This past summer Raven and I dined at two restaurants in Western Massachusetts that have been open for so many years that my grandparents had actually dined there back when they were dating in their youth: the Student Prince and Nick's Nest. And what I learned is that both of these badass places have been… Continue reading Nick’s Nest, Holyoke, Mass.
The intersection of 18th, Loomis and Blue Island is the perfect place for an ice cream stand, and La Michoacana fits that role like destiny. The place is brightly lit and clean, but we all know the real reason to go is La Michoacana's amazing mangonadas (sweet, refreshing, spicy, limey, salty, damn) and liquados... nevermind… Continue reading La Michoacana
On the equinox, Raven and I drove up to the drive-in and she had her first Superdawg. It was a beautiful Sunday evening, the start of spring. Afterwards we stopped at the last large newstand in the city, and browsed magazines. We worked up enough appetite to share fresh cut French fries and a milkshake… Continue reading Superdawg Equinox