Posts Categorized: Food & Drink

Eat like you’re in Paris

Honeymoon brainstorming is in full swing right now: I’m pushing for Paris (surprise, surprise!) — or really anywhere in France. I can’t believe it has been over a year since our trip last May. In my quest to nurse my Paris withdrawal, I discovered Montmartre, a wonderful little restaurant in Chelsea that immediately reminded me of… Read more »

Best cookie ever!

I’ve eaten a lot of chocolate chip cookies in my life, but this chocolate chip cookie from Salt of the Earth Bakery is, hands down, the best chocolate chip cookie I have ever tasted. It’s the ratio of chocolate to cookie to salt that makes it work — and not just any salt. Maldon Sea Salt. Yum…. Read more »

A recipe for pimento cheese

The foodie in me can’t help but continue to crave two staples of Southern cuisine: fried green tomatoes and pimento cheese. I found a way to take home the first, thanks to a friend we met in Beaufort who tipped me off to the town’s General Store. There, they sell local green tomato pickles from Low Country… Read more »

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, my darling readers! Are you doing anything fun to celebrate? Wearing something green perhaps? I read this great column from Time about the evolution of the holiday and why, even though St. Patrick’s Day is believed to be inherently Irish, the tradition of parading actually started in the United States: The first recorded… Read more »

The weekend is here!

Happy Friday, my darling readers! And happy (almost) Valentine’s Day, too! What do you have planned for the three-day weekend? That extra day off is always a nice bonus at the end of a long week. Matt and I are celebrating Valentine’s Day with a reservation at Cosme, a new Mexican joint. It’s supposed to… Read more »