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Orfano

By On February 20, 2020

Oh dear.  It’s rare that my reviews coincide with The Boston Globe’s.  However, the infamous Devra First, whose intensely poetic write-ups are both enviable and annoying, has reviewed Orfano this past week… Read More

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It’s a Wrap, 2019!

By On December 26, 2019

It’s the day after Christmas and the house is quiet.  Sleepyheads are still in bed while others have left the building in pursuit of fresh air.  I’m on my second cup of… Read More

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Sarma

By On October 24, 2019

About 7 years ago, when it appeared that things were running fairly smoothly in our household, I decided to think about what my next chapter was going to look like.  For some… Read More

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Ilili New York

By On June 6, 2019

Just a quick post this week to share a wonderful restaurant that we visited in New York a few weeks ago on our way to our younger daughter’s college graduation. Owned by… Read More

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Celeste

By On May 9, 2019

A few weeks back, we traveled to Union Square, a section of Somerville to try out Celeste, a Peruvian restaurant that opened in March of 2018 and has since earned much acclaim… Read More

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Art and Food in NYC

By On April 11, 2019

For the past many Februaries in recent memory, my husband and I have spent a weekend in New York City.  He has an annual meeting he attends that coincides with either Valentine’s… Read More

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Country Mile

By On March 21, 2019

The exterior of Country Mile on Belmont Street in Watertown is nondescript.  Like us, you may drive right by it unaware.  Had I paid closer attention ahead of driving there, I might have… Read More

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Chickadee

By On February 14, 2019

A few weeks back, some friends and I went to the first sample sale held at Alice Walk in South Boston.  My friend Susan, who you’ve met on the blog a bunch… Read More

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Forge & Vine

By On January 17, 2019

There is only one thing wrong with Forge & Vine, located in historic Groton, Massachusetts.  This fun, new restaurant is just a teensy bit too far from where we live for it… Read More

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Amali New York City

By On November 29, 2018

In October, I traveled to Connecticut to share a few relaxing days with a group of women who I spend a lot of time with, especially during the summer months.  I love… Read More

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Louisville, Kentucky

By On October 25, 2018

My husband and I recently spent a week in Kentucky and Tennessee as we continue the celebration of our 25th wedding anniversary.  Our anniversary was in May so we are really milking… Read More

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The East Pole

By On September 13, 2018

This summer, I reached out to my Instagram followers to ask if anyone could recommend a restaurant or two either in mid-town or on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  We were… Read More