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A Sparkling Afternoon in Boston

It was like returning to France and Italy, via Boston, but without having to go through Logan Airport. Carolina Wine & Spirits last Tuesday sponsored its Season’s Best Sparkling Wine and Totally Tuscany wine tasting at Lucca Back Bay restaurant.  The event blended the highlights of both countries, with around 200 wines to sample and generous amounts… Read More A Sparkling Afternoon in Boston

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Walking Boston

Spring travel season is here in New England!  If you’re planning a visit to Boston and looking to stretch your legs, you’re in luck, because Boston is a great walking city.  Here’s a route I took with some family a few weeks ago: Start at South Station.  If the T isn’t your thing, parking is only $9 max on… Read More Walking Boston

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Two Days in Boston

With my home renovations underway on a much less consuming schedule than the demolition, I was able to Uber into Boston for a weekend stay-cation with a friend.  I was delighted when the InterContinental let us check in mid-morning, and it was a relief to get away from a house with no habitable living areas… Read More Two Days in Boston

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A Sunny Sip of Sicily alongside Boston Harbor

Meritage’s floor-to-ceiling windows showcased the Boston Harbor Hotel’s gazebo, standing atop the blue waters, as dozens of boats sailed in the background on the clear, bright day.  Inside the restaurant, about two dozen wine and food lovers snacked on hors d’oeuvres and sipped family-owned Planeta’s Moscato di Noto, made with 100 percent Moscato Bianco grapes,… Read More A Sunny Sip of Sicily alongside Boston Harbor

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Cooking Class at Action Kitchen in Boston Seaport Hotel

The blended aroma of garlic, fennel, red pepper, and other herbs and spices filled the oven-warmed air, while the floor-to-ceiling windows showcased three-foot snowbanks just outside on the cold clear day. This post contains affiliate links.  For more information, click here. About two dozen foodies gathered last Thursday at the Action Kitchen at the Seaport Hotel… Read More Cooking Class at Action Kitchen in Boston Seaport Hotel