D&N Have Exact Change Sandwich

What it is: D&N Have Exact Change Sandwich Where is it: Hi Rise Bakery, Cambridge, MA Price: $10 What’s in it: Avocado, Monterey Jack cheese, roasted tomatoes, arugula, smoked serrano mayo, on sourdough Why you need it: this is heaven in sandwich form, though frankly any sandwich sounds good at this joint. The smoked serrano mayo is what brings thisContinue reading “D&N Have Exact Change Sandwich”

Reflections on Running [Part 1]

Nearly two years ago, I had a dangerously close call at the Boston Marathon. People who I hadn’t spoken to in years came out of the woodwork, wondering if I was okay. My professors called, saying they alerted the deans that I was running and “would you just call us back?” My heart shudders when IContinue reading “Reflections on Running [Part 1]”

Boston, My Love

As many readers know, I participated in the Boston Marathon this past Monday. I had an incredibly close call, crossing the finish line a mere minute before the explosions. I sit here, just miles from Boston, writing this from lockdown. Because of this, my blog is taking a brief hiatus until peace is restored. ForContinue reading “Boston, My Love”

Mamma Maria, Boston

For Mother’s Day, I treated my mom to a wine tasting tour of the North End. My whole family ended the tour with a spectacular dinner at Mamma Maria, which is one of my parent’s favorite restaurants. This was my first visit and from the impeccable service, to the fabulous food, I can’t wait toContinue reading “Mamma Maria, Boston”

Continuation of my Mexican Food Binge

Back in December, I met with the CEO and founder of a site called Tasted Menu. The concept is simple: eat a dish, post a picture, give it a rating. Unlike Yelp and other review sites, this site helps consumers narrow down the best dishes at a restaurant or in a city. You can alsoContinue reading “Continuation of my Mexican Food Binge”

Flour Bakery + Café, Boston

Hand me a tomato, mozzarella, basil sandwich and I will gladly eat it. Hand me a tomato, mozzarella, basil sandwich from Flour Bakery + Café and I’ll eat three more, that’s how good the sandwich is. Fresh arugula and roasted tomatoes made this sandwich different, and better, than any other tomato mozzarella sandwich I’ve everContinue reading “Flour Bakery + Café, Boston”