Boston Food Bloggers Party

As you probably know, especially if you live in the Boston area, Boston has a LOT of food bloggers, and we get together often at a variety of food and drink events. The Boston food blogging community is definitely one of the main reasons I blog. From work opportunities to running buddies to great friends, the food blogging community has brought it all to me, so I was excited when I heard about the Boston Food Bloggers party at M.J. O’Connors. On Wednesday night I made my way downtown on a freezing, windy night. I’ll be honest; I almost didn’t make it. Working from home has a special spell on me once it gets cold. Do I REALLY need to leave the house ever? The answer is obviously yes.

I arrived at the blogger event and checked in, said some hellos and grabbed a whiskey sour. The event was sponsored by Bushmills and Guinness, and there were a variety of specials. I have always been a fan of Bushmills, and after our visit last winter, I like it even more.

whiskey sour

As with any blogger event, there was a ton of food including passed appetizers like arancini, stuffed mushrooms, sliders, and other delights, in addition to a table filled with crostini.

M.J. O'Connor's

At this event I vowed to take more pictures of people than food. After all, it was all about bloggers, and there were so many great ones in the room. I wish I had been able to stay longer to talk to everyone. Here we have Rachel, Boston Food Bloggers founder and hostess of the event.


Boston Food Bloggers

I also got to chat with Lindsay and Jon and to meet Molly.

Boston bloggers

I also got to meet Liz and to catch up with Elina and Judith.

Boston food bloggers

M.J. O’Connor’s was a great place for a blogger party. Spacious and dimly lit, it has a nice, relaxing vibe, and they were fantastic hosts. They also have very good curry fries (but their sister restaurant, Solas, has the best curry fries in Boston, in my opinion. Winking smile)

M.J. O'Connor's

Thanks to Hannah from The Briar Group and Rachel for putting together a great event for all of us Boston bloggers. I can’t wait until the next event!

Do you love blogger events? If you have a blog, what’s your favorite part about blogging?

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Tags: bloggers, Boston, Boston Food Bloggers, Boston Food Blogs, Bushmills, events, Food, Guinness

  1. Daisy’s avatar

    nice job with the people pictures! everyone has a whiskey sour in their hands, love it!


  2. Elizabeth’s avatar

    So sad I missed this. Looks like a fun time!


  3. Megan’s avatar

    I love blogger events… this looks like it was a good one. My favorite part about blogging is definitely the people I’ve met through it… you included!!


  4. Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic’s avatar

    Too bad I missed this! Looking forward to seeing you some other time!


  5. Erica @ Boston Rookie’s avatar

    Hi there! I don’t think that we got to meet at the event- but it was my first one- and I had a great time! Maybe next time we’ll meet :)


    1. traveleatlove’s avatar

      I don’t think we met; there were so many bloggers! Definitely hope we meet soon!


    2. Emly @ A Cambridge Story’s avatar

      Looks like a blast! Wish my schedule wasn’t so wacky and I could go to more events this year!


    3. melissanibbles’s avatar

      Looks like it was a fun time!


    4. Michelle’s avatar

      I haven’t been to a blogger event in awhile but I do love the little community we have!


    5. Michelle Collins’s avatar

      Blogger events are such a fantastic way to meet new people, catch up with like-minded bloggers, and just have a good time. I love blogging for a lot of reasons, but being able to interact with such a tight-knit community is always one of the biggest perks for me.


    6. Alaina’s avatar

      When I see all the recaps for this event, it makes me even more bummed that I missed it! Can’t wait for the next one! :-)


    7. Julie’s avatar

      Looks like a great night out!


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