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Weekend in Boston.

Things I noticed right away: lobster everything, $1 oyster specials, “Mexican” food. It took about 20 min. by bus to get from Logan Airport to South Station, and a 15 min. walk to our first hotel in the Back Bay … Continue reading

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Veggie Grill vegan mac & cheese

Even though I do like vegan versions of macaroni and cheese, it can’t ever really not taste like vegan mac and cheese.  Maybe it’s the quinoa pasta, maybe it’s the lack of dairy, and basically the absence of each part … Continue reading

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Morfia’s Ribs & Pies mac and cheese

Another quintessential barbecue joint mac and cheese.  It was pretty good, but the cole slaw was better.  Didn’t really taste the cheese, but it wasn’t nearly as greasy as other BBQ macs I’ve had.

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Baby Blues BBQ – Venice, CA

Memorial Day puts me in the mood for BBQ, so we headed to Baby Blues BBQ on Lincoln Blvd. that was running some great lunch specials.  Three of my favorite BBQ-related things in one dish — brisket, ribs, and mac … Continue reading

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Swingers Diner Santa Monica

Sorry for the crummy pic.  Like many hipster hangouts, Swingers has rather dim lighting.  The food is pretty good, though.  It’s open late, it’s clean, and the menu has a good balance of healthy and typical greasy spoon fare.  This … Continue reading

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Observation Bar & Chowder House on the Queen Mary

The Queen Mary in Long Beach always struck me as a tourist trap, but it actually doesn’t cost anything to get on the boat and you can just wander around the decks and grab some [understandably overpriced] cocktails and food. … Continue reading

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Lobster mac & cheese at Holstein’s Vegas

A small yet filling dish of lobster mac and cheese at Holstein’s in The Cosmopolitan.  It used ditalini pasta and had a thin sauce, but it was generous with the lobster and satisfying as always. Bonus: quick brunch at Bouchon. … Continue reading

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