giving in

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Mike’s birthday was this week. To celebrate, we tossed around ideas that included crafting a semi-elaborate birthday dinner, which would have had to have been purchased, cooked and eaten in the few short hours we have between work and sleep. In the end, we decided to keep it simple. Instead, we went to Trina’s. As […]


Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Restaurant review | Bergamot restaurant in Inman Square

the manhattan

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

the ingredients of a manhattan cocktail

boston is a college town

Monday, June 14th, 2010

best boston bars without college students

going to brunch, at home

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

brunch in inman square at the biscuit in inman square

trina’s starlight lounge

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

The menu says it all. The newly opened Trina’s Starlight Lounge is a Southern-style restaurant that has a retro feel and a hip atmosphere. The buzz created before the official opening was incredible and for that reason alone, I knew I wanted to go. To celebrate, my friends and I checked it out last week […]

full circle

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

When I studied abroad, I frequented a bar called the Thirsty Scholar in Cork. They had these tall, wooden barrels in the back that almost served as decoration. [Taken with a camera from the 80’s] Today, I frequent a bar called the Thirsty Scholar in Somerville. They have these tall barrels that stand on their […]

higher ground

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

A main road in my hometown has a special section that is on a hill. When in a car at speeds around 50 MPH, if you look up at the right time, you can see the Boston skyline in the distance – a whole 15 miles away. Yesterday, even though we expected rain, Mike and […]