restaurants http://nhpr.org en What Portsmouth's Chefs Learned From The Man Who Made It A Food Hotspot http://nhpr.org/post/what-portsmouths-chefs-learned-man-who-made-it-food-hotspot <p>Portsmouth has long been considered one of the state’s food hotspots, and with Restaurant Week Portsmouth getting underway, we thought it was a good time to check in on Portsmouth’s food scene - a scene that got a huge boost in the 1970's from a chef called <a href="http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20131031-LIFE-310310323" target="_blank">James Haller, who founded the Blue Strawbery restaurant</a>.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:34:18 +0000 Brady Carlson 38160 at http://nhpr.org What Portsmouth's Chefs Learned From The Man Who Made It A Food Hotspot How Much Variety Is There In New Hampshire's Breakfast Places? http://nhpr.org/post/how-much-variety-there-new-hampshires-breakfast-places <p>My toddler, Owen, and I agree on most things when we go out for breakfast. We prefer booth seats over chairs, sharing is always encouraged at the table, and we always go for crayons and coloring books when they're offered.</p><p>The one difference? He, being two years old, prizes consistency in his breakfasts - the more similar they are to the last breakfast outing, the better. In fact, he doesn't use the word "breakfast" for these trips - "I wanna go out for <em>pancakes</em>," he says.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:51:50 +0000 Brady Carlson 34610 at http://nhpr.org How Much Variety Is There In New Hampshire's Breakfast Places? The Problem With Restaurant Tipping http://nhpr.org/post/problem-restaurant-tipping <p>How much tip do you typically leave for your server when you dine out? Maybe 20% if the service is good? 18% if you can do the math<em>? <a href="http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/food/tipping_the_scales_7miRf5GE1QGH63gDe6FaVO" target="_blank">The New York Post</a></em> reported last year that many diners in that city leave a 25% to even 30% gratuity to their bill. Tipping is meant to incentivize and reward exceptional service, but <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/life/culturebox/2013/08/tipless_restaurants_the_linkery_s_owner_explains_why_abolishing_tipping.html" target="_blank">a new movement proposes</a> that the quest for the mighty tip is at the root of some problems in the restaurant industry. <strong>Bruce McAdams </strong>is a seasoned restauranteur and professor leading the Sustainable Restaurant Project at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada…he gave a Ted-X talk last year on the problems with restaurant tipping.</p><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 13:35:10 +0000 Virginia Prescott 33885 at http://nhpr.org The Problem With Restaurant Tipping Restaurant Week New Hampshire To Highlight Granite State Chefs http://nhpr.org/post/restaurant-week-new-hampshire-highlight-granite-state-chefs <p>Friday is day one of <a href="http://www.restaurantweeknh.com/" target="_blank">Restaurant Week New Hampshire</a>, aimed at showcasing Granite State cuisine and the people who produce it.</p><p><strong>Amy Traverso</strong> is Senior Lifestyle Editor at Yankee Magazine. She joins All Things Considered host Brady Carlson with a preview of the event.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 21:26:27 +0000 Brady Carlson 27647 at http://nhpr.org Restaurant Week New Hampshire To Highlight Granite State Chefs Eat & Drink (all week) http://nhpr.org/post/eat-drink-all-week <p>Hippo Editor Amy&nbsp;Diaz tells NHPR&#39;s Rick Ganley&nbsp;about <a href="http://www.concordnhchamber.com">Concord&#39;s&nbsp;Dine Out&nbsp;</a>and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.e-pages.dk/thehippo/169/12">9th annual&nbsp;New Hampshire Wine Week</a>.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Rick Ganley 1474 at http://nhpr.org Eat & Drink (all week) A Visit to Polly's Pancake Parlor http://nhpr.org/post/visit-pollys-pancake-parlor <p>Every year thousands of tourists come to New Hampshire to see the state&#39;s brilliant fall colors. Fri, 21 Oct 2005 19:12:26 +0000 Shannon Mullen 6728 at http://nhpr.org A Visit to Polly's Pancake Parlor