Blogger Bash at M.J. O’Connor’s

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Last night, I attended a Blogger Bash hosted by BostonFoodBloggers.com at M.J. O’Connor’s in downtown Boston.

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BostonFoodBloggers.com is a “resource for food and drink bloggers in and around Boston.” Their site features local events as well as more than 400 foodie blogs.

Blogger Bash invite from BostonFoodBloggers.com:

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a really big blogger bash, n’est-ce pas? Well, hold on to your hats – our friends at M.J. O’Connor’s would like to invite 100 bloggers for some spectacular food, drinks, and gifts!

There was quite a turn out for the event. I arrived only a couple of minutes late to it, and M.J. O’Connor’s was already packed with bloggers!

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At the event, the bar offered a bunch of specialty drinks, but I opted for a pumpkin beer (obviously).

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I enjoyed a Saranac Pumpkin Ale with a sugar rim. Ooh, yes, it was delicious.

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I was psyched to see that M.J. O’Connor’s had Saranac Pumpkin on draft. It was my first time trying it, and I liked it a lot. (FYI: I have a pumpkin beer post in the works with all of my reviews. Hopefully, I’ll finish it today!)

A bunch of passed appetizers were also served at the event: pulled pork sliders, shrimp cocktail, Arancini (fried rice balls), chicken teriyaki skewers, and pizza with mushrooms and mashed potatoes.

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I pretty much tried one (or two) of each. The appetizers were your typical bar food””greasy and fried, but still delicious.

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The pizza, in particular, was especially awesome. I mean, mashed potatoes on pizza? Yes, please! I also loved the extra sharp cheese on it. Man, I love cheese so much.

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The event also included a great raffle to benefit Friends of Boston’s Homeless. I bought a bunch of tickets, but I didn’t win anything (because Ali‘s friend, Lisa, won everything).

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Blog friends: Bridget, Elizabeth, Ali, and Melissa!

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It was so nice to see these ladies (as well as other blog friends). I also enjoyed meeting some new blog friends last night.

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Each blogger left the event with a goodie bag. Inside were gift cards to M.J. O’Connor’s and other restaurants in the Briar Group. Sa-weet! What a perfect gift for Boston-area food bloggers.

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Thanks for a fun event, BostonFoodBloggers.com and M.J. O’Connor’s!

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79 Comments

  1. How does it happen that you guys out on the east coast have such a large blogger population and have such great support for these events, where I struggle to find people here in WI! So jealous!

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