New England

March 14, 2009

Portsmouth Seafood Chowder

by Payman Bahmani

I’m still hopeful that winter will make its curtain call as scheduled, despite the seemingly unrelenting frigidness of late. So to get through this late-stage frostiness I knew some hearty comfort food would be in order, and homemade chowder fit the bill. I used a recipe I had for Portsmouth Seafood Chowder from BG’s Boat […]

October 28, 2008

Anon’s Thai Food Truck (Brattleboro, VT)

by Kayoko Akabori

Every Wednesday and Saturday, Anon opens up his truck in the Brattleboro Food Co-Op parking lot and displays his colorful wares to fellow Brattleborians. It seemed like the entire community came out for this event, as people were lined up to get their pad thai on. I had an eggroll the size of my head. […]

October 27, 2008

DIY at the Brattleboro Food Co-Op

by Kayoko Akabori

Went up to Vermont last week for two nights to see my really dear friend Maria. She’s my oldest friend- I’ve known her for over 20 years. She’s an artist and musician who just moved to Brattleboro from California- and she’ll be touring Europe for the next month with a few other bands. She’s such […]

August 5, 2008

Maine Lobster Fest ’07

by Payman Bahmani

The 61st annual Maine Lobster Festival took place this past weekend in Rockland, Maine. So for those of you who’ve never experienced this lobster lover’s paradise, I decided to post pics from my pilgrimage to last year’s festival. If you really like lobster, then this is one journey I recommend you make because the Maine […]

April 30, 2008

Larry Kardish Goes to O Ya (Boston)

by Kayoko Akabori

It was brought to my attention that I may have come across as pretentious and obnoxious last week in my “Making Fun of Times Dining” post. And although I feel that the NY Times editorial staff needs to be called out once in a while, simply for the fact that it has so much POWER […]