culture

April in Massachusetts

The wild daffodils are blooming in the back woods! April in Massachusetts is a time when life re-emerges, picks up pace, moves forward.  The snow has melted.  Flowers bud.  The trees whose bare branches were coated with snow only weeks earlier are turning lush green again.  For baseball fans, our long winter of despair comes… Read More April in Massachusetts

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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

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Ay, Carrabba’s!

Diners around the country this Tuesday came together to eat in the evening of Carrabba’s First Tastes event, the chain’s preview of its Festa di Carrabba seasonal menu. “An ordinary day in Italy is an extraordinary day anywhere else,” according to Carrabba’s, “because Italians put more into every moment… every bite… every day.” Carrabba’s chefs… Read More Ay, Carrabba’s!