While We Were Young, New York

While We Were Young is one of those places that’s been lingering in my dreams since I visited. Everything was perfect – and I say this without hyperbole. It is, however, a good thing I don’t live in New York because I would go broke real quick eating and drinking here every day. The music, the service, the fresh spring sunlight…
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A Boston Tea Party

If you read through my Boston Weekend Guide last week, you’ll already know that a visit to the Boston Public Library is not to be missed. The building features soaring pillars, mythic murals, and of course, wall after wall lined with books. Rather marbellous, if you ask me! One of the best surprises was stumbling into the Courtyard Restaurant, a little gem hiding…
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Lunch at The Scran & Scallie, Stockbridge

While I was back in Edinburgh, I met up with some old friends who live in Stockbridge and treated ourselves to a little lunch at The Scran & Scallie Public House. It’s founded by Tom Kitchin of the famous Michelin starred The Kitchin down in Leith, with the same philosophy of seasonal cooking that is responsibly sourced from farm to…
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A Taste of West Cork, Ireland

While I was in Ireland, I was lucky enough to be invited by Fáilte Ireland on a foodie day tour though West Cork. We set off bright and early from Killarney, winding through little country lanes with the occasional traffic jam. Our journey was filled with stories by Marie and Lorraine from Cork County Council. The region actually has a…
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