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Laurie Raphael at Hotel Le Germain | Montreal


I’m declaring October the month of quick trips, as I’ve just come to terms with the fact that I’ll be spending every weekend this month outside of Boston (starting with this past one) which included a visit to Montreal. ¬†The 48 hour mini vacation already has me planning my return. The gist of the trip can be summed up by beautiful weather, lots of wandering, good music, impressive plant sculptures, a mesmerizing visit to the planetarium, and of course– delicious … read more

Frontera Grill | Chicago, Il

Along with the obligatory deep dish, we also hit up another Chicago classic on our road trip, Frontera Grill. This place (or any other Rick Bayless spot for that matter) is an absolute must on any trip to Chi-town. For a white guy, this dude can cook Mexican with the best of ‘em.¬†Frontera Grill is like my ideal Mexican spot — upscale Mexican cuisine meets Mexican street food with amazing ingredients, decent prices, passionate staff, and a fun, casual atmosphere. … read more

Fishtail by David Burke | NYC

It’s going to be tough for me to do this restaurant justice in a blog post, but here goes. Fishtail was extraordinary. I’m smiling just thinking about it. It was one of those experiences, that after each bite of food you take, your eyes roll back in your head and you sigh involuntarily because it tastes so good. A little back story — in what may have been one of the coolest things to ever happen to Just Add Cheese, … read more

MexicanLovin’ | Loco for Zocalo | Back Bay

After a series of failed attempts to visit the new Zocalo on Stanhope Street, a few friends and I finally made it there this past Sunday. Formerly located in Brighton, Zocalo has won a slew of awards over the past decade for having delicious dishes and impeccable service. Having never been before, I was excited to see what the contemporary Mexican restaurant was all about. Located where the old Stix used to be, the decor inside the new Zocalo is … read more