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New Englanders — Passionate About Their Coffee

Despite living in Rhode Island for a decade, I was born and raised in New York, about an hour north of the city. My dad drank coffee regularly, and in high school when the seniors were able to walk off campus during their lunch hour, many would come back with cups branding the double letters […]

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Scent Memory — Keeping Husbands Out of the Dog House Since 2011

The smell of chai reminds me of when I met my husband. We were both in college; I was 19, he was 21. Babies! We began dating in early April, when the beginnings of spring teased us, but being in New England, the days were still damp and often cold.

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Remix – the Spanish Coffee

One of my favorite drinks can be found in Portland, Oregon at a long-lasting bar called Paddy’s. Paddy’s is a gorgeous older bar, with a back bar nearly forty feet wide and sixteen feet tall, replete with two of those rolling library ladders for the bartenders to get to the ultra-premium top shelf. This bar, […]

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Why Isn’t There a Good Frappe at Boston South Station?

Saturday mid-day. I’m at Boston South Station, waiting for a bus up to northern New Hampshire. It’s hot. Really hot. Not only that, it’s also wicked muggy. I have a couple hours to kill, so I’ve been outside on Atlantic Avenue. Across the street is a brand new Dunkin’ Donuts – not even open yet. […]

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