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Unconventional Eats

Vosges Haut-Chocolat Manchego and Cherry Chocolate Bar: Is It Worth Eating?

Chocolate, like so many foods, encompasses a wide range of specimens that vary considerably in quality and price. While there’s nothing wrong with tearing open the iconic dark brown packaging of that Hershey’s milk chocolate bar from time to time, sometimes something a little more special is called for. Wander into almost any conventional supermarket, […]

New Hampshire, Restaurant Reviews, Unconventional Eats

Nashua’s Saigon sandwich Celebrates the Banh Mi

There is something oddly gratifying about finding a restaurant that provides satisfying meals at no-frills prices. As an admittedly frugal foodie, I’m always in search of places where the customer gets more for less, and few New Hampshire cities are more equipped with providing inexpensive eats to visitors than Nashua. The state’s second largest city […]

New Hampshire, Restaurant Reviews, Unconventional Eats

Comfort Food with a Hungarian Twist at Lala’s Hungarian Pastry

During my three month excursion to Italy, I had the pleasure of visiting Budapest, the culturally-rich capital of Hungary. It is the land of gorgeous open-air bath houses, eccentric ruin bars and some of the heartiest, most comforting cuisine in all of Europe. The many high-calorie, meat-focused dishes that appear on menus across Budapest are […]