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SUNDAY NIGHT ANXIETY – SAUSAGE & FENNEL KABOBS WITH GRILLED BREAD & FETA

  In an attempt to take advantage of the warmest week in a fleeting Boston summer, my boyfriend and I have pretty much grilled out every night this week (he has used it as an opportunity to show off insanely … Continue reading

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STRAIGHT UP – THE ITALIAN SPRITZER

When Hearst Magazines recently moved their offices from Times Square to One World Trade Center, the staff at Bon Appetit selected for their farewell cocktail in their now empty midtown test kitchen the completely subdued, totally uncomplicated, utterly un-Bon Appetit … Continue reading

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[MONDAY] NIGHT ANXIETY – LEMONY ROAST CHICKEN

Conquering my fear of roasted chicken…because ugh, bones I usually go for recipes that take hours of prep work, require a minimum of eighteen steps and involve ingredients such as Jordanian black truffle salt and the use of baker’s twine … Continue reading

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STRAIGHT UP – MULLED WINE

In typical female form, I am always cold. It’s why I keep my apartment at a refreshing 78 degrees, want to be in a civil union with my soup-making Staub Cocotte and have made a bad habit out of secretly … Continue reading

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The Weekender – San Francisco

(…it was a really long weekend) I have spent a lot of time in San Francisco over the past five or six years. After a few really great friends left both Boston and Philadelphia to either move or return to … Continue reading

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RESERVATIONS – OISHII BOSTON

(or…the best sushi I’ve ever eaten) Located in Boston’s South End, Oishii seems to consistently turn up on Best of Boston lists and every Yelp review for “best sushi in Boston.” So this past Friday, which started with early evening … Continue reading

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FAREWELL PHILADELPHIA (HELLO BOSTON)

After a long hiatus punctuated by complaints from my “fan club” (read: my mother and aunt), the Philadelphienne has officially moved to Boston. In addition to being completely obsessed with New England and returning to a city I love, this … Continue reading

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RESERVATIONS – FITLER DINING ROOM

Or “FDR” as all the cool kids in my neighborhood call it I have been spending A LOT of time in Fitler Square recently. It may be the nice weather, the convenient opening of Rival Bros. flagship coffee shop nearby … Continue reading

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SUNDAY NIGHT ANXIETY – THE “BEST EVER” DARK CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES WITH SEA SALT

I hate chocolate chip cookies. When done well, they elicit the same excitement in me as filling out a tax return* or spending an hour at the DMV. When done poorly, eating them becomes my version of hell. But when … Continue reading

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RESERVATIONS – THE BURGER @ VILLAGE WHISKEY

  (This should technically be the ultimate installment of the Philadelphienne’s “best burgers in Philadelphia” series but my love for red meat knows no bounds). I rarely refer to anything as the BEST.THING. EVER. because I’m constantly surprised and impressed … Continue reading

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