Our Mission: Eat everywhere in Worcester.
WorcesterFoodies is a group of wandering consumers of tasty foods. All from different backgrounds, we have the love of food in common. Coming together once a month at a Worcester area restaurant, WorcesterFoodies is determined to eat everything the city has to offer and suggest, to you, what we like the best! Learn more »
The Test Kitchen provided a wonderful evening filled with friends, cocktails, food, and the royalty of Worcester chefs…what more could a Foodie ask for!
Any foodie would delight in getting a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how the chefs at Niche work their magic here at the Test Kitchen in Worcester.
With a focus on local sourced food, and a passion that exudes confidence, the Test Kitchen dishes some of the best food that Worcester has to offer.
Worcester Foodies had the honor of being the first group to break the seal at the Niche Test Kitchen, and I must say, it was nothing short of amazing.
I highly recommend holding your next gathering at the Niche Test Kitchen; the atmosphere, food, and drinks will create a night of excitement and happiness.
I enjoyed the Test Kitchen immensely; if you have an opportunity like this, you will not regret attending a uniquely delicious experience such as this.
Test kitchens are the ideal places for a true food lover, the chefs get to be creative and take risks—here in Worcester, the Chef’s risks have paid off.
Worcester’s Test Kitchen offered a glimpse into what each Niche restaurants have to offer—and I cannot wait until I am able to give them all a try!
I can’t say enough about my experience at Worcester’s Test Kitchen, words don’t do it justice, you’ll just have to go experience this marvel for yourself!
It’s a great chance for the patrons to interact with the chefs and ask them questions and give feedback, and they honestly want your honest feedback.
Immediately, I got the impression the Chefs of the Test Kitchen were enjoying themselves as much as we were enjoy eating the creations at the Test Kitchen.
Chioda’s is a family run restaurant that offers a great value, outstanding flavorful food and a wonderful staff that makes everyone feel comfortable – features that Worcester restaurant one everyone should visit and experience for themselves!
Chioda’s Trattoria is truly a hidden gem in Worcester and their menu, including the sautéed mussels, offers great portions of great authentic Italian meals.
Veal Neapolitan from Chioda’s Trattoria includes veal cutlets, Portobello mushrooms, eggplant, roasted red peppers and topped off with mozzarella cheese.
Normally I can see a menu and pick something I want instantly, Chioda’s Trattoria on Franklin Street was different; everything sounded so irresistible.
Chioda’s Trattoria on Franklin Street in Worcester offers great food and value at an off the beaten path location, and is definitely worth a visit.
Chioda’s Trattoria offers everything you could want from your classic Italian restaurant; personalized service, friendly wait staff, fabulous food, huge portions and a great value.
Chioda Trattoria’s Porchetta was delicious—it came with a side of green beans, smashed potatoes and I added a side salad with house golden Italian dressing.
The cumulative heat of Chioda’s Trattoria’s Penne alla Vodka was fairly strong, but not overpowering offering a counterpoint to the creamy vodka marinara.
The seared duck breast at the Urban on Shrewsbury Street was Flavorful but not gamey, the meat paired well with the earthy sweet potato and wild mushrooms.
The Chicken and Dumplings from The Urban on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester was an exquisitely prepared dish in the style of a good French trained chef.
I ended up scraping the bowl with bread and was restrained from licking the bowl by the fancy ambiance and linen napkins at Urban Kitchen in Worcester
The presentations were exquisite and really accentuated different aspects of the meal with different colors and texture, but most importantly, with purpose.
The Restaurant Week menu at The Urban Kitchen and Bar on Shrewsbury Street opened my eyes to some delicious selections of flavors and ingredients.
I will definitely be back to The Urban Kitchen + Bar on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester. They promised ‘refined comfort food’ they get that right!
The Pan Seared Bass from The Urban on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester was a great portion size and cooked perfectly with a unique selection of ingredients.
The dumplings from The Urban had just enough texture in them to counter the wilted chard and mushrooms nicely, and could stand up to the chicken as well.
While the flavors of everything were terrific at The Urban on Shrewsbury Street, I was disappointed with the portion sizes of both food and drink.
The options for the Pad Thai at Thai Time on Highland Street in Worcester offered added protein, included chicken, shrimp or…both! I went for both.
The Scallops with Basil from Thai Time on Highland Street in Worcester left me looking for a little more.
Traditionally, Choo Chee is served over fish, but Thai Time on Highland Street in Worcester created this version over duck from scratch when asked.
Thai Time’s Chicken with Basil, consisted of a healthy amount of chopped chicken & sautéed vegetables with a spicy Thai basil sauce served over white rice.
Worcester’s Thai Time’s Cashew Nut Chicken was flavorful: Thai based blend of spices in a light sauce, not too heavy and full of flavor with some spice.
The spice of the Massaman Curry from Thai Time on Highland Street offset the richness of the coconut sauce and created a perfect balance for my palate.