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Beauty and the Feast: Deuxave

Modern French cuisine is globally revered for its ability to be artful, flavorful, and innovative on the foundation of only the best ingredients. I’m always eager to try a new place with a modern menu.  The meals are not only delicious, but they are also […]

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Fall-ing for Ma Maison

The greatest season is upon us. Bring me the foliage.  Bring me bulky sweaters.  Bring me every pumpkin spice product you can find.  I may be thirty … err…something, but I’m forever that six-year-old girl jumping into pile of leaves.   Autumn makes my heart glow. […]

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Picnic Posh: Le Dîner en Blanc

Lately, Saturday nights consist of yoga pants and fuzzy slippers.  Time to confess- I’m a homebody by design.  Being such doesn’t mean that I don’t fancy a night on the town.  Pas de tout!  Nothing tickles me more than an elegant affair.  Last week, I […]

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The Caramel Obsession

Jess, you have to try this French place I found… I hear this amongst friends, family, and followers quite often, and it never grows old. Never.  I’m always looking to discover a new place that offers authentic goodies and magically transports me back to France […]

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Praliné

I have a sweet tooth. This is evident by the number of posts I have so far featured favoring the fierce simplicity of a flavorful macaron over the robust taste deluge that accompanies a serving of coq au vin.  The truth is this- French desserts […]

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Jolie Tea Company

Jess Days. Catchy, right? I try to schedule one monthly for a healthier life balance between work, miscellaneous obligations, and personal fulfillment. The day finds me wandering solo, blending into in the background of anywhere mood permits. Retreat, fade, and reflect. Sometimes this will include […]

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Dining Room in the Country

I love art. Paintings. Drawing. Sculpture. Design. As a former art history major, there is little that bores me in the realm of visual culture. Considering this, as well as being a Massachusetts native, I am reluctant, and well… embarrassed… to admit that only two […]

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Pain D’Avignon

Beyond the stretch of outlets, chain restaurants, and general retail, and nestled between an airport and a central route is a miniscule, slightly rocky parking lot, affording only a handful of spots to those who were ambitious to explore beyond the tourist traps and who […]

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