Jeanne O'Brien Coffey

Jeanne O'Brien Coffey

I'm a journalist and editor.

A versatile writer at home in the world, but with deep New England roots, I can cover anything from Hong Kong's gin cocktail craze to classic clam chowders with flair.

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Falling for Bourbon - Northshore Magazine - October 2016

Launch a new obsession or satisfy a connoisseur's palate with Elm Square Oyster Co.'s impressive American whiskey collection. By By Jeanne O'Brien Coffey....

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The Performing Project - Northshore Magazine - April 2017

A young performer brings theatre to disadvantaged kids.

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Baldwin Bar Cocktail Recipes

The mixology experts at one of the best bars in the country offer their best tips for impressive drinks.

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Skiing in Aspen - Northshore Magazine - January/February 2017

Aspen's powder and peaks entice a novice skier from New England.

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Gilded Age Hotel in Gloucester - Northshore Magazine - October 2016

The new Beauport Hotel recalls the glamour of old-school seaside resorts.

Pizza Pros - Northshore Magazine - July 2016

Pizza Pros - Northshore Magazine - July 2016

Secret Restaurant in Salem - Northshore Magazine - May/June 2016

If you know the password, Back Alley Bacon serves up tasty takeout

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Tiny Tastes - Northshore Magazine - May/June 2016

Small plates of seafood are taking over local menus.

Generational Décor: Zimman's in Lynn, MA

For 108 years, Zimman’s has been focused on pleasing patrons with quality merchandise at fair prices.

A local's Guide To Boston

The hot tourist spots are as familiar to visitors from Japan as they are to denizens of Beantown. Step away from the pack with these insider tips, brought to you in collaboration with, to get a unique perspective on this very walkable city.

Divine Wines - Northshore Magazine - October 2016

Staring down a restaurant wine list can be daunting—even the most educated enthusiast can’t know everything about every wine—especially when the list nears 1,000 bottles and reaches around the world. We asked three top North Shore wine managers to share their favorite wines for fall, and their best tips for navigating the world of wine to find your perfect tipple.

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The Appeal to Newburyport - Northshore Magazine - December 2015

By Jeanne O'Brien Coffey. Photographs by Robert Boyd. Perhaps it's the striking scenery, overlooking the vista where the Merrimack River empties into the ......

Stages at One Washington - Northshore Magazine - July 2016

Chef Evan Hennessey takes a few pages from the molecular gastronomy of Ferran Adria and the perfectionism of Thomas Keller and blends them with a devotion to local ingredients to come up with an experience unlike any other.

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Jenny Johnson Launches Champy - Northshore Magazine ...

By Jeanne O'Brien Coffey. Lauren Poussard. When Dom Perignon, credited with inventing champagne, first tasted the bubbly beverage, he is rumored to have ......

Locally Made Mojo Coffee - Northshore Magazine - December 2015

When Ann Brainard wrangled parent volunteers for her kids’ school events, she always brought along a secret weapon—a buzzy elixir that was a staple in her native New Orleans but relatively unknown in New England, where she has lived for 17 years.