Shabu Shabu – Shabu-Zen – Boston Massachusetts.

This week we decided it was time for my husband to experience his first Shabu Shabu right here in Boston Massachusetts. I first tried Shabu Shabu myself in Osaka, Japan 4 years ago whilst touring the country for a little over 3 months, and absolutely fell in love with it instantly. After all of this…

Doner kebab at the Boston kebab house – Boston, Massachusetts.

For an English girl in America it’s always exciting when I find myself a real lamb doner kebab, and not a gyro or ‘kabob’ meat on a stick. I’m talking about the big rotating slab of meat that’s oozing with grease and god knows what; the meat that you mostly choose to eat after a…

Brunch bliss – The Friendly Toast – Boston MA.

At times I wish I didn’t work weekends so that I could brunch a typical brunch, but then I remember that I can brunch on a Wednesday when there’s nobody around without making reservations, and I feel a little better about the situation. This Wednesday in Boston MA was no different, and as my husband…

Ramen roundup – restaurant week – Chicago, Illinois.

Our time in Chicago has almost come to an end, and with 4 ramen shops under our belt we feel as though we made a good dent on the scene as a whole. Through the week we found ourselves in a record breaking polar vortex that was truly the coldest I’ve ever been in my…