Alive and Kicking Lobster

I am embarrassed to say that I lived within a 15-minute walk from this place for ten years and never once tried it.

Oh sure, I had intended to visit Alive and Kicking Lobster, a small seafood shack tucked away in a residential part of Cambridgeport. I’d heard great things about it, and I even knew a local (and respected) restaurant that sourced seafood from the place.
Oddly enough, it wouldn’t be until I actually moved away from the neighborhood that I would visit. And that is all because of my food-obsessed coworkers at my new job, who invited me to walk over on an unseasonably warm day in the middle of November.

I was thrilled to find out that our offices are only a two-minute walk away.

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Thanksgiving & Birthday Reflections + Giveaway!


This post is sponsored by O.N.E. Coconut Water Hiking through the vineyards in Barolo wine country Greetings from Alba, Italy! Bryan and I are traveling on a mega three week around-the-world trip in celebration of a milestone birthday (it’s actually my birthday today!). Tweet

Quince San Francisco


This is the ninth post in the West Coast! A Week in San Francisco and Sonoma Series. Other posts in this series include Sonoma Starlight at Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Sonoma Wine Country Weekend – Taste of Sonoma 2015, Glen Ellen Star Sonoma, Sante Restaurant at the Fairmont Mission Inn & Spa, Russian River Brewing Company, Kin Khao Thai…

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Tasting Counter Somerville


I am so excited about this place. Welcome to Tasting Counter,  Boston’s first tasting menu “ticketed” restaurant from Chef Peter Ungár (Aujourd’hui, Michelin-starred Le Grand Véfour and Le Céladon in France). It’s been two long years. I first met Chef Peter Ungár in 2013 when I experienced an incredible tasting menu right inside his home. It reminded me of those…

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