Fans of the Masterpiece blockbuster Downton Abbey flocked to WGBH Studios in their best 1920s costumes for an evening of fine food, discussion of the era and the Potted Palm music typical of the times.
The program for the evening offered a demonstration in popular dance from that era, a performance by the Ocean State Serenaders (click on "Listen" above), and a lesson in proper cocktail assembly, perfect for those nights when fans decide to spend an evening at home watching Season Three again on DVD.
WGBH Members and friends celebrated Valentine's Day at the station with a great wine and chocolate pairing. Romance was in the air, along with plenty of laughter at the costumes available at our photo booth.
Special thanks to Margarita Martinez, host of WGBH's Neighborhood Kitchens, for playing emcee for our event.
We’re glad that you could join us for Taste of WGBH: Beer and Artisanal Foods event on Jan. 31 in our studios. Take a look at this slide show of photos from the event.
Photos by volunteer Tess Hartwell
We know you loved many of the beers you sampled from the Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project, Inc. Here are a few places to find the varieties you enjoyed most:
Craft Beer Cellar, 51 Leonard Street, Belmont, MA Whole Foods Market, 340 River Street, Cambridge, MA Liquor World, 13 White Street, Cambridge, MA Ball Square Fine Wines, 716 Broadway, Somerville, MA Streetcar, 488 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA Bauer Wines, 330 Newbury Street, Boston
The cheeses and breads that accompanied can be found at the following locations:
The Butcher Shop, 552 Tremont Street, Boston Dave’s Fresh Pasta, 81 Holland Street, Somerville, MA Russo’s, 560 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA Swiss Bakers, 168 Western Ave., Allston, MA Trader Joe’s, 211 Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge, MA Cabot Creamery, Cabot, VT
If you enjoyed the beer taste, you'll love our wine pairing event. Tickets are still available for the Taste of WGBH: Wine Loves Chocolate, Chocolate Loves Wine on Thursday, Feb. 14, from 6-8pm. To learn more about this and other upcoming events, visit wgbh.org/events.
Thanks for supporting WGBH, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
More than 2,000 people visited the WGBH Studios in Brighton over three beautiful fall days in September to celebrate all the great food and drink our region has to offer. From the Friday night gala to the wine auction, to a weekend of seminars, cooking demonstrations, tastings, and shopping in a farmers market brought in just for the event, WGBH members, community friends, and a host of celebrity chefs mixed and mingled around their favorite topic: good food.
To help you recall some of the delicious flavors from the celebration, here are a few recipes from participating chefs for you to try at home. Read More
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