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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 […]

New Hampshire, Restaurant Reviews, Unconventional Eats

Umami Celebrates the Weekend with a Funky Sunday Brunch

I have a special place in my heart for Umami, a distinctive farm-centric restaurant named after that elusive fifth flavor. My admiration for their burgers, hand-cut tempura fries and authentic 19th century farmhouse atmosphere runs deep, and after almost four years of business in the striking town of Northwood, an area with fewer than 150 […]

Bake on Through to the Other Side, Recipe Reviews

Bob’s Red Mill’s United States of Cookies: Butter Brickle Cookies (NE)

Nebraska’s cookie is a simple drop cookie filled with toffee bits that melt into a deliciously sticky and chewy mouthful of creme-brulee like flavor. Recipe source: https://www.bobsredmill.com/recipes/how-to-make/butter-brickle-cookies/ I made my Nana a batch of these for Christmas. She, like me, has a wicked sweet tooth and loves English toffee (also she is English). I have […]

Restaurant Reviews, Unconventional Eats

The Broken Yolk Grill Serves Up Bold Breakfasts and Lively Libations

For years, 116 Bridge Street in Pelham was occupied by Alicia’s diner, a cozy, no-frills breakfast spot that won over the hearts and stomachs of countless locals and hunger-stricken folks passing through the state line. The diner’s closing, while unfortunate for its many regulars, led to a series of modern renovations with the intent of […]