The holidays are right around corner – can you believe it!?! I can’t. I truly can’t. I feel like it was just yesterday that we were all bopping around in shorts and tanks complaining about the heat. To be fair, up until a couple weeks ago, we were! 😄(Mother Nature…!)
I’m not really sure when exactly it was that I got into food and cooking, but it’s something that I have been interested in for as long as I can remember. It all started with my grandma. My mom’s mom. The cutest little Romanian woman who had the food sense of a goddess. No measuring cups, no recipes, nothing – she just did her thing in the kitchen.
This past weekend, I was invited to experience a sampling of what MarketStreet, one of the largest open-air marketplaces in the Greater Boston area, has to offer.
Living just south of Boston, Lynnfield (on the North Shore) just isn’t a place that I frequent often. It’s about a 45 minute drive. But when I was offered the opportunity to join some fellow Boston bloggers, to “stroll the street”, I was all in. We spent the day “retail hopping” from one shop to another where we learned about some of the outdoor mall’s newest boutiques and foodie hot spots.
The “American Dream” was real for Carolina Salinas and Carolina Garcia, so they packed up, left Caracas, and headed for the states.
What was once a small town diner known to only Roslindale/West Roxbury natives, is now one of Boston’s best kept secrets. Chris Venuti, co-owner of Harry’s Breakfast and Lunch, shares the secret behind its success.