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Posts by Scruffy McFoodsnob

Izzy’s Restaurant: Cape Verdean Comfort

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Food, service, consistency, cleanliness, and affordability, all contribute to people’s restaurant decisions from time to time. However, when you live in a town like New Bedford, a real sense of community and witnessing graceful acts of kindness can make all the difference.

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The Friendly Green Bean Coffee Making Machine

Always sunny in new bedford For people on the go, it’s important to have that go-to spot for your coffee and breakfast accouterments.  Green Bean, the coffee shop on the corner of Purchase and Union offers warmth and comfort in its simple approach. The sunny and tall space holds ample room to spread out, if you’re…

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Battle of the Brew Pubs Part 2: Greasy Luck Brewery

Greasy Luck Brewery

Whalers who prepared for their voyages in the mid 19th century (the height of yankee fleet whaling), must have had high advantageous hopes for returning packed to the gunwales with oil. Now in the teenage years of the 21st century (arguably the height of brew-pubs & craft brewing), my beer buddy and I head down to Greasy…

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A Whaler’s Lobster Roll at Whaler’s Tavern

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On a cold winter’s day just after the New Bedford Whaling Museum held its 21st annual Moby Dick Marathon, I popped into the Whaler’s Tavern for a bite and a brew. Some nights you just want to get down with some bar food, and this was one of those nights! Now before I begin with…

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A Not-So-Yankee Potluck

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Last Friday Groundwork! held it’s holiday potluck: Employees, members and guests brought their culinary skills together for a celebratory tour-de-food featuring dishes from all over. Our new resident critic Scruffy McFoodsnob is here with the review in case you missed the grub fest.

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