NESN’s “Dining Playbook” features two of America’s favorite pastimes, food and sports, with help from the region’s best known hosts, athletes and tastemakers. Emmy award-winning duo Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson leverage their considerable following and bring NESN viewers a fresh new approach to enjoying the best of what the region has to offer.
Host: Burton’s Grill
This week’s show is hosted by Burton’s Grill. The restaurant group continues to excel thanks to its commitment to exceptional hospitality. Their menu is a combination of fresh, innovative dishes and favorites from the very beginning.
*Middlesex Commons Shopping Center, 43 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington, Mass., 01803, (781) 221-2281, burtonsgrill.com
We’re reviewing Mast, named one of the hottest pizza spots by Zagat, on its one-year anniversary.
*45 Province St, Boston, 02108, (617) 936-3800, www.mastboston.com
Special Correspondent Joe Piantedosi
Jenny and Billy interview Joe Piantedosi about his recent visit to Tropicana Field.
*11 Thompson St, Winchester, Mass., 01890, (781) 604-1020, www.piantedosishoppe.com
Foxwoods: Golden Dragon
Jenny and Billy check out this casual Chinese restaurant that offers a full holiday experience.
*350 Trolley Line Blvd, Mashantucket, Conn., 06338, (800) 369-9663, www.foxwoods.com
30/10 Weight Loss
30/10 incorporates a mind-body approach to weight loss, encouraging new habits and behaviors to keep the weight off for good.
*43 Lincoln St, Newton, Mass., 02461, (617) 795-5900, 3010weightlossforlife.com
Before, During and After the Game
Before: Cask n Flagon
Start your night off at a Fenway landmark since 1969.
*62 Brookline Ave, Boston, 02215, (617) 536-4840, www.casknflagon.com
During: Copper House Tavern
A wraparound bar, wall full of television screens and an extensive menu will keep anyone watching the game satisfied.
*380 Winter Street, Waltham, Maine, 02451, (781) 890-8989, copperhousetavern.com
After: The Hawthorne
End your night at a bar with one of the most creative and expansive cocktail programs in the city.
*500A Commonwealth Ave, Boston, 02215, (617) 532-9150, www.thehawthornebar.com
Join Billy Costa, Jenny Johnson and the Celtics Dancers for G2O Spa + Salon’s 5th Annual Spaliday on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
*G2O Spa and Salon, 278 Newbury St, Boston, 617-262-2220, www.g2ospasalon.com