My recent assignment for the Fall Issue of Edible Boston included a trip to brookline, near Coolidge Corner, to a backyard pig roast. An annual tradition among some post-grads and neighbors, gathering around the smoke just melting inside for the tender cuts of swine dripping over the open flame.Read More
There's something to be said for old-world home remedies. A simple cup of tea, a spoonful of lemon juice and honey, or a nice warm cup of broth. Something Grandmas the world over have been serving up for centuries, if not many-a-millennia. The sudden change of seasons, up-and-down temperatures bringing along the sniffles, or maybe your gut is feeling a bit unlike itself, it may be time to get back to basics.Read More
Farmers Markets around New England have become as ubiquitous as ice cream stands and Little League baseball teams. Nearly every town has one and if a town doesn't theres a great chance there is one nearby.Read More
Each year, a committee for public arts in Salem puts out a call to working artists interested in a seasonal residency, within their own freestanding artist studio - a small cabin-like building, between Derby and Front streets in Salem.Read More
Although festivities will be on delay, as Boston's largest Irish community will parade down Broadway on Sunday, I can guarantee glasses will clink to "Sláinte" for the whole 72-hours filling this three-day drinking affair.
So tomorrow, gather some friends, find a comfy bar stoolRead More
In the latest issue, for April 2017, Northshore Magazine printed a fashion section toward the back of the book. Looks from boutiques around the Northshore were used for the fashion shoot. But, it was my job to visit these boutiques for a look behind the racks at the owners and their shops.Read More