Yvonne’s beautifully blends classic and modern

Walk across Boston Common and head down Winter Street, a pedestrian-only way.  Turn down a small alley.  On your left, you will notice an odd salon with two empty chairs and a shelf full of empty hair product bottles. This is what has become of what was, until it closed in 2012, the third oldest... Continue Reading →

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WuBurger, WuChicken, WuBananaBread!

It’s a burger crazed world right now. From fast food to upscale, burgers are everywhere. At some point we are going to reach our limit, but clearly we haven’t yet because new burger joints keep popping up. One of the newest places to grab a burger is WuBurger in Woburn (pronounced Wu-Burn). WuBurger opened on... Continue Reading →

quick bite: Surf ‘N’ Shack Burger

For some reason the people at McDonald’s thought it would be a good idea to serve lobster rolls and who better to serve them to than the people who know them best, New Englanders. It was, thank god, only a limited time item, disappearing from the menu mid-August. I thought when it came out I... Continue Reading →

Cristy’s vs Tripoli

There is no shortage of rivalries around Boston: Red Sox-Yankees, BC-BU, and if you ever have been to Salisbury, MA, Cristy’s-Tripoli. At Salisbury Beach these two pizza joints are separated only by Ozzie’s Fried Dough and a small entrance to Joe’s Playland, but they might as well be miles apart. There are Cristy’s people and... Continue Reading →

Around New England: Kamp Dog – New London, CT

I was attending a court case at New London Superior Court in Connecticut. (I was not on trial.) This meant a week of lunches. Though I thought I would end up wandering a little during the hour recess and eating here and there, things changed after day one. In fact, I have no picture from... Continue Reading →

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