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Updates from 135 Congress

From The Top

From The Top

Imagine the sounds of incredible jazz musicians playing just beyond the balcony where you are sitting, sipping on a top shelf cocktail. Sound good to you? Us too. That's why we are paying attention to every tiny detail when dreaming up our VIP lounge on the top floor...

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A Peek At Our Progress

A Peek At Our Progress

Greetings from the top floor of Jimmy's On Congress! One of the best views in the house...well, maybe not at this very moment, but just go with us on this one and take a peek into our construction progress. The photo above shows what will be the future concert hall,...

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In the Kitchen with Chef Nate

How About Them Apples?

During a recent culinary exploration in our kitchen, we bought all of the “seconds”- you know, the apples that aren’t perfectly shaped for your grocery store display...but it’s the same damn apple. So anyway, we bought all of these seconds from Three River Farmer’s...

The Not-So-Secret Secret Culinary Lab

When I first started at The Atlantic Grill, I was told I had an office off of the kitchen. Well, I don’t believe in chefs having an office. Laptops are moveable. If I need an office moment, I set it up on a stainless steel table that way I’m still in the kitchen....

The Farming Long Game

My main focus as Executive Chef of The Labrie Group is trying to develop relationships with local farms. It’s interesting, because I assumed moving to the Seacoast, in the economic hub of New Hampshire, that it would be far easier than it was up North for me during my...

NOLA in New Hampshire

Gumbo in New Orleans. Once you start talking about it, everyone’s mom or grandma always has a better recipe. They all have their local spots and go-to’s, but no matter what...it doesn’t compare. I think the classical recipes and regional dishes like that really...

Beekeeping at Labrie Farm

Peter started beekeeping a few years ago after being inspired by a beekeeping class; he began with one hive and it grew from there. He is now beekeeping at a scale that allows us to utilize it in the restaurant, which is where I and the rest of the kitchen staff come...

What We’re Watching:


Guitarist and songwriter Mike Campbell (Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Fleetwood Mac) and his band The Dirty Knobs take the stage at the legendary Troubadour in Los Angeles to raise money for NIVA on November 20th at 8pm EST.

Watch Thundercat Jam “Them Changes” with Ariana Grande for The Adult Swim Festival.

Michael Kiwanuka is the latest artist to offer a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert for NPR.