Drivin’ the Keys

Please excuse my tardiness in posting. I was driving down the Florida Keys this past week: And if you know me well, you know that the first thing I do when traveling is research where to eat. Cue: Sparky’s Landing, in Key Colony Beach, at US 1 mile marker 53.5. The mojitos were fresh, butContinue reading “Drivin’ the Keys”

Eventide Oyster Co.

This place was meant for me. The instant I walked into Eventide Oyster Co.┬áin Portland, ME, the restaurant exuded freshness, uniqueness, and good fish. The bright aqua walls with ample bar space initially drew me in, but then the enormous array of oysters sitting on ice at the bar convinced me to try this newContinue reading “Eventide Oyster Co.”

A Food Tour of Portland

First stop? Vervacious. This adorable shop was created by a couple who spent their work sabbaticals sailing the world. They ended up quitting their day jobs in order to start a travel inspired food business. Try the Espresso Balsamic Drizzle and Sahara Harissa Rub. Adding a bit of Spicy Chili Finishing Salt to freshly cutContinue reading “A Food Tour of Portland”

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”