Tag: Food & Drink

10 Days in Greece | Top Sites in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini

10 Days in Greece | Top Sites in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini

[ 0 ] February 12, 2017 |

A few years ago, I determined that it was time my mom saw Europe, and that I was going to take her there as a gift. I spent months deliberating where to go for her first European adventure. Ultimately, I decided on Greece due to its unique mix of history, architecture, culture, mediterranean coastline, and (of course) […]

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Portland, Maine | The Best ‘Small Town’ Weekend Getaway

Portland, Maine | The Best ‘Small Town’ Weekend Getaway

[ 0 ] October 21, 2016 |

I’ll always remember a specific Christmas before becoming a teenager because of a gift my aunt gave to me. I viciously tore off the wrapping and opened up a cardboard box and inside lied a pen. Yes, it was only a pen, but for some reason I was in awe of how it cool it […]

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8 Hours in Pittsburgh | Top Hits & Things to Do

8 Hours in Pittsburgh | Top Hits & Things to Do

[ 0 ] September 20, 2016 |

Pittsburgh is one of the most underrated cities in the U.S. One visit made me realize how much the east coast has to offer. And to add to its accolades, it appears to be on the radar to become a big tech city now that Uber is testing self-driven cars there. Here’s a list of my tips on how to […]

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Connecticut’s Claim to Culinary Fame: A Taste of New England at The Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

Connecticut’s Claim to Culinary Fame: A Taste of New England at The Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

[ 0 ] March 3, 2015 |

      If Virginia is for lovers then Connecticut is for food aficionados looking for a taste of provincial New England. Connecticut often gets overlooked when compared to international culinary powerhouses like New York City and Boston. But what distinguishes Connecticut from these urban dining centers is the fact that it does not try […]

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Silvertone Bar & Grill: Perfecting the Art of Mac & Cheese

Silvertone Bar & Grill: Perfecting the Art of Mac & Cheese

[ 0 ] December 2, 2014 |

At first glance, you might not notice that Silvertone Bar & Grill is there, but it’s definitely worth the second look. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle, Silvertone is my new favorite hidden gem. The restaurant is located in a basement on Bromfield Street in downtown Boston, close to a couple universities and plenty […]

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The Paramount: Tasty Boston Breakfast Spot

The Paramount: Tasty Boston Breakfast Spot

[ 0 ] December 2, 2014 |

Two words: French toast. I had The Paramount’s caramel banana French toast for breakfast a few days ago and I’m still recovering from disappointment. I’m not at all disappointed in the meal, but in the fact that The Paramount has been ten minutes away from my apartment all this time and I never knew it […]

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A Little Taste of Thailand

A Little Taste of Thailand

[ 1 ] April 8, 2014 |

A warm breeze blows off the surface of the Cape Fear River. The air is muggy and humid, sucking you in like a vacuum and clogging your pores with sweat; it’s the South. On the coast of North Carolina, the small city of Wilmington offers locals and tourists alike the true flavor of a country […]

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Pomodoro: Tiny Yet Terrific!

Pomodoro: Tiny Yet Terrific!

[ 0 ] March 20, 2014 |

A friend and I made plans to grab a glass of wine after work, so we left the office and headed straight for Boston’s North End. We wandered down a few side streets, stopped into a couple cute boutiques we found along the way, and ended up on Hanover Street. We wanted to try a […]

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Welcome to Southport, Y’all!

Welcome to Southport, Y’all!

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014 |

About forty minutes from Wilmington, North Carolina (my alma mater), the quaint town of Southport beckons visitors to embrace the simple way of life and the freshest seafood the south has to offer. A quintessential one-stoplight town, Southport boasts an impressive reputation for down-home cooking, blockbuster movie successes, and the friendly hospitality of the South. […]

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Returning to My Roots: A Spiritually-Delicious Trip to Israel

Returning to My Roots: A Spiritually-Delicious Trip to Israel

[ 0 ] February 25, 2014 |

Dust kicked and twisted outside the bus window. The wind chased the rust-colored specks, creating swirls of dust on the ground. Enormous mounds of dirt covered the flat land mirroring the camel’s hump I would later ride. Sporadic palm trees littered the brown atmosphere, providing hints of green to an otherwise-barren land. It looked like […]

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