foodie break: @BONDBoston1

How can it be that our #LTeastcoast tour was over a month ago? ‘Tis sad, but true, and now all we can do is reminisce about our weeklong summer reunion in the good ole U-S-of-A. One thing we can’t stop thinking about: all of the delicious meals we ate along the way. Among our favorites was a night of wining and dining at BOND on our first night out in Beantown. Located in The Langham hotel, formerly the Federal Reserve Bank, BOND was the perfect introduction to historic Boston. Converted from the bank into a luxury hotel property in 1981, the interior of BOND, with its high ceilings and grandiose decor, is the perfect place for a…

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#LTeastcoast: a new new york

There were many reasons #LTeastcoast was a big deal for us. It was the first time we were reuniting since March, the first time we were heading up to Boston, and, weirdest of all: the first time in a long, long time we would both be in New York as non-residents. For the past few years, one or both of us have lived in Manhattan, and as annoying as it may sound… New York is just different when you live there. As a resident, you’re oddly protective of a city that can turn on you on any second, and though there are plenty of places to see and explore, you have your preferences all lined…

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city dwellers: philadelphia’s center city

We may have grown up outside of Philadelphia, but that doesn’t make us experts on the City of Brotherly Love. When we kicked off our weeklong tour of the patriotic east coast, we knew we wanted to spend some time re-exploring Philly, especially now that the wino will soon be calling it home. Like any city, Philadelphia is chock-full of fun neighborhoods, each with it’s own distinct vibe. Because we only had two short days, we chose to stick to Center City — mostly for convenience, but also because it’s loaded with hotspots (new and old) that we wanted to test out. Though we spent a good amount of out time in Center City drinking…

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bonne bastille & a very happy #LTeastcoast!

WELL! Wouldn’t you know that despite living in France for the past 11 months, the romantic has managed to NOT be in the country on their most important holiday of the year: Bastille Day. But, it’s ok! It’s more than ok really, because what this means is that instead of being apart, we are TOGETHER sipping our champagne and toasting to French Nationals. And all while reflecting on the amazing week that was #LTeastcoast, no less. Though we have plenty of recaps to come, know that if you find yourself in Boston anytime soon, dining in the Kennedy Booth at Union Oyster House is a must. …We really sell it, right?? Now, off we go to celebrate French independence…

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sneak peek: #LTeastcoast

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already two cities down on #LTeastcoast, our grand tour of the east coast. Today, we say goodbye to the Big Apple and head north to Beantown. How have we been spending our time so far? Eating and drinking, of course! Last night, the wino spent happy hour at Gallow Green in Chelsea and dinner at Toro, while the romantic took a stroll through Central Park and met friends uptown for dinner at Busters NYC. While we’ve spent the majority of our time visiting our old haunts and shoving our faces with American-ish food that the romantic and the hubs have missed so dearly during their time in France, this weekend we…

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