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Paris Can Wait

May 12, 2017
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If I were to write an autobiography, it would look more like an eccentric menu, than an actual novel: We start with a childhood of hummus with a side of fresh pita bread. The teenage years were served with an unhealthy dose of burgers and fries. The twenties saw a veritable mix of overly-sweetened cocktails and […]

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The Anatomy of a Pastry

May 3, 2017
Aria, Jean Philippe Patisserie, Raspberry Tart

I normally balk and roll my eyes when people celebrate made-up holidays. But when I heard that World Baking Day was coming up on May 17th, I thought that holiday festivities would certainly be appropriate. Celebrating the most delicious, flaky, buttery concoction to have ever been dreamt up? Sounds like a legitimate holiday to me. […]

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10 Reasons To Go Indie For Your Whisky

April 18, 2017
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Whether you consider yourself new to the whisky world or you are looking to cement your peaty love by establishing a scotch cult, you’re going to love today’s guest writer. The Whisky Foundation’s head caskologist, George Koutsakis, has put together an exclusive list of why you should go Indie for your whisky. So without further […]

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Gettysburg – Food, Drinks, & History

April 3, 2017
gettysburg, food review, travel, travel blog

Although I am not one to divest too much personal information on this site, today’s post does require a bit of backstory. So, here I go.  I am married to a (quite handsome) physician-scientist and his career comes with a lot of relocating and traveling. One might say, I am the medical version of an […]

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Patrón Tequila Margarita of the Year – Part 1

March 21, 2017
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There are some contests that just seem like a waste of time and resources, like professional hotdog eating. Seriously, why would you dunk a perfectly good hotdog in a bucket of water and try to eat as many as you can in as little time as possible?! Useless. Then there are the contests that actually […]

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