Showcase

Advertisements

Recent Posts

Ogunquit, Maine and Perkins Cove in a Day

Ogunquit, Maine is gay. I don’t mean that flippantly or as an insult–Ogunquit has been a well-known LGBT destination for decades. It’s considered to be a milder version of Provincetown minus the sex shops and transvestite street-performers. And that’s fine with us because Ogunquit literally translates to “beautiful place by the sea” in Abenaki–one of the Algonquian-speaking tribes of the northeast. This town is top-shelf … Continue reading Ogunquit, Maine and Perkins Cove in a Day

Salt Your Way to the Perfect Eggplant

Eggplant, or aubergine as it’s known in England, is not incredibly popular (at least not in America). It has a poor reputation of being bitter and soggy at times. That notoriety often leaves the lowly eggplant cast aside in favor of more familiar produce like carrots and green beans–the whores of the vegetable kingdom. Eggplants also look weird. What the hell … Continue reading Salt Your Way to the Perfect Eggplant

Monks in Spencer, Massachusetts Brew The First American Trappist Ale

“We really brew, on a practical level, to sustain a way of life. Plus, it kind of brightens up Sunday suppers. (laughs)” — Father Isaac Keeley St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts has always been known for two things: fruit preserves and Trappist monks in long robes. For more than 60 years, the humble monks have sold fantastic locally … Continue reading Monks in Spencer, Massachusetts Brew The First American Trappist Ale

A Day at The Breakers Mansion, Newport, RI

As we crossed over the Newport Bridge and entered the gorgeous seaside town of Newport, Rhode Island, hundreds of yachts and sailboats greeted us as they slowly drifted across the harbor. Lighthouses, docks, and beautiful beach homes lined almost every inch of coast as far as the eye could see. A wonderfully salty, briny sea breeze floated through … Continue reading A Day at The Breakers Mansion, Newport, RI

More Posts