I moved a lot as a kid, and to say that moving when you're young is easy would be the understatement of the century. New schools, new friends, all of it sucks. But what always connected me to my new home was the food. Whether trying crabs for the first time in Maryland, or a pretzel in Philly [...]
On a hidden corner in Cambridge, MA's Harvard Square is a restaurant that bridges the space between London and Paris. From pastries to black pudding, Les Sablons brunch is a culinary trip across the pond.
An izakaya is a type of informal Japanese gastropub and UNI, located in The Eliot Hotel in Boston, MA, is just that. It's a restaurant where the dishes are impeccably plated and Biggie playing over the sound system. Where you get a spoonful of uni, caviar, and quail egg and it blows your mind.
I've been lucky enough to travel a bit. Not a lot, but enough to feel like I have the chops to write a post like this. I take pride in recommending cool, comfortable and, sometimes, chic (what can I say, I'm a casual person?) bars for you to check out when you're visiting their beautiful city.
After my visit to Manchester, I hopped on the train to York. Like Manchester, I had never visited York but I had grand Jane Austen dreams the minute York was added to my itinerary. It's been a dream of mine to visit the English countryside and this is the closest I would get to it. I couldn't wait!