quick food


When you’re on the go in a city, especially if you’re visiting for the first time, you’re usually on the run but in need of good food, fast. When I was in London there was


Blockheads is a bit of an institution in the city of New York. And by institution, I mean I’m here every week, usually multiple times, in one of their many locations. I wouldn’t describe the

Stanley’s Pharmacy

One sunny afternoon I was on an adventure with friends in the Lower East Side, and we fortuitously discovered Stanley’s Pharmacy, a wonderful neighborhood shop that’s exactly what the doctor ordered. Founded by Stanley George,


I was in Paris for the 4th of July last year, and a friend and I were trying to figure out how we wanted to celebrate our Americaness so far away from home. We decided

La Maison Paul

Paul is sort of everywhere in Paris, and I’m pretty ok with that. This is one of my go-to places when I’m in the City of Lights because it’s inexpensive, reliably delicious, and I know

Flour Bakery

Flour Bakery was always one of the few mysterious places in Boston for me. While I always lived in the center of the city, it was always just far enough from a Flour that I


See that up there? That’s a beauty, that is. Chicken salad with dill on an everything bagel. It’s pretty close to nirvana, and you can find it at Bagelworks on the Upper East Side in

Fajitas and ‘Ritas

Not a lot in life is plain old up front and honest, but Fajitas and ‘Ritas in Boston is one of the few that is. This place is about fajitas and margaritas, and that’s just

Volle Nolle

Sometimes life really is just about a good sandwich, you know? Volle Nolle in the North End is my favorite enabler in Boston — this is the place is where sandwich dreams are made and

Le Pain Quotidien

I know, I know — a chain?! What now? Ok. Hear me out. When you’re on the road sometimes it’s nicer than you can imagine to saddle up to a menu you already know, with

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