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Entries from October 2012

Under Pressure

October 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

I don’t usually blog about stuff that I do at home; it’s just usually not that interesting and if I’m cooking for myself it usually comes out of a box (“there are those who believe that hamburger needs no help. I am not one of these people.”) But today, I did something new (for me) […]

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Tags: Cooking at home

A word about bad reviews

October 1st, 2012 · No Comments

Some friends have criticized me for rarely (or never, basically) saying anything bad about restaurants. Here’s mainly why: I don’t write about the bad ones. Here’s the other reason why: I usually don’t eat at the bad ones. There are so many restaurant reviews out there now, including aggregation sites where reviews get pooled and […]

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Kookoo Cafe – Brookline, MA

October 1st, 2012 · No Comments

Good coffee so far seems a bit hard to find in Boston. It’s easy to find coffee, but there doesn’t (yet) seem to be the kind of coffee culture that you see in Portland or Seattle here. So a friend who knows food suggested we meet for a quick coffee here. Good news: Kookoo does […]

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Tags: Baked Goods · Boston · Cafe · Coffee