A Bierhalle in Belmont

Continuing with the Germany and beer theme, we ate at Trinktisch in Belmont, MA, a few weekends ago. Trinktisch is a beer hall that was started by the founders of the Craft Beer Cellar, which is one of Allen's most favorite places in the Boston area. The store carries many, many beers and you can... Continue Reading →

A Bevy of Biergartens

The Boston area seems to have really embraced the biergarten concept. This is a beautiful thing if you're a beer drinker. Within a few weeks' time, Allen and I visited three outdoor beer gardens within a 20-minute drive. Notch Brewing from Salem, MA, has set up shop in the Charles River Speedway in Brighton. It's... Continue Reading →

A Brunch to Remember

The brunch I had the other day is one of the best I've ever had. The location of the brunch spot is unassuming: a short strip mall in a Boston suburb. Also in the strip mall is a branch of the US post office and a pharmacy that look straight out of the 1950s. I... Continue Reading →

Vegetable Confetti

I've been hearing about microgreens for years, thinking that they were merely cute baby lettuce leaves. On a whim, I ordered some recently while placing my regular order with Misfits Market, an online produce and pantry retailer. When they arrived, I headed to Google to find out what to do with them. I had no... Continue Reading →

Chilling on the South Shore

My birthday destination this year was Scituate, a town about an hour south of Boston. We couldn't venture very far this year, because I had to travel for my college reunion the day after my birthday. Scituate was a nice little town on the ocean. Not too much going on, but we had some really... Continue Reading →

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