El Potro Mexican Bar & Grill | Chelsea, MA

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“Nothing brings people together like good food.” El Potro Mexican Bar & Grill has been a favorite for years. Locally in Lowell, they have become a staple of the downtown food scene now for several years. Because I have been a regular for years, I jumped at the chance to check out their new Chelsea location to try some new items on the menu andRead Now

Good Eats in Camden Maine

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“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” – Ruth Reichl As you know from my Getaway to Camden Maine I had the most gracious hosts through Camden Maine Stay Inn. Not only did they provide an extensive list of things for us to do but they also shared some of their favorite places in the area toRead Now

Arisu Korean Restaurant | Leominster, MA

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Anthony Bourdain once said, ” I am really happy to see the explosion of interest in Korean food,and this hybrid Korean-American [food].” I will always credit Bourdain for my evolution into who I am today as foodie ( even though he disliked that word) because he inspired me to dig a little deeper and to search a little longer for culture, true food experience andRead Now

China Star Dim Sum Lounge | Lowell, MA

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I’m sure my face as I heard the clinking of the carts this past Saturday morning at China Star Dim Sim Lounge was one of awe and excitement. My first time at Dim Sum was marked by trying different foods I hadn’t had before or had some iteration of, but one would ask, how had the Maven never had Dim Sum? Well, for years IRead Now