Category Archives: Vegan

Celebrate “October Feast” in Boston

I’m designating October 1-30, 2013 as “October Feast” in Boston. Frankly, I didn’t think we could top last October’s spectacular month of food events or even this September’s pleasures (check out my post on JP Patch for the remaining events this month), … Continue reading

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Scenes from the 2012 Boston Local Food Festival

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Bountiful Crop of Events for Boston Foodies in October

October will be a great month for Boston foodies. I can’t remember the last time there were so many amazing food events scheduled during one month in Boston. Most of these events are free (or very low cost) and promote … Continue reading

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Fun New Restaurant “Pops Up” in Jamaica Plain: Whisk Boston

Whisk Boston, billed as a “dessert bar and bistro” and housed in Fiori’s Bakery on South Street, “popped up” for a trial run of its eight-course tasting menu, January 26-28. Continue reading

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Add Spice to Your Ginger

I recently discovered a spice that’s even better than ginger.  Well, actually, it is ginger, but it’s called “young ginger.” Like the name suggests, the young ginger root is harvested earlier than mature ginger, so it can be cultivated in … Continue reading

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How to Savor the Taste of Summer All Year Long

There are many Boston restaurants I enjoy dining at—such as Taranta, the fabulous Peruvian-Italian restaurant in the North End, Masa, a Southwest bar and grill in the South End, and JP Seafood for sushi—but when Michelle asked me where I … Continue reading

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A Farm Dinner With a Difference at Brookwood Community Farm

As the Boston Globe reported recently, farm dinners are a growing trend. The chance to eat a high quality meal prepared by a chef with products fresh from the field in the bucolic setting of a farm is hard to … Continue reading

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Where to Find Tasty, Healthy Food at Restaurant Chains – Part I

As a pescovegetarian, it’s always challenging to find restaurants that feature fresh, tasty, relatively healthy foods that cater to my needs. Most restaurant chains feature quantity over quality.  I was happy to discover two small, innovative, relatively affordable restaurant chains … Continue reading

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Creative Carrot Cooking Contest

How would you cook these gorgeous rainbow carrots? Continue reading

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Not Quite “Nuts” About Green Almonds

Ever tasted a green (unripe) almond?  I didn’t even know that green almonds existed, until my friend Linda Burnett, who writes a wonderful blog about Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury, took me on a culinary tour of Roslindale. While … Continue reading

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