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Not Quite Business as Usual

The outbreak of Covid-19 threw a wrench into the works of life as we knew it. It is a struggle for everyone who has lost employment or is trying to find a new normal in their daily jobs. While they may normally lie in the back of our minds the hospitality industry continues as a backbone of our society to be there when we need them most. Through quick adaptation, going to takeout and adding provisions and pantry items, they have proven they are not going anywhere soon. Their responses were creative and put into action as quickly as possible doing …

 

Strained Success

When I moved into my first apartment there were so many things that I would never have thought twice about but suddenly became a necessity to succeeding on my own. My collection of kitchen gadgets basically consisted of a frying pan, a pot and a toaster oven.
So whenever I cooked dinner I would add about five items to my ‘gadget list’ and I gradually started to build my collection. Today I don’t have to worry about running to the store to buy a can-opener before I make a tuna fish sandwich because three years of apartment living has left me …

 

Not Your Average Pizza

When it comes to pizza, I think of red sauce, cheese, and savory toppings piled on a flat, circular-shaped dough.  I think of Pizzeria Regina, “a New York slice,” Chicago deep dish, and late night delivery.  The last thing I would imagine is a dessert pizza, but that is exactly what I ate for the first time recently.
Earlier this month, Boston welcomed its newest member to the restaurant and dessert scene, Max Brenner.  The international chain, otherwise known for “chocolate by the bald man,” started in Israel, and its chocolate culture concept arrived to the U.S. in 2006.  I have never visited any of …