September 7th, 2012

Reflections, between seasons

On occasion, life’s plans have a tendency to overwhelm life’s possibilities. In the month of August I fell victim to that double-edged claim. Overloaded and overjoyed with vacation agendas, catering gigs, wedding celebrations and bonding time with my bestie who is about to become a bride, the myriad possibilities I imagined for timely blog posts […]

May 25th, 2012

Matzo in May?

Memorial Day is hot on our heels. Summer has been seeping into our wet spring weather in bits and spurts, but will be playing for keeps in just a matter of weeks. That means beach days, air-conditioning and matzo ball soup? Actually, yes. Matzo is seasonally malleable and a perfect conduit for summer’s essential flavors: […]

May 17th, 2012

Seven Signs of Spring

From my little corner of the world in cute-as-can-be Charlestown, Mass, spring has most definitely sprung. We’ve got the rain, the budding blossoms and the long lines for pedicures to prove it. Baby carriages crowd sidewalks while competitive cyclists and runners whiz by them, adding to the hum of the season’s anthemic bird song. I’ve […]

With Mother’s Day right around the corner and my ever-growing hunger to find Boston area restaurants I can lay claim to frequenting, I thought it only appropriate that I review Hungry Mother. On several occasions since moving to Charlestown some eight months ago, dinner and a movie has meant a farm-to-table feast at Hungry Mother, […]

April 20th, 2012

Downgraded Decadence

I’m back in New York–catering, restaurant hopping and eating myself into a state only slightly shy of a full-fledged food coma. I simply cannot resist the bounty of dining options here, and I’m not even trying to. Hunting down good, thoughtful, real food in Boston feels like my part-time job. I’m not kidding when I […]

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