Boston City Episode

Boston Rob Does Beantown: Chinatown Treats

By Mary Staes | June 14, 2022

Rob feasts on fabulous cuisine, makes more than a few new friends and joins a trampoline gym class in one of Boston’s oldest neighborhoods.

Weekend Getaway in Portland Maine

Guide to a weekend getaway in Portland, Maine

By Very Local Staff | May 13, 2022

Catch your very own lobsters, sample donuts and oysters, and take a selfie with Bigfoot in this booming New England seaport.

Boston Rob gets fancy in Back Bay

By Mary Staes | May 2, 2022

Rob discovers antiques, grills some top-notch steak, tours an animal shelter and serves drinks in one of Boston’s poshest neighborhoods.

Guide to a Weekend Getaway in The Berkshires

By Mary Staes | May 2, 2022

Tune into our episode of “Eat Play Stay” in The Berkshires, Massachusetts, for an outdoor getaway just two hours from Boston. Berkshire East Mountain Resort Start your getaway with a trip to Berkshire East Mountain Resort, offering skiing, adventure tourism and lodging. Catch a ride on the Thunderbolt Mountain Coaster, a short, 15-minute scenic journey […]

Boston Rob’s Guide to East Boston

By Very Local Staff | April 29, 2022

Join Rob Mariano to explore some of the hidden gems that East Boston has to offer.  East Boston, a melting pot of cuisines and cultures, is known for its vibrant neighborhoods, some of Boston’s most diverse eateries and the best waterfront views the city has to offer. (And, of course, Logan Airport.) Learn more about […]

South Boston

Boston Rob’s Guide to South Boston

By Lindsay Patross | April 22, 2022

Rob hits up a new wine tasting spot, gets a butt contouring treatment, knocks down some pins and then hits the ice at Warrior Ice Arena.

Cape Cod

Guide to a Weekend Getaway in Cape Cod

By Very Local Staff | April 14, 2022

Let a naughty mermaid be your guide to a finger-licking, dune-humping, lobster-rolling, ghost-hunting good time in this charming and historic seaside community.

Blind Kitchen: All in the Family

By Very Local Staff | April 4, 2022

Patrick Shea, Chef and Owner of CK Pearl and Decklyns in Essex and Gloucester and Chef Kladji Plaku, Chef de Cuisine at City Table, City Barn & Solas in Boston engage in a battle of culinary skill. Will a surprise guest judge change everything?

Blind Kitchen: Redemption and Good Clean Fun

By Very Local Staff | April 1, 2022

Chef Jessy Melo of Jessy’s Clean Meals is back for redemption. Can Chef Nikki Irving, owner of Los Jefes Comida in Taunton, show how she too, can elevate clean and fresh cooking to a higher level or will the blindfold be a game changer?

Blind Kitchen: Schooled

By Kasara Donnelly | March 21, 2022

Blind Kitchen is a quirky food competition series, local chefs recreate each other’s signature dish, but they can only determine what the dish is using their senses of taste, touch and smell. Each chef is blindfolded during a down-and-dirty guessing phase and when the masks come off, the heat is on, with both chefs cooking what they believe is their opponent’s creation. The chefs are competing for bragging rights and a donation to their favorite charity.