Eating New England: A Food Lover's Guide to Eating Locally

New England food traditions go deeper than clambakes and baked bean suppers: today the region is a major source of organically grown farm produce and specialty foods. Juliette and Barbara Rogers uncover the best traditional, ethnic, and gourmet specialties in the six New England states. * Find pasture-raised beef and lamb and free-range chicken and eggs * Pick heirloom apples in Vermont, pumpkins in New Hampshire, and blueberries in Maine * Visit cider mills and microbreweries * Sample fresh maple syrup * Discover the best clam shacks on Narragansett Bay * Find rare Portuguese mountain cheeses in Providence * Catch the herring run on Cape Cod * Taste fresh farmstead goat cheese * Both a where-to guide and as a book on food and eating * Includes the whole spectrum of up-market and down-market items Divided geographically and cross-referenced by product, Eating New England showcases the highest quality, no matter how obscure the location. The authors emphasize not just finding a particular ingredient or product, but putting it in context by showing travelers where to learn about its history, and where to see it being made.