The Barking Tomato

To food, family and ghosts of my Christmas past

Friday, December 12, 2014 Carolyn Choate 1
“And just like that, I heard the deep purr of his Chevrolet Impala or his Malibu or his red Dodge Charger in the driveway and the “beep, beep” of the horn signaling me to jump in for the “funest” ride of the year. Seat belts? Only librarians and old men wore seat belts.” READ MORE
The Barking Tomato

Ice Cream for Breakfast!

Monday, November 24, 2014 Carolyn Choate 2
A funny thing happened on my way through the last aisle of the third and last grocery store I patronized last Friday, in anticipation of hordes of relatives and friends descending on my humble abode READ MORE
Restaurants and Dining

Krupnik: A Honey of a Liqueur

Thursday, November 6, 2014 Carolyn Choate 0
Say “CREWP-NEEK,” and the Polish consonants hit the back of your throat like gravel. Drink “Krupnik,” Djinn Spirits’ latest coup in the Nashua “boutique” distillery’s portfolio, and the sensation is as smooth as honey. Literally. Based READ MORE
Around Town

GetAdored: Mobile app rewards customer loyalty at local businesses

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Carol Robidoux 0
It’s hard to argue with a customer perk that is billed as requiring “zero effort.” And to be honest, there is a tiny bit of effort required on your part to begin cashing in on the new local mobile reward app, Adored: Download it to your iPhone. Then, simply return often to participating businesses to build your loyalty profile and earn free or discounted stuff. READ MORE