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Last November I had the pleasure of shooting some of the signature dishes at Golden Temple.  The restaurant is an old Brookline institution, if you grew up in the area or went to a university in Boston chances are you’ve been there and had a scorpion bowl or three.  In fact, of all the shoots […]

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Over the past few months I’ve been getting emails from readers about restaurant recommendations when they’re visiting London.  I thought I’d make it easier for those who are now planning their travel itinerary to share my top 5 picks on where to eat in London in 2015: Restaurant Story 201 Tooley Street London SE1 2JX +44 (0)20 […]

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It seemed I couldn’t scroll through my Facebook or Instagram feed without feeling a pang of seafood envy as friends from New England relentlessly posted photos of meaty scallops, giant buttery steamers and the ever gorgeous sunburnt Maine lobster throughout the summer.  During my two week stay in Boston, loading up on seafood was a high priority.

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It’s a balmy 86 °F/30 °C here in Boston today.  While it feels like summer, the color on the trees tell a different story.  Shades of yellow and red now adorn the trees, a telltale sign that autumn is quickly approaching.  I won’t complain though because I do miss the New England fall foliage, there’s nothing quite like […]

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