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Celebrating Five Years

This past weekend, Graham and I celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary. I work up and went to brush my teeth, and when I got back in bed there was a ring box sitting on my pillow. Inside was the sapphire & diamond band I’ve been coveting. ...

Blog: Bake it. Create it. Love it.
Posted on: Apr 26, 2016 |  Original Post

The Annual Father/Daughter Vacay Hits Cancun!

My Dad and I vacation every year together.  Is it challenging?  Yes.  Is it stressful?  Yes.  Is it wayyy too much togetherness?  Yes.  But, is it worth it?  YES! This year, we spent a week at Moon Place Golf & Spa Resort in Cancun, ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: Aug 17, 2015 |  Original Post

A real Cape Cod dining experience

The Old Silver Beach Shore Dinner Series at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel provides a real Cape Cod dining experience! We have now spent at least 9 summers around Cape Cod, but have only just discovered a REAL Cape Cod dining Continue reading ...

Blog: Eat.Live.Blog.
Posted on: Aug 11, 2015 |  Original Post

Yoko-San Opens in Boca!

Disclosure: I was invited to Yoko-San for a media tasting, but couldn’t attend.  Instead, I sent Cherri of The Buzz Connect.  Her meal (and experience) was complimentary.  Her review, including the wonderful photographs, are her own. I had ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: Aug 06, 2015 |  Original Post

KLIMA DEBUTS “ARROZ CON AMIGOS” FOR SATURDAY BRUNCH

The newly opened KLIMA Restaurant and Bar – a culinary concept inspired by contemporary gastronomy from Barcelona – debuts its first brunch concept, courtesy of Executive Chef David “Rusti” Rustarazo – introducing the quintessential ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: Jul 22, 2015 |  Original Post

Restaurant Style Refried Beans from a Can!

I love Mexican food, especially chicken chimichangas with refried beans!  Plus the chips, cheese, salsa and guacamole, lol.  One year while we were on vacation in Virginia Beach we found a local Mexican restaurant that made the best food I ...

Blog: Make Ahead Meals For Busy Moms
Posted on: Jul 16, 2015 |  Original Post

Restaurant Review: Lé Mu Bistro

A few weeks ago I told you guys all about the Lé Mu launch party. And this weekend the pop-up finally opened. Every time I’ve mentioned their pop-up to someone, I get the exact same question: what is a pop-up? Here is an awesome infographic ...

Blog: Bake it. Create it. Love it.
Posted on: Mar 24, 2015 |  Original Post

My Newest Obsession: El Agave Azul

Disclaimer:  I was treated to a complimentary meal to facilitate this review.  All opinions are my own. I had a couple invitations to try the new El Agave Azul restaurant in Davie.  And each time, something would come up.  Finally, a couple ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: Oct 07, 2014 |  Original Post

Semi-Secret Menu Item at Del Frisco’s Grille

Before last week, I was only familiar with Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse. The upscale steakhouse chain is well-known, upscale, and always on-point. And then I discovered the “other” Del Frisco’s concept, Del ...

Blog: Eat.Live.Blog.
Posted on: Jul 19, 2014 |  Original Post

Inaka, Allston- Ramen

Inaka is a relatively new ramen shop that came to Boston in 2013. It is run and owned by Jim Chen. He and his wait staff are very friendly and enthusiastic. Inaka serves ramen, katsu, donburi and curry-don. The decor … Continue reading →

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: Jun 04, 2014 |  Original Post

Pikaichi, Allston- Ramen

Pikaichi is a ramen shop that specializes in ramen, curry, and donburi. It is located near the food court of Hong Kong market (formerly Super 88). The decor inside is playful because of the red walls and the large dragon … Continue reading ...

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: Jun 02, 2014 |  Original Post

Totto Ramen, Allston

Totto Ramen is the new ramen kid in town. The May 3rd opening was much anticipated by many ramen lovers because it is an offshoot of a very popular Japanese ramenya in New York city but this location is owned … Continue reading →

Blog: BakingMeHungry
Posted on: May 31, 2014 |  Original Post

My Other Kitchen in Belmont, MA

Last week, a new restaurant quietly opened in Belmont, MA. With no fanfare, advertisement, or even a website, My Other Kitchen opened its doors and began serving comfort food with a Mediterranean twist in a cafe setting focusing mostly on Continue ...

Blog: Eat.Live.Blog.
Posted on: May 02, 2014 |  Original Post

That’s right, I eat at the Olive Garden…and I like it!

I am no Marilyn Haggerty, so when Olive Garden reached out to see if I would be interested in reviewing their new menu, I was intimidated at first. I also almost turned them down because I had never reviewed a Continue reading →

Blog: Eat.Live.Blog.
Posted on: Apr 23, 2014 |  Original Post

Brunch in Inman Square, Cambridge: Puritan & Co.

Sunday’s with the Boston Brunchers are always something to look forward to. I get to see bloggers I haven’t seen in a while, meet new bloggers, and enjoy some absolutely delicious brunches. This past Sunday, we had the pleasure of ...

Blog: Eat.Live.Blog.
Posted on: Mar 23, 2014 |  Original Post

Afternoon Tea at The Plaza Hotel

A couple of weeks ago I had the delight of finally having Afternoon Tea at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. And if you know me on a day-to-day basis, you are probably sick of hearing about this experience. Continue reading →

Blog: Eat.Live.Blog.
Posted on: Feb 25, 2014 |  Original Post

Restaurant-style Mexican Salsa

It’s National Tortilla Chip Day!  Who knew there was such a thing?  Well there is, and what better way to enjoy the crunchy tortilla chip than with a bowl of homemade salsa?Continue reading: Restaurant-style Mexican Salsa You May Also ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Feb 24, 2014 |  Original Post

Spring Lunch Menu at Lydia Shire’s Scampo

A few weeks ago I received an invitation to come in and sample Scampo’s Spring Lunch Menu. I was thrilled for a number of reasons, the least being it is a 5 minute walk from work, the most being…well, its Lydia Shire’s Scampo! ...

Blog: Eat.Live.Blog.
Posted on: Jun 22, 2013 |  Original Post

Macy’s Culinary Council Presents Michelle Bernstein

Disclosure:  This post is written as part of my participation in the Everywhere Society.  I was compensated for my attendance at this event.  All opinions are my own. Since drawing the national spotlight in the mid 1990’s, Chef Michelle ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: Jun 06, 2013 |  Original Post

Miami is Getting Piggy With It!

Cochon 555 rides into Miami this weekend!  It’s the fifth anniversary of the one-of-a-kind traveling culinary competition and tasting event, created to promote sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs. It’s going down this Sunday, ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: Apr 18, 2013 |  Original Post

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