(12/8/07 10:48 a.m.) Get a little taste of Italy at Enoteca Italiana. This gourmet market has festive pasta and a bunch of other items.
(12/8/07 10:49 a.m.) Robert's, has been around for just about a year and a half. It's the sister restaurant of Bob's Clam Hut. Some even called it the taste of Maine.
(12/8/07 10:50 a.m.) Located on Gourmet Alley, Beach Pea Bakery is one of the stops Billy makes in Kittery. They're coming up on their 6th anniversary in January.
(11/17/07 10:51 a.m.) There's a new section at the TD Banknorth Garden that is dedicated to the Celtics. Billy Costa talks with Dana Barros there.
(11/17/07 10:52 a.m.) Billy is in the Celtics' locker room with Ray Allen and he speaks to him about his favorite places to eat in Boston.
(11/17/07 10:53 a.m.) Johnnie's On The Side hasn't even opened yet, but it is the talk of the town. Billy talks with Johnnie the owner.
(11/10/07 10:59 a.m.) In 1741 it was a farmhouse, but it's been Sun Tavern since 1930. About a month ago, new owners took over the restaurant.
(11/10/07 10:59 a.m.) Billy is just a mile outside the center of town at the Mile Post Tavern. He loves the black angus cheeseburger.
(11/10/07 10:58 a.m.) This cafe serves breakfast lunch and dinner and is all family run.
(11/3/07 7:18 p.m.) During the Revolutionary War, there was a general called Warren. He took a canon ball directly to the face and was treated at Warren Tavern in 1780. Every New England state has a town called named after that general. Warren Tavern has good food too, Billy checks it out!
(11/3/07 7:25 p.m.) Billy's aboard the USS Constitution. He's on the main deck of Old Ironsides. He gets a personal tour.
(11/3/07 7:30 p.m.) Billy has one of the best seats in town to get a view of Boston at Tavern on the Water. Billy tries some of the cuisine.
(10/13/07 10:47 a.m.) Located in Boston South End section, Billy drops by Rocca. It's brand new and Billy finds it very impressive.
(10/13/07 10:46 a.m.) Christopher Myers and Joanne Chang have opened up their new restaurant in Boston's South End neighborhood.
(10/13/07 10:48 a.m.) Liberty Hotel, brand new in Boston. It was formerly the Charles Street jail. It has more than 300 rooms and many restaurants.
(9/29/07 12:41 p.m.) Billy is at Tempo at the other end of Moody Street in Waltham. Billy says Tempo has classic American Bistro.
(9/29/07 12:42 p.m.) Billy is with Yolanda at Yolanda's place in Waltham. Yolanda has dressed some well-known people, she gives him the low down.
(9/29/07 12:43 p.m.) Billy is at Gore House in Waltham. It has more than 50 rooms. Billy gets a tour.
(9/22/07 10:35 a.m.) It's one of seven restaurants to get the Triple A award. If you're at Foxwoods, it's located at the top of the tower!
(9/22/07 10:33 a.m.) Billy is at Foxwoods checking out the menu for Al Dente. They have a Champagne Brunch on Sundays.
(9/22/07 10:33 a.m.) If you're in a rush and looking for a quick bite to eat, Billy has some suggestions for where you can grab a good meal and fast... As well as some other places he thinks you might enjoy.
(9/15/07 10:23 a.m.) Billy is on his bike and is touring the Coolidge Corner section of Boston. Upper Crust Pizza, The Coolidge Corner Theatre and the Coolidge Corner Clubhouse are just a few places he recommends.
(9/15/07 10:24 a.m.) Billy is in Brookline Village at the Village Smokehouse. The owner says he hasn't change the restaurant since they opened 20 years ago.
(9/15/07 10:24 a.m.) You can't say you can't find a great deli after this. Rubin's Deli is a real find. It's located on Harvard Street in Brookline.
(9/8/07 11:12 a.m.) Spinelli's in East Boston has been around since 1958. They have a function room here. They can do and make anything. They have all the Italian cookies you can think of.
(9/8/07 11:13 a.m.) Billy is joined by Reporter Michelle McPhee of the Boston Herald. Michelle talks about her favorite spots in East Boston.
(9/8/07 11:13 a.m.) Billy is at the other side of the tunnel in Boston. He's in East Boston and is at Caffe Italia in the neighborhood's Central Square. He stops to enjoy a cappuccino.
(9/1/07 10:53 a.m.) Billy is in Newport, Rhode Island. Belle Mer is the premier function place in the area and the view of the ocean is like no other. Check it out!
(9/1/07 10:54 a.m.) Billy is in Newport, Rhode Island, right on Bannister's Wharf. Billy shows us different places including Cookhouse Restaurant and the Black Pearl.
(9/1/07 10:55 a.m.) Pronto has been around since the 1800's. It has a very charming building. Are you a seafood lover? Not a problem. Check them out: www.prontonewport.com
(8/18/07 10:50 a.m.) You can get authentic Mexican cuisine in Nashua, New Hampshire. They have 4 locations in New Hampshire, Billy stops by the busiest one in Nashua.
(8/18/07 10:54 a.m.) While in Nashua, New Hampshire, might as well try Sky Venture. Jenny Johnson is our resident "sky diver" minus the airplane!
(8/18/07 10:51 a.m.) Billy makes his way through Nashua, New Hampshire. He stops by Michael Timothy's and Surf, which was given the TV Diner Platinum plate.
(8/18/07 10:51 a.m.) 31 Different Martini's, live entertainment, salsa lessons... What more can you ask for? The name. Delvatto's in Nashua.
(7/28/07 10:40 a.m.) Billy stops by Upper Crust. They're going green so that means their delivery guys are all on bikes... No gas wasted. Billy makes the official TV Diner pizza.
(7/28/07 10:15 a.m.) There are Tealuxe locations all over the country, Billy is on Newbury Street which is the only Tealuxe in Boston. He tries one of their teas and a scone.
(7/28/07 10:12 a.m.) Billy is with Kate of the Newbury Street League, which helps to promote and maintain the strip. There are approximately 20 restaurants on the street including Boston Public which used to be called Louis Café. Billy checks out their menu.
(7/21/07 11:11 a.m.) Lobster Barn is world famous and they serve more than just lobster.... But you can try their twin lobster special if you're feeling up to the Challenge! While you're there, check our Lobster in the Rough, same operation as Lobster Barm... There's live music and even stuff for the kids....
(7/21/07 10:29 a.m.) Goldenrod is the King of the Candy store in York Maine. Their Saltwater Taffy is a favorite of Billy's. They also serve food... Lobster Roll anyone?
(7/21/07 10:17 a.m.) Billy checks out this picturesque setting in York, Maine. There are 54 guest rooms among 5 buildings with many ocean views. Billy also checks out some of York Harbor Inn's signature dishes.
(7/14/07 10:11 a.m.) Billy stops by and tries a few dishes at Dylan's in Andover Center.
(7/14/07 9:31 a.m.) Billy stops by the Phillips Academy where Former President George Bush and Bill Belichick went. Billy also stops by the world class Andover Inn. Phillips Andover owns the property and the facilities, but it is a separate entity from the academy.
(7/14/07 9:25 a.m.) Billy is in Andover, Massachusetts and he stops by Cassis Bistro. Billy loves the atmosphere.
(7/7/07 9:42 a.m.) Mise en Place has been featured in Yankee Magazine. It is Chef-owned and operated and they are located in Wolfeboro, NH.
(7/7/07 9:38 a.m.) They've won Best Lobster roll out of all restaurants in New Hampshire. It's a TV Diner hot spots. Then Billy goes to Hart's turkey farm, which has been around since the 1940s.
(7/7/07 10:05 a.m.) It's a Castle in the clouds in Moultonborough, New Hampshire. Ann Hackle is in charge of the Castle that was built by Thomas Plant. Billy gets a personal tour!
(6/23/07 11:17 a.m.) Boston Children's Museum is newly renovated and has gone green. Billy is in the vertical maze called the New Balance Climb. Visit Boston Children's Museum for more information.
(6/23/07 11:18 a.m.) One of the new exhibits at the newly renovated Children's museum is called Kid Power. He also visits other areas of the museum.
(6/16/07 11:04 a.m.) The next stop on Billy's tour of Gloucester with Steve Difilippo is the Mad Fish Grill in Rocky Neck.
(6/16/07 11:07 a.m.) Steve Difilippo of Davios and Avila is a Resident of Gloucester and a good friend of Billy's! Steve is going to give Billy a tour of Gloucester. The first stop is Franklin Cafe.
(6/16/07 11:03 a.m.) The next stop on Billy's tour of Gloucester with Steve Difilippo is Duckworth's Bistro in East Gloucester Square.
(6/7/07 1:38 p.m.) TV Diner host Billy Costa takes a spill at the Children's Museum in Boston -- while taping a segment for the show!
(6/2/07 9:52 a.m.) Paul, the owner of Red Rock Bistro in Swampscott, Mass. now has a new joint called Lime Rickey's on Deveraux Beach in Marblehead, Mass.
(5/19/07 10:17 a.m.) For the best aerial view of Portland, Maine go to the Portland Observatory. Billy checks it out.
(5/19/07 10:18 a.m.) When you go to Portland, we suggest eating on the water. Try DiMillo's, once an active car ferry.
(5/19/07 10:16 a.m.) Nearly everyone has written about Becky's Diner including Gourmet Magazine and Esquire. Billy stops by and talks with the owner Becky!
(5/12/07 1:41 p.m.) Billy talks with Neil Connolly who was the chef for the Kennedy compound for 12 years. He talks with Billy about his new book Kennedy Kitchen, as well as his experience as the Kennedy Chef.
(5/12/07 1:43 p.m.) Cape Cod Potato Chips was created on July 4, 1980. Billy stops by there and learns some fun facts. Did you know that it takes 4 pounds of potatoes to make a bag of of their famous chips?
(5/12/07 1:44 p.m.) It's been around since 1983. Lemon grass roaster lobster is one of it specialties. Billy says it has the best view of the ocean that he has ever seen!
(5/5/07 11:15 a.m.) Todd English is on tour and he stops by his home state of Connecticut inside Macy's. He's on the Macy's Culinary COuncil. Billy gets the scoop on rumors about English and Eva Langoria opening up a restaurant together!
(3/24/07 9:34 a.m.) This week we are headed to beautiful Hingham! Eleanor Roosevelt once described Main St. as, "the most beautiful street in America." We recently reviewed Square Café, and it earned the highly acclaimed TV Diner Platinum Plate! We made sure to check out what else Hingham has in store!
(3/18/07 8:53 p.m.) This week Billy and the TV Diner crew are Cruisin down Rt 9. So when you are traveling down this stretch of highway you will know where you have to stop!
(2/3/07 10:57 a.m.) Billy visits with Food Network star Dave Lieberman. The host of Good Deal, gives us some practical cooking tips that keep costs down! www.davecooks.net
(1/13/07 10:48 a.m.) Billy and Jill Epstein are on the move around Beantown checking out the hottest places to drink! Jill is the expert and you can find out "where to drink" inside this season's Where to Eat magazine.
(1/6/07 11:34 a.m.) Recently, we caught up with pop star Nick Lachey who was in Lowell performing at the KISS 108 Jingle Ball. Nick gave us a few of his favorite New England dining picks. Check it out!