The History of Woodman’s, Inventing the Fried Clam

Steve Woodman of Woodman’s of Essex tells the story of how his grandparents, Lawrence “Chubby” Woodman and his wife Bessie, invented the fried clam in 1916

The History of Woodman’s – Staying Alive During The Depression (Video)

Steve Woodman talks about grandfather, Lawrence “Chubby” Woodman, and an infamous story about what happened when the bank called his loan during the depression.

The History of Woodman’s – Clambake Catering (Video)

Steve Woodman of Woodman’s of Essex talks about the history of clambake catering at Woodman’s, from the 1920s and 1930s to the modern era.

Lawrence “Chubby” Woodman and the History of Woodman’s of Essex (Video)

Steve Woodman of Woodman’s of Essex talks about his grandfather, Lawrence “Chubby” Woodman, and how his humble beginnings led to over 100 years in business.

Basic Wine & Food Pairing Tips for Non-Sommeliers

If you’ve ever wondered why wine and food is best paired together, read more to learn about flavor profiles and how to select the best types of wine to accompany your next dinner party.

5 Hot Ways to Host a Beach Party

Looking for new ways to host a hot beach party? Check out these five tips to throw the best bash on the beach this summer.

What Makes a Killer Backyard BBQ?

BBQ season is right around the corner. Here are some tips and tricks to make your backyard BBQ easy and fun for yourself and your guests.

4 Secrets for a Successful Backyard Clambake

Worried about hosting a backyard clambake? Check out these four secrets to a successful backyard clambake and kick the summer off on the right foot.

How to Choose a Venue for Your Summer Event

Whether you’re having a summer party at your home, yacht, or at a venue, the best time to plan is at least six months from the date. Maureen Woodman of Woodman’s of Essex talks about how to plan a great summer party, including creating back-up plans. Listen or read to find out more about summer parties.

Woodman’s Complete List of Gluten Free Fare

Whether a customer has Celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity, they are welcome to eat nearly everything on the menu at Woodman’s of Essex, a restaurant and catering company in Essex, Massachusetts. Listen to Maureen Woodman discuss the restaurant’s gluten-free options and how the restaurant has surged in popularity due to their gluten-free offerings.