Salem's "Amazing Pizza" is in fact
Amazing! : During Salem's Heritage Day that took
place at the beginning of this month, the annual voting
for "Salem's Best Pizza Contest" took place. Old Salem
favorites and returning champions of the contest,
including Damatas and Engine House were also nominated,
but Amazing Pizza took the main prize. Amazing Pizza won
for both kids favorite and adult favorite categories.
Second place went to Fran and Diane's on Lafayette
Street and third place was awarded to Cindy's Planet
Pizza in Salem Willows.
Phantom Gourmet Features "The Naumkeag Ordinary":The
Phantom Gourmet features hundreds of New England's
favorite restaurants and this past weekend, Salem's very
own "Naumkeag Ordinary" made it on their list.
Check out the video here.
Salem Spice Festival: Beginning September 13th till
the 14th, Pioneer Village in Salem will be hosting the
Salem Spice Festival. The festival will feature
and include a variety of exhibits, performances, talks,
Colonial Recipes, Music, Open Hearth Cooking, Crafts and
more information on
the festival, visit their website www.salemspicefestival.com
"The Old Spot" in Salem Has Closed:
As of July, 31, The Old Spot located on 121 Essex Street
has closed it's doors for good after almost eight years
of business. The business has indicated that a lease
issue apparently led to the decision to close shop as
well as multiple noise complaints from tenants living in
the apartments above the restaurant, according to The
Old Spots Facebook page. The Old Spot offered a mix of
American and traditional style English pub food
including clam chowder, cheese and gravy fries, meat
pies, fish and chips and much more.
Salem Farmers' Market Open Every
Thursday through October 23rd: The annual Salem
Farmers Market is held every Thursday and will run
through October 23rd. The Farmers market will take place
from 3:00-7:00pm at Derby Square on Front Street. The market will feature
fresh products, live music, local chefs and much more.
For more information about Salem Farmers Market, visit
their website at