Restaurant Profile: The Common Man

 The “Can Do” Attitude

 Alex Ray; proprietor of  The Common Man started the flagship location in Ashland, New Hampshire in 1971, that was 40  years ago!

Today, there are 18 members of The Common Man family of restaurants in New Hampshire; 13 of these are known as The Common Man serving a wide variety of creative cuisine from comfort foods to Italian American to American Fare with New England Flair!

The Common Man Serves Lunch and Dinner as well as a bar and grill menu. For Lunch start with appetizers like Bacon Wrapped Shrimp, Rock Crab Cakes  – “Best Crab Cakes” Award by New Hampshire Magazine, sliders, soups and salads, Mid-day favorites, sandwiches and more. Some Dinner favorites are Yankee favorites; like lobster Macaroni and Cheese, Apple Chicken, New England Pot Roast…And then there’s Common Man Specialties like Roast Prime Rib, Filet Mignon, NY Sirloin and From the Coast Selections.

Top that off with a Dessert Menu that includes items that make The Common Man famous like their Uncommon Baked Apple, Strawberry Shortcake, Triple Chocolate Cake plus many other yummy desserts and it’s no wonder this chain of restaurants is such a success!

In 1996, The Common Man Company Store opened in Ashland. They sell a selection of New Hampshire and New England made merchandise and antiques, food and gift baskets, apparel, bags novelty items and more. Plus their location in Plymouth, New Hampshire features an Inn and Spa services and is a destination wedding facility with several options including a greenhouse wedding reception!

The Common Man also gives back to the community in so many ways with so many organizations and events.

Their restaurants are a great place for groups and functions and to celebrate special events.  

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Public Market House- Portland Maine

Portland’s Downtown Public Market Tradition

 The  Public Market House provides an inner-city outlet for Maine food producers in the heart of Maine’s largest population center. The New Public Market provides the people of Portland with an alternative shopping experience in which customers can purchase foods and other goods from small, local owner-operated businesses and even from the farmer himself. Tables at Monument Square are also available.

You can find fine cheeses, gourmet foods, specialty beverages, a fine selection of wines and beer from Maine Beer, Big Sky Bread, cookies and pastries, Market House Coffee and many other vendors.

Open Monday – Saturday, 10am- 7pm and Sunday, 10am – 5pm.

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Restaurant Profile: Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill

Welcome Sports Fans!

Located across the street from Fenway Park is Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill  Known for their “comfort food” made fresh daily they  serve Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week.  From Appetizers, Sandwiches, Burgers, Salads, Daily Specials  and more. Signature dishes include House Smoked BBQ Ribs and the REMY Burger served on fried dough.  There is also an extensive wine list and beer selection including your local favorites.

“Welcome To Where There’s Never An Away Game” on The Screen Monsters. At Jerry Remy’s your audio/visual game experience is UNRIVALED!  Two HUGE 132 x 72″ projection screens and twenty 60″ screens.  Sit at the 34 seat bar or see the game from anywhere in the house. If you want a more intimate place to dine another dining room has quieter dining.

See The Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics and Bruin games like you’ve never seen them before! Ask About their SEASON TICKET PROGRAM – this pass is good during all games at the restaurant.  The Restaurant is also available for private events and does catering.

Jerry Remy has been associated with the RED SOX and FENWAY PARK for over 30 years. He was a second baseman in the 70’s & 80’s and a RED SOX Broadcaster for 20 years; as well as the current President of RED SOX NATION.  He brings his baseball knowledge and sense of humor into living rooms all across America!


Run Across Home Plate at Fenway Park is an event on May 22nd to help wounded Veterans.  Advanced registration is required. For more info click on www.RunToHomeBase.Org

You can also follow the Remy Report  for all the inside info only the way the RemDawg Nation can bring it.

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