City Winery in Boston

City Winery

A new music venue has been open for almost a year, so my friend and I checked it out recently. City Winery is a national chain so I was expecting it to be kind of “meh.” But I liked the vibe there. The place has a large bar and restaurant area outside of the music […]

Nutella french toast

Culinary Adventures in Cambridge and Newton

I tried two new-to-me restaurants in one day recently. Some friends and I met for brunch at Cafe Luna. I had never heard of it, and after eating there, I was shocked that I had never heard of it. Not only was the food delicious, but the waitstaff were so friendly that we felt like […]

Gen Sou En iced tea

For Tea Lovers Only

A Japanese teahouse opened up in my neighborhood recently. I saw nitro green tea on the menu (a la nitro coffee) and thought that would be interesting to try for the birthday list. Well, they were out of the nitro green tea the day that I went. I had been eyeing the pastries as I […]

Wreckless Eric performing at Atwood's Tavern

Wreckless Eric at Atwood’s

I went to Atwood’s Tavern for the first time the other night to grab dinner and see Wreckless Eric perform. Allen and I arrived about an hour and half before the show started and nabbed a table near the stage. I really liked the vibe there = low lighting, beautiful wood bar and paneling on […]

Table Talk pies

Pi(e) Day

I’ve heard about Table Talk pies over the years, and I finally had the chance to try some…five, in fact. I read in a neighborhood newsletter that a local high school’s band members would be selling Table Talk pies for a National Pi(e) Day fundraiser on March 14 near my office. Because of an ill-timed […]