Boston Local Food Festival – September 2019

Last weekend, I ventured into downtown Boston for the second Sunday in a row to explore. Unlike the prior weekend, this adventure had a purpose. I was attending and volunteering at the Boston Local Food Festival, which took place in the Rose Kennedy Greenway Park. What can I say about this event other than it…

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Lemon Blueberry Cake for a Summer Birthday Celebration

Yesterday was Chris’s birthday. If you are just reading my blog for the first time, Chris is my best friend of almost ten years. We met on the first day of freshman orientation at college in 2010, and we have been inseparable ever since. We celebrated Chris’s 27th birthday with some of our lovely friends.…

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Shoyou Sushi – Baltimore

For the last few years, I have heard my friend, Anthony, talk about how good this sushi restaurant is in Baltimore, Shoyou Sushi  I was a total skeptic. I just couldn’t imagine how any sushi could possibly be worth driving all the way to Baltimore when there are so many amazing restaurants in DC. I…

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Primanti Bros – Oakland

A group of friends from DC and I have taken a road trip to Pittsburgh. I will be posting a series on our dining adventures, including some from Western Pennsylvania in general. I extended the trip to visit my parents in my hometown of New Castle, about an hour outside the city.  Pittsburgh has an…

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RIP Stomach, Hello Happiness

Oh, how it has been such a crummy weekend. The dreary rain has been a damper on my spirit. On a Sunday like today, there is very little that will get me out of the house. One of those would be Indian food with all the warm spices and goodness in my stomach. Another one would…

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Slow Cooker German Mussels

A few weeks ago, I saw Chef Geoffrey Zakarian make slow cooker mussels on Food Network’s┬áThe Kitchen. While I was skeptical of making mussels in the slow cooker, I decided to try this recipe for dinner with my friends. I trusted that GZ would not lead me wrong. The prep for this dish was very…

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