Category Archives: food

Tasty Tuesday: Restaurant Week at Gaslight

The past two weeks have been Restaurant Week(s) in Boston again. As much as I love Brasserie Jo, their menu this time around didn’t inspire me, so I opted to go to Gaslight, Brasserie du Coin, instead. I went with … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Boston Chocolate Walking Tour

A while back I got a Groupon for a Boston Chocolate Walking Tour. I finally used it on Friday, July 20th. I had to make a reservation in a few weeks in advance, and then every day leading up to it, I’d watch … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Arugula

I love arugula. Neither one of my parents like it, so I never really had much of it until I went to France. The French like arugula too. They put it in and on a lot of unusual things. Like pizza. Turns out, I loooooove … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Recette

Last week I was in New York City for my cousin’s wedding. The night before the wedding there was a casual dinner for close family and friends at Recette restaurant in the West Village. The food at Recette is hard … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Making macarons

This weekend my friend Gina and I had the wonderful opportunity to take a macaron making class at Blue Tierra Chocolate Cafe in South Boston. We arrived about an hour early and ordered ourselves drinks and cookies to pass the … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: The best baguette in Paris

Just the other day, there was a big contest in France, and a relative newcomer beat out the incumbent. No, I’m not talking about the presidential race. I’m talking about the annual Best Baguette in Paris contest! The prize is … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Chocolate Tart

In an effort to blog more consistently, I decided to set themes for certain days of the week. Yesterday was the first ever Music Monday (how original, I know). Today, I declare Tasty Tuesday. It’s a silly name, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Lemons and limes and lights, oh my!

They just released Instagram for Android phones, and I was looking for something pretty to use as a subject for my first picture. This was the centerpiece for our Easter dinner table, a bowl filled with lemons, limes, and little battery-operated … Continue reading

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Restaurant Week in Salem: Tavern in the Square

I’m sorry. I never intended for this to be a food blog. But when you’re technically “unemployed,” like I am, what else is there to do but eat? And write about? Obviously. So last night I went to Tavern in the … Continue reading

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The Best Hot Chocolate in Boston?

Back when “winter” first began in Boston this year, I stumbled upon an article on Boston.com that listed the best places to get hot chocolate in the city and surrounding area. Considering how extensive the list is, including places that … Continue reading

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