Salem Restaurant News

New England Sammie Co. Now Open: New England Sammie Co. has opened at 1 Boston Street; the former location of Tony Lena’s and Soprano’s Cafe. The new shop opened on Wednesday and specializes in pizza, burgers, wraps, panni’s and more.

Salem’s So Sweet 2016: Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival kicks off this weekend; Feb 5th- Feb. 7th. The annual festival inclused the Chocolate & Wine Tasting Kick-off Event at Colonial Hall at Rockafellas, Ice Sculptures around Town and Shopping Promotions and Events. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, click HERE.

Best of the North Shore (BONS) 2016: It’s that time of year again to cast your vote for the best  restaurants and shops on the Northshore. As always, there are a number of great Salem restaurants and shops nominated this year. To cast your votes, visit the Northshore Magazine website.

Sidelines Re-Opening Friday: Sidelines Sports Bar & Grill; is Re-Opening for business this Friday, Feb. 5th. The sports bar and grill, located on Canal Street, temporarily closed at the begining of January after annoucing they were under new ownership & management. The new owner, David Cutler; who also owns the popular Irish Bar Paddy Kellys in Peabody; says they are bringing in new and exciting changes and upgrades to the bar including 30 brand new TV’s and much more.

Notch Brewing Coming Soon to Derby Street: Notch Brewing Company is opening a brewery and taproom at 283 Derby Street. The building will boast a live and working brewery and will have an attached taproom with outdoor seating facing the South River for tasting and sampling. The brewery plans to open in Spring, 2016.


  Longboards Restaurant & Bar                         A MANO                              Finz Seafood & Grill
    “Award winning sandwiches,                    Distinctive Cuisine,                  “Seasonal and fresh 
     lobster rolls, and flatbreads”                hand- crafted pasta,                  seafood with creative
                                                                                           bold flavors.”                                 preparations.”

    caffegraziani               BUSA Wine & Spirits.                    Armstrong Field Real Estate Salem MA
           Caffé Graziani                                Busa Wine & Spirits                           Armstrong Field 
     “Great Italian Family                    “A full service specialty wine,                          Real Estate
           Restaurant.”                                      spirits and beer store.”                       “One of the leading
                                                                                                                                                 independent Realtors
                                                                                                                                     serving all of the North Shore”

Jim Armstrong               Ashley Nogueira
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 Jim cropped 12-7-13                        Ashley Nogueira