The Salt Line

Every since moving to DC back in 2011, I’ve missed so much about New England. I miss the smell of the ocean, the salt in the air, dunking fresh-caught lobster in a tub of melted butter and crunching down on a grain of sand in a fresh clam. I have been very spoiled growing up […]

French Dip Sliders

It’s finally fall and we’re well into football season, meaning on Sunday mornings I wake up thinking about what to cook for an afternoon in front of the TV with friends. Quick and easy finger foods are my go-to, and I found the recipe for these French Dip Sliders online (link here). Fear not, these […]

Birthday Picnic Bites

I turned 28 last month! Ahhhh the late twenties are officially upon me.  I can no longer claim I’m sorta in my mid-twenties; no, I am now unequivocally a member of the waning twenties club.  But you know what? I’m kinda okay with that! With (some) money of my own to spend and amazing loved […]

Garlic-Crusted Roast Rack of Lamb

September is here which makes me daydream about roasting things, finally using my slow cooker, and what delicious things I can make after we finally go apple picking! Let’s start with step 1. After Ryan and I moved in together in the North End, we decided to put on our fancy pants (sweatpants) and celebrate […]

Izakaya Daikaya

Tucked on a side street in Washington DC’s Chinatown district is a fantastic little ramen shop.  It’s gotten rave reviews from all the local publications, and the line is frequently snaking down 6th street regardless of the weather.  I’ve known about this ramen shop for some time, but what I didn’t realize is that as […]