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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

Wagamama – Back Bay – Boston, MA

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments

Do you ever get cravings for Asian food? Especially after eating too much western food? It was about 2:09pm in Boston, when after a weekend of western food, I just had to have some asian food. Being on Boylston street at the time, my options were fairly limited (you’ll know what I mean if you’ve […]

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Tags: Asian · Boston · Fast Food · Japanese · Kid-friendly

Flour Bakery – Farnsworth Street – Boston, MA

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments

Bakeries occupy this special place in my heart – the good ones are run by people who love food, who put that love into what they do, and produce an exceptional product that just makes you happy. Flour is this kind of a place. Sunday morning – pouring rain and blowing wind, I was going […]

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Tags: Baked Goods · Boston · Brunch · Cafe · Favorites

Charlie’s Sandwich Shop – Boston, MA

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments

I’ve been to a million brunches in Boston before – it is a city that knows brunch and does it well. Any neighborhood will be dotted with Saturday- and Sunday-morning lineups of young people in Red Sox hats outside, waiting for their omelette, coffee, and OJ. My friends always lived on the north side of […]

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Tags: Boston · Brunch