WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2016

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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always love an interesting story—for exam- ple, an artist who is also the chef," Dan says. "People write in all the time with sugges- tions, and now that we have a staff of 12, we can really go out and test them," he continues. "Owners will often call us back a few weeks after their place is reviewed on TV, telling us how slammed they have been—so what we do works. We air late morning Saturdays and Sundays, so that people can pick where to go to dinner that night." The Phantom Gourmet also hosts a few large food events each year—including a hot dog safari held in Boston in the spring and a BBQ/Country Fest in Rochester, New Hampshire in June. The largest event by far is the signature Phantom Gourmet Food Festival, to be held this year on September 24 next to Fenway Park, in which over 100 restaurants participate. To keep things interesting, the brothers took on a new business challenge two years ago and bought the Mendon Twin Drive-In. As with the Phantom Gourmet, their father played a large role. "Our dad loved the drive-in. We used to go there when we were kids," remembers Dan. "I remembered this place a decade or so ago, and was happy to see it was as great as 139 f a l l 2 0 1 6 | W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e

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