Falmouth Gastropub Bear In Boots Gets it Right

I’ve had some great meals on Cape Cod and Nantucket, but most of them are made at home with goodies from the farmer’s market and the local fisherman.  Dining out on the Cape has historically been a bit of a let down.  I would head to Wellfleet or Nantucket leaving my high standards for dining…

Broadway, Ballet & Al Fresco Spectating

   The Opera House isn’t dormant, but Boston Ballet is on a break if by “break” one means special projects, guest performing, galas and ballerina bootcamps. While Boston Ballet Company is scattered around the world working on summer projects Broadway in Boston is filling the stage with their craft.  Some companies have summer homes.  New…

The Sacred Cod’s Roasted Beet and Baby Kale Salad (Recipe)

On Tuesdays we head out to the Lindentree Farm in Lincoln to pick up our weekly farm share. This time of year, we are treated with an abundance of raspberries, some nice alliums and of course plenty of beets and kale. Over on the Cape, the Chatham Bars Inn, which has an 8 acre farm…

Over the River and Onto the Cape: Thanksgiving Vacation

I love the tradition of American Thanksgiving.  Even though I grew up in Canada we never celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving until this year (in Cambridge, MA USA).  In Canada Thanksgiving isn’t really a holiday.  We learn about the pioneers and we talk about the harvest, and maybe colour in a horn of plenty or two in…