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Food: Best Cup of Joe in Bean Town
Some might say that a city is only as cool as its coffee shops. If that’s the case, Boston is one cool city with a coffee-house culture as varied as the neighborhoods that make up the historic metropolis.
Here’s a local guide to the best places to grab a mug (or bring your own). Be forewarned: I’ve purposely left out Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts-because you can find them on every corner. But unlike our independent booksellers, many of which have shut their doors over the past few years, our independent and small-chain java spots are still plentiful in Boston. So abundant, in fact, that I’m starting to wonder if the "Beantown" nickname refers to coffee beans.
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Portland Food Cart Scene
Portland has recently gained a trendy reputation, yet it remains a small city with a quirky mentality. Portlanders love good food, but ask a local and you won't hear tales of fancy steaks. More likely, they'll direct you to a nearby street corner, wh... Read More
4 Best Burgers in San Diego
The quest for San Diego’s perfect burger has begun! From the casual to the upscale experience, I have rounded up four of my favorite burgers in America’s Finest City. Hope you enjoy looking at them as much as I enjoyed eating them. Texas Burge... Read More
A Japanese Outing — in Oregon!
Oregon is known for its evergreen forests, spectacular coastline, and towering volcanoes draped with glaciers. The state is also recognized for a robust wine industry. Large sections of the lush Willamette Valley, in particular, have over the last 25... Read More
The Tastes of Seattle and a Room with a View
Seattle, one of top foodie cities in the U.S. is also a walking city with easily navigable streets and a waterfront not to be missed. Combine the two for an exploration of Seattle's yummiest spots while walking off some of the calories as you go.... Read More
Manhattan’s Best Cups of Tea
With tea quickly going the same way as coffee as the next "It" drink (read: over-commercialized), you may wonder where you can relax with something that still feels authentic, sparing yourself from the now ubiquitous chai latte from Dunkin... Read More