11/30/17 – Boston 2


Welcome to Five Course Trivia! Five days a week, we’ll post five questions about something from the culinary world, from soup to nuts and all dishes in between.

We had a F/D question earlier this week, so let’s review:

LearnedLeague precedent (LL75, MD8) – In the food montage pictured, based on the clues provided by the names of items A-C, what is the full name (including geographic reference) of the item in the section labeled “D”?

This question was kind of a letdown for me. I thought it was going to be something tricky, like the type of puzzles featured in the “What Comes Fourth?” 1Ds, but this seemed straightforward to me. That’s a Boston Market in A, and Boston baked beans in the bottom left. Also, the dessert in D is clearly a Boston cream pie. I am confident I would have gotten it without the other pictures around it. Apparently, Boston lettuce is also a thing. With this get, I’m now 3 for 4.

After my visit to MIT in January, I wrote our first Boston quiz, which featured trivia about both C and D above. So, with Boston on the brain, time to write some more questions about Old Bay’s largest city. Enjoy!

1. Name the restaurant seen here, first opened in 1826, which has been listed as the oldest restaurant running continuously in the US.

Question 1

2. “The French Chef”, the famed TV cooking program hosted by Julia Child, aired its episodes out of Boston, via what flagship PBS station in Boston, known by four letters?

Question 2

3. What three letter abbreviation does the Boston Beer Company trade under at the NYSE?


4. Since 2011, what hot dog company out of Chelsea, MA has been the official provider of Fenway Franks?

Question 4

5. Oh, Thorsten left out E. What is the name of this food, which includes the geographic reference?

Question 5



1. Union Oyster House
3. SAM
4. Kayem
5. Boston brown bread

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