Friday Things

My lovely vacation week is coming to a close.  I’ve been lucky enough to spend it with close friends and also celebrate Miles’ birthday. This is my fourth visit to the Boston area, and each time I come, I discover something new.  This visit I discovered the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.  It quickly became one…

Carbon | Chicago

  I wish I could remember how I stumbled upon a Mexican spot in Chinatown, but I’m so glad I did. Carbon quickly became one of my favorite places to go for fish tacos in the city. I was so happy to be able to go back on my visit this summer. It’s just a…

Friday Things

Today I am on my way to Maine for the first time. I’m so excited. I’ll get to see a lot of lighthouses that Edward Hopper painted, ferry to interesting islands, and eat lots of lobster. During the drive however I’m thinking of all the mouth-watering recipes I’ve seen this week that I’d like to…

Eating and Road-Tripping to Maine

Last weekend, my friend and I went on our first trip to Maine.  I’ve always wanted to go and now that I’m back on the East Coast, there’s so much for me to take advantage of. Most of my trip revolved around eating.  I’m going to have to work out twice as much now that…

Sister Pie

  I’ve heard a lot about Sister Pie and wanted to take advantage while I was in town.  It’s a really cute pie shop tucked away in the middle on Indian Village.  We arrived only 15 minutes before the shop closed so our selection of buying pie by the slice was limited. Our options were…

Tom’s Tavern

While in visiting Detroit recently, my girlfriends and I went on a historic bar tour.  Our first stop was Tom’s Tavern.  It’s literally a few miles from where I grew up and had no idea it was still in business.  This place is a gem of a  dive bar. The drinks are cheap, the staff is…