WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2016-2017

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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TOWNSMAN 120 Kingston Street Boston 617.993.0750 Website: www.townsmanboston.com hours: Lunch Monday-Friday: 11:30 am to 2:30 pm Midday Menu Monday-Friday: 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm Dinner Monday-Thursday: 5:30-10:00 pm Friday-Saturday: 5:30-11:00 pm Late Night Menu Monday-Thursday until 11:00 pm Friday-Saturday until midnight Bar Monday-Saturday until 1:00 am Brunch Last Saturday of the month: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Closed Sundays 172 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | w i n t e r 2 0 1 6 / 2 0 1 7 A Man About Town S A N D Y U P H A M writer for those of us who've been crav- ing a unique new dining adventure, Chef Matt Jennings' restaurant, Townsman, offers an excellent option as it's very much like the man himself—which is nothing like what you'd expect. From a distance, the colorfully tattooed chef looks more like a member of a rock band than an approachable, affable culi- nary genius, and his Boston-based restau- rant reflects that same juxtaposition of bold countrified expression infused with a soft exotic elegance with offerings that are as varied and surprising as they are familiar and comforting. The effect is memorable both in the man himself and the overall dining experience. For those of you who haven't yet heard of Chef Matt, you should know that Jennings has in just a few short years become a signif- icant figure on the national culinary scene. Perhaps most notably, Jennings is now the recipient of four James Beard Award nominations for "Best Chef: Northeast"—quite an accomplishment for a man only in his 30s. Food & Wine named him one of the "40 Big Food Thinkers Under 40" in the food industry, and Esquire Magazine recently named his restaurant, Townsman, one of the best new restaurants in the country. Beef Crudo G A L D O N E S P H O T O G R A P H Y gastronomy table with a view culinary delights restaurants dining out cuisine in good taste local cuisine

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