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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 […]

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 […]