Some call Red’s a sports bar. And sure, they do have plenty of sports memorabilia — old photos and the like —adorning the North Falmouth spot’s walls and chicken wings and hot dogs on the menu. But the Sea Crest Beach Hotel’s year-round restaurant has deeper roots in the athletic community thatn that. Red’s pays warm tribute to its original co-owner, Red Auerbach, the one-time Celtics coach and president. Auerbach’s family donated the aforementioned sports mementos, including a collection of vintage letter openers and a saucy little bottle opener in the shape of a nude siren.
Boston has its share of award-winning chefs and Kristen Thibeault, chef/owner of Lynn-based vegan catering company Kombu Kitchen, recently joined their ranks. Thibeault proved she could hold her own among chefs of all creeds when she won San Pellegrino’s Almost Famous chef competition in Napa, a mainstream cooking competition.