Brunch in Cambridge Worth the Trip from Boston: Alden & Harlow

So yes, they say the trip from Boston to Cambridge and vice versa will be messed up for the next 10 weeks (oh joy!) but there are buses, and it is a beautiful time of year for a stroll or bike ride along the Charles River.  Also, who are we kidding, your Uber app is…

Where to Eat: Boston Calling Music Festival 2017

If you want you grab a bite heading to or from Boston Calling here are my suggestions: Diner food and just a fun chill spot: Breakfast Club I’m so egg-cited, and I just can’t hide it 💃🏼🎶 @thebreakfastclubboston is a hidden gem in lower Allston with a huge brunch menu. Their benedicts are super creative…

La Chandeleur: Crêpe Day aka Candlemas

February 2nd is La Chandeleur, a French holiday. Some say the holiday celebrates the sun and longer days of sunlight ahead.  As for Candlemas, that refers to February 2nd the date marking when Jesus was presented at the temple in Jerusalem. Before this religious tie in, Chandeleur was rooted in pagan traditions celebrating the fertility…

A Tale of Two Rugelach: Commonwealth Cambridge & Mamaleh’s

Rugelach is a classic New York Jewish treat. It is made with a cream cheese pastry crust.  I have never made rugelach (I don’t think) but I recently did try my hand at a cream cheese crust for this rugelach inspired savoury crostata.   Cream cheese adds to the flavours and textures of the pastry.  Here…

Crew Edition: Weekend Guide

This weekend is the world famous Head of the Charles Regatta.  It should be a perfect weekend for it, unlike that one year when it rained so hard they actually had to cancel it.  The scenery is just at it’s prime with the beautiful leaves.  Take a walk away from the Charles and for a…

Welcome to The Weekend: Boston September 30-October 2nd

The weekend is here and so is fall in full force.  Hopefully you spent the end of your week well caffeinated with National Coffee Day.  Now here are some options for the weekend. Friday, September 30th 9/30 5-9 p.m. (Watertown) Arts & Drafts at the Arsenal Center Arts and Drafts is an evening of live…

Here on Huron: Cambridge’s Sweet Spot

If you have ever lived off of Huron Ave. there is a good  chance that it left a strong impression. Many move to this neighborhood and can never leave thanks to a certain gravitational force. Others are here for a few years only and then return to their homelands with a little piece of Cambridge…

A Study without Books & A Deli Beyond Rye: Kendall Square Dining

Kendall Square has had many upgrades when it comes to dining out.  The days of long lines waiting for a bowl of chili or a simple sandwich are over.  Now the time you spend on lunch is deciding where to go.  Even the coffee options are endless. Do you grab a latté and a chocolate…

Naco Taco Hibernation Edition

Naco Taco is one of the newer taco spots in town and it gained notoriety for the fabulous patio, the food and being a restaurant with its kitchen in a food truck. Although it will be warm enough to enjoy the patio throughout most of December (apparently we can thank/blame El Niño for that), Naco…

5 Memorial Day Weekend Options In and Around Boston

This Memorial Day Weekend should be sunny and warm.  Here are a few ways to celebrate and commemorate those who have put themselves in harms way and continue to do so in the name of our country.  For our family Memorial Day always includes our local parade, a time to reconnect with friends and our…

The Wheat Has Risen: Where to Binge on Bread this Weekend & Ever After

Passover ends on Saturday and all the lovely light and risen baked goods will be welcomed back into many of our lives.  Here are some of my favourite breads and baked treats and where to find them.  Bonus:  a one of a kind pop up that you won’t want to miss. Croissants Let’s go big…

Women In Travel Summit (WITS15): A stroll through Harvard

This morning I got to be a tourist in my own city.  Here is a little photo tour of Harvard.  For more details about the history of Harvard check out our guide Casual Traveler’s post here.