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Best of the North Shore 2018

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NSHOREMAG.COM 184 AUGUST 2018 live PHOTOGRAPH BY JOEL LAINO B U T C H E R S H O P EDITORS' CHOICE TENDERCROP FARM, WENHAM STANDOUT QUALITIES: Fresh- ness and quality are the name of the game with the chickens, Black Angus beef, and turkeys that Tendercrop raises, not to mention its homemade sau- sage, bacon, kielbasa, chicken pies, and so much more. WHAT'S NEW: Tendercrop has partnered with New England Fish Mongers to sell seafood at each of its three locations on Saturday mornings. INSIDER TIP: Turn to Tendercrop for your holiday meats, like their own honey-smoked ham. 93 Main St., Wenham, 978-468-0041, READERS' CHOICE BUTCHER BOY, NORTH ANDOVER FUN FACT: Butcher Boy boasts 19 varieties of in-house mari- nated meats like maple bourbon pork, tequila lime chicken, and burgundy sirloin tips. 1077 Os- good St., North Andover, 978-688- 1511, C A T E R I N G EDITORS' CHOICE VINWOOD CATERERS, IPSWICH STANDOUT QUALITIES: Vin- wood Caterers goes far beyond your typical catered fare, offer- ing up small bites, raw bars, ve- gan fare, and innovative dishes like crab cakes with chilpachole foam, all served with exquisite attention to detail. WHAT'S NEW: Vinwood Caterers is a preferred vendor for Mis- selwood Events in Beverly. FUN FACT: Vinwood is a partner in Salem-based Root, a nonprofit that provides culinary educa- tion, skills training, and job placement. 3 Union St., Ipswich, 978-356-3273, READERS' CHOICE VINWOOD CATERERS, IPSWICH C O O K I N G C L A S S EDITORS' CHOICE APPLETON COOKS!, IPSWICH WHAT'S UNIQUE: Located on a historic working farm, Apple- wood Cooks! is so much more than a cooking class, offering seasonal, hands-on workshops on culinary topics ranging from cheese making to cooking with local beer. FUN FACT: Your cooking class might begin on the farm itself gathering eggs, herbs, and other ingredients. STANDOUT QUALITIES: Classes are led by local culinary experts, like chef Elizabeth Walkowicz and Appleton's own cheesemaker, Kristian Hol- brook. 219 County Rd., Ipswich, 978-356-5728, places-to-visit/csa/appleton- farms-csa/appleton-cooks READERS' CHOICE (Tie) HEAVEN ON EARTH COOKING STUDIO, BOXFORD WHAT'S UNIQUE: These intimate, fun cooking classes are held in chef and instruc- tor Lila Haynes's own Box- ford kitchen. 74 High Ridge Rd., Boxford, 978-561-5522, TASTE BUDS KITCHEN, NORTH ANDOVER STANDOUT QUALITIES: There's truly something for everyone here: kid's camps, family classes, BYOB adult- only dinners, gingerbread house workshops, and other culinary classes. 14 High St., North Andover, 978-655-1790, andover Appleton Cooks!

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