Posts tagged "Boston"
Three weeks of adventures and many places to visit, here we go

Three weeks of adventures and many places to visit, here we go

Another adventure begins! We couldn’t wait to met new grand nephew, Cecil Oliver Hinshaw on Martha’s Vineyard. And of course, there were plenty of side trips…and a transatlantic cruise. So off we went with many miles to cover and first stop was Boston.  After our plane landed and we checked into the hotel, we headed...
Boston is so rich in history and food

Boston is so rich in history and food

North End in Boston is full of rich history and keeps the heritage alive with traditional shops and people speaking Italian. Maria’s Pastry Shop has won awards for best cannoli and I really like Mike’s cannoli’s but, I gotta say, the shells were crispy and the creamy ricotta filling is added while you wait. Maria...

Blue Dragon restaurant in Boston

Boston’s Fort Point is being redeveloped from a grey area to a place with modern and trendy restaurants.  Being a follower of Ming Tsai, we tried his new pub style restaurant, Blue Dragon for lunch.  First we had to decide which drinks to order.  I like whiskey and ordered the Year of the Pig made...
Sandwich is not a PB&J Sandwich

Sandwich is not a PB&J Sandwich

  Sandwich and not PB&J ©2012 “M’Liss A Hinshaw If you thought Sandwich, Massachusetts was the birthplace of sandwiches in America, you might be surprised to learn it is the home of historic glass manufacturing factories.  Cape Cod and Glass Along the scenic Cape Cod coast is the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company museum in...

Boston’s North End

Time for dinner and we’re headed to the famous Italian section of Boston known as the North End.  Oh, there are many historical things to see such as Paul Revere’s house but I’m going for a true Italian dinner and then a special dessert.  Dinner at Lucia has down home good food swimming in olive...

Is This The Real Boston Creme Pie

Which one is the real Boston Crème Pie?  I always assumed Boston crème pie was a yellow layer cake with custard in the middle and a thick chocolate glaze covering the entire cake.  When I was a kid it was a treat to buy one at our local supermarket because this cake was no ordinary...