Boston’s Best Bets

I’ve lived in Boston for two and a half years now, and while it’s a weird place — and let’s face it, America is a kind of a hellscape sometimes — there’s really, really excellent food here. You definitely have to know where to look for it (because the unreasonably high cost of rent andContinue reading “Boston’s Best Bets”

Snack Judgment

Hello! I wanted to tell my lovely Chew on This readers about my latest project! It’s where I’m focusing most of my energy these days, but don’t worry- Chew on This isn’t going anywhere. I’ll still be updating my Best Of lists and adding recipes every once in a while. My new project is calledContinue reading “Snack Judgment”

Ditalini and All the Greens

When I was a kid, I would sometimes ask my mom to make me some pasta alfredo, because it was the 90s and it’s also DELICIOUS. She would visibly wince at the idea of dumping cheese, butter, and cream on top of a pile of pasta and serving it to me. However, never a personContinue reading “Ditalini and All the Greens”

Catching Up

Oof it’s been a WHILE! I moved to Boston, started journalism school, and I have two jobs, so I’ve been Very Busy. Things are generally great here so far- I really miss my friends and my family, but I’ve been very much in touch with everyone and I’m happy to see so many people IContinue reading “Catching Up”

What’s on the Menu This Week?

As I’ve previously mentioned, at length and with feeling, I love meal planning. It’s saved me more money than I can even fathom, and it’s how I can control how healthy (or unhealthy) I’ll be eating from one week to another. I plan for every dinner to be a double batch, so that lunch is alreadyContinue reading “What’s on the Menu This Week?”

When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like A Big Pizza Piiiiiiie…..

Hello, pizza people! I’ve learned a few very important home pizza tips in the past year since I first published this post, so I’ve updated it with new recipes and some nicer photos because ~artistic growth~. Give these new recipes a try and a) you’ll never cook your pizza sauce ever again, and b) youContinue reading “When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like A Big Pizza Piiiiiiie…..”

Empty-Fridge Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love lazy days. They’re not actually particularly easy to come by these days, as the realization that I’m leaving Montreal has started to set in, and along with it, shpilkes (look it up- it’s my favourite Yiddish word) have started presenting themselves, pushing me to want to constantly be doing things that I know I’llContinue reading “Empty-Fridge Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies”

London 2017 + a little update

Hello again, world! It’s been approximately 100 years since my last post. March 2017 (and the first half of April) was an absolute whirlwind- six weeks that I won’t ever forget. I went to London for 4 days with Aaron to visit Nate and Grace, and then spent two consecutive weekends in Toronto, the first withContinue reading “London 2017 + a little update”

Dahlia’s Montreal Restaurants List

Alternate titles: My Magnum Opus, How to Ingest Montreal’s Best For six years, I’ve kept this list tucked away on my phone, expanding it all the time and consulting it regularly when anyone asked me for a restaurant recommendation. It’s a little different to most Best of Montreal lists because I won’t include restaurants that I haven’t been to, andContinue reading “Dahlia’s Montreal Restaurants List”

Dahlia on Daybreak: Coziness, Tomato Sauce, Hot Pot, and a Lightning Round

Hi friends! Here’s my first CBC Daybreak segment of 2017, aired on January 9th. It’s basically just host Mike Finnerty and I chatting about ways to stay cozy and comfortable in the winter- making some tomato sauce, eating at Mongolian Hot Pot restaurants, and keeping a full belly. I was a little sick when I wasContinue reading “Dahlia on Daybreak: Coziness, Tomato Sauce, Hot Pot, and a Lightning Round”