Tag Archives: Jamaica Plain

Red’s Best Seafood Supports New England Fishing Industry

Until recently, practically the only way to get local seafood in Boston was if you caught it yourself.  Thanks to community supported fisheries like Cape Ann Fresh Catch, and now, an innovative company called Red’s Best Seafood, pescovegetarians like me … Continue reading

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To Start a Farmers Market, It Takes a Village

Last fall, I fulfilled one of my dreams by helping to start the Egleston Farmers Market, an indoor winter farmers market in Jamaica Plain, my neighborhood of Boston (better known by its nickname, JP). In the process, I discovered that … Continue reading

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The Yucca’s Gone, But We Can Still Tell the Story

This yucca plant used to mysteriously bloom once a year on the first of July. It was blooming when we moved into our house 17 years ago today.

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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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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 Sweet Discovery in Jamaica Plain…and Maybe Your Neighborhood, Too!

I headed over to Stillman’s Farmers Market at the Loring-Greenough House in my beloved Jamaica Plain to pick up some fresh local tomatoes on Thursday afternoon and was charmed to see a little white food truck parked in the driveway.  … Continue reading

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