Weekends with Yankee

Richard Wiese and Amy Traverso explore all six New England states.


  • A Breath of Fresh Air

    Exploring the scene and artwork of Brookline, MA, and climbing in the White Mountains.
  • Delicacies from New England

    Visit Matunuck Oyster Farm, Thompson House Eatery and Wiggly Bridge Distillery.
  • To the Top

    Rock climbing in New Hampshire and Martha’s Vineyard preservation projects.
  • Deep Roots

    A visit to Boston’s Chinatown and exploring the Ocean State - Rhode Island.
  • Indulging in New England

    New Bedford, MA; Littleton, NH and a visit to Sudbury.
  • Food Lover's New England

    We explore the up-and-coming food scene of Kennebunkport, ME and more!
  • New England’s Great Outdoors

    Ride on Icelandic horses and explore the gardens at a farm-to-table restaurant.
  • Little-Known New England

    Newport, RI, oyster farm and raw bar OystHERS, treehouse resort Seguin and Bethel, ME.

About Weekends with Yankee

Richard Wiese explores the sights, sounds and tastes of all six New England states — from foraging for edible invasive plants in Connecticut to whitewater rafting on Maine's wild Kennebec River. Senior food editor Amy Traverso shares the recipes, local flavors and sense of community that make up the fabric of the region’s food and dining scene.