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Savour the Latin flavour

“What are you making there…pupusas?” I inquire in broken spanish to a motherly-faced latina, vigorously patting batter into shape with her hands. “Arepa. Son diferentes,” she quips cheerfully and continues patting and placing each round on the grill. Of course … Continue reading

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A little taste of home

It seemed almost criminal that I had been in Montreal near on a year without reviewing Parc Avenue café, Tourtiére Australienne. A store dedicated to all things Australian surely deserves to be celebrated, even if it is run, not by … Continue reading


Filed under Australian, Baked goods

Sandwich sampler

The sandwich. It’s name is universally comprehensible and almost every culture has some incarnation of the meal-wrapped-in-bread. I thought this week, rather than focusing on another ma-and-pa food story, I would do a little recap of some of the tasty … Continue reading


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A bite in the Whites

On the final leg of my trip with my folks, I wanted to show them a little more of New England while we had the chance. So the three of us piled into our rental car bags and bags of … Continue reading


Filed under American, Vegetarian

Saucy Sojourn: Wiscasset, ME

It seemed something like fate that on my first day driving up the coast of Maine I stumble upon the state’s most prized lobster shack. Who would have thought that a tiny candy-stripe hut propped up next to a bustling … Continue reading

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Filed under American, Foody spots, Seafood

Leave the guns…

On a recent trip to Boston I stopped off at Hanover Street in the city’s North End for my italian fix. The area is a bustling mix of past and present – rich history told in the red brick of … Continue reading


Filed under Baked goods, Italian