Category Archives: Travels

When Pigs Fly Pizzeria

When I first heard that the Maine-based bread company When Pigs Fly opened When Pigs Fly Pizzeria, I was intrigued. I was even more intrigued after reading Serious Eats’s highly favorable review. The pizzeria is located next door to the … Continue reading

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Schulte & Herr, The Holy Donut, Red’s Dairy Freeze, Willard Scoops and Two Fat Cats Bakery

Portland, Maine is one of my favorite places in the U.S., and for the past few years I’ve been fortunate to make it up there once a year in the spring or summer. Each visit is a combination of visits … Continue reading

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Dondero Orchards

Strawberry season is upon us and I am doing my darnedest to enjoy it to the fullest. For me, that means going out and picking them as many times as possible. Some of my favorite places in Massachusetts to pick … Continue reading

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The Publican

I’ll start out by saying that this, my final dinner in Chicago was an absolute delight and I highly recommend Publican. For our final night in Chicago, I had a list of some of the city’s top-rated restaurants that I … Continue reading

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Chicago Day 2: Floriole, Sweet Mandy B’s, and Farmhouse

On Sunday, Sean, Sarah and I headed to the charming and scenic neighborhood near DePaul University where two of the places on my list were located conveniently next to one another. Our first stop was Floriole, a two-story cafe and … Continue reading

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Chicago Day 1: Xoco, Bleeding Heart Bakery, and Cumin

Earlier this month, I visited Chicago for the very first time. It was three days of friends, food, exploring, and plenty of dessert. The weather was chilly and a little wet and luckily the heavy rain held off for all … Continue reading

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Lavender Moon Cupcakery and Old Town Alexandria

Final DC post. I’d been to DC several times prior to this visit, so this time around, I was determined to go beyond what I’d already seen. After some research I decided on Old Town Alexandria, VA, which seemed like … Continue reading

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