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James Hook & Co Seafood – Boston, MA

January 16th, 2013 · No Comments

Every once in a while, you eat something and you’re like, “yup, that’s it. that’s the best there is.” And that happened a few months ago – I got back to the same place today and thought the exact same thing. And the thing I thought it about was the lobster roll at James Hook […]

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Tags: Boston · Favorites · Seafood

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

The Lobster Pot – Provincetown, MA

September 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment

After the relatively long drive out to Provincetown, and a brief stop at the Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor’s Center, we decided to head into town for a bite to eat. Yes, we had researched it, yes we read the mixed comments on all the review websites, but still, we wanted to try it. As […]

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Tags: Provincetown · Seafood · Western Food

Bridgehead Coffee – Ottawa, ON

October 16th, 2010 · No Comments

While in town for a course, I had to seek out good coffee – Ottawa doesn’t have much of a reputation as an amazing food town, but come on – with as many office workers as it has downtown – there absolutely has to be good coffee. And it turns out, there is. Bridgehead is […]

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Tags: Cafe · Coffee · Ottawa

Caffe Ladro (Pine St) – Seattle, WA

October 8th, 2010 · No Comments

While Seattle is probably best known for Starbucks, at least on the West Coast it is known for its great coffee scene. We’ve looked around before but haven’t committed to a city-wide coffee search. At least this trip we got a bit of a better idea what’s going on by searching out some of Seattle’s […]

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Tags: Cafe · Coffee · Seattle

Nørrebro Bryghus (Brewhouse) – Copenhagen, Denmark

October 6th, 2010 · No Comments

I had read about this place in the Wallpaper Guide for Copenhagen, and as I knew we were going to try Mikkeller Bar, I figured we should make sure that we also check out the competition at Nørrebro Bryghus. I have so far tried out their Pacific Summer Ale (very delicious), Stuykman Wit (delicious), and […]

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Tags: Beer · Copenhagen

DØP Sausage Cart – Copenhagen, Denmark

October 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I have no idea where we read about this place. Talk about a random – but very good find. DØP is an acronym for ‘Den Økologiske Pølsemand’ – i.e. ‘the organic sausage man’ – and while every city has its street food, and Denmark’s seems to be dyed-red hotdogs, you’ll be getting a special treat […]

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Tags: Copenhagen · Western Food

Summerbird Chocolatier – Copenhagen, Denmark

October 4th, 2010 · No Comments

We were sitting at Aamans, and started chatting with the very nice couple next to us, who we started exchanging food recommendation with, and an email or two later, M had recommended Summerbird to us for their flødeboller – ‘cream puffs’. Did you ever eat Viva Puffs (in Canada, at least) when you were a […]

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Tags: Copenhagen · dessert

Emmerys – Copenhagen, Denmark

October 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

Always searching out delicious baked goods, we read about Emmerys somewhere or other and as it was literally around the corner from our apartment in Copenhagen, we decided to give it a try – and yes, it totally worked out. Emmerys is a beautiful food store, with multiple locations in Copenhagen, but with a very […]

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Tags: Baked Goods · Cafe · Copenhagen · Western Food

Reinh van Hauen Bakery – Copenhagen, Denmark

October 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

This bakery was mentioned in a couple of articles that we found – apparently it is a favourite of Claus Meyer, chef of Noma, according to an article in the latest edition of the Monocle. We thought we’d try it out – we went to the sandwich shop at the department store Magasin and we […]

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Tags: Baked Goods · Copenhagen · Western Food