July 14, 2010

Bastille Day

Happy Bastille Day! Last Sunday, Harvard Square celebrated Bastillle Day on Holyoke Street. The whole street, where Sandrine's is located, was closed off for the activities: the World Cup finals was shown on a giant...

July 11, 2010

Q’s Nuts

Q’s Nuts are offered in original sweet roast and exotic flavors. Some of the most popular flavors include Original Sweet Roasted Pecans, Key Lime Ginger Cashews, Sweet and Sassy Almonds, Yerba Mate Almonds,...

July 8, 2010

Cakegirl

What do two peas in a pod, a rainbow maki, a SpongeBob luau, and a Dolce & Gabbana bag have in common? They've all been made into beautiful cakes by Rowena Sy-Santos, owner and proprietor...

Are you feeling crazy because of stress lately? Do you want to control your weight? Go on a vacation. Stress results in high levels of cortisol, and according to this MSN article, stress might be...

Avocado Love
July 5, 2010

Avocado Love

Monica loves avocados. Monica is one of my sisters, and she is deaf, mute and blind. Because she cannot see, she chooses her foods based on texture, taste and smell. I imagine she likes the...

I have to admit that part of the reason why I like edamame so much is the work the goes with eating the steamed soy beans. I like picking up each stalk, tasting the...

July 1, 2010

Sel dela Terre

At Sel dela Terre, you get flavor-packed, air dried chicken with Foxboro Cheese Co. fromage blanc-black plum ravioli. Light but rich duck liver mousse. Sliders stuffed with marinated oyster mushrooms, pesto, and goat cheese....

I often go to the Charles Square Farmers Market in Harvard Square, located at the Charles Hotel Courtyard (in front of the Legal Seafoods outdoor area and Noir). It is open on Fridays from...

Bikram yoga was developed by Bikram Choudhury, who attests that heat makes the body supple and flexible and believes that the human body is a powerhouse. If you familiarize yourself with my tips, you’ll...

June 25, 2010

Running on Empty

Okay, I'm exaggerating. I wasn't running on empty. I was running on less than five hours of sleep. And it wasn't pretty.