Boston’s Best Bets

Like I did for my Montreal List, I'll continually add to this list of my favourite places in Boston whenever I find something great. I'll start with a bunch of restaurants where you can eat for cheap, and then move on to the pricier options that are well worth it for a special occasion. (Every list … Continue 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 called … Continue reading Snack Judgment

[Updated] 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) you … Continue reading [Updated] When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like A Big Pizza Piiiiiiie…..

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 with … Continue reading London 2017 + a little update

Coffee Blondies That Will Improve Any Situation on Earth

I got the flu last week. In a matter of hours, the little scratch in my throat turned into pain, and my whole body became achy, worse than if I'd run a marathon (probably- I assure you, I've never run a marathon). It hurt to do anything, and I was coughing, chilly and miserable. I felt … Continue reading Coffee Blondies That Will Improve Any Situation on Earth

Dahlia on Daybreak: Appetizers, Oysters, Chuck Hughes, and a Lightning Round

Hello friends! I finally got the recordings of my last few segments on CBC Radio Daybreak and I'm very excited to share them with you. This segment, from early November, was hosted by Ainslie MacLellan because Daybreak host Mike Finnerty was on vacation. We had a great time chatting about my afternoon with Chuck Hughes and about … Continue reading Dahlia on Daybreak: Appetizers, Oysters, Chuck Hughes, and a Lightning Round

A Quick Post for a Quick Recipe II: Eggs on Rice with Soy Sauce

It's dinnertime, you're hungry, and your fridge is woefully empty- it's a scenario that we are all repeatedly faced with, no matter how well we try to plan ahead. If you find yourself in this predicament, put down the instant noodles- I'm here to help. You can make an amazingly flavourful and filling dinner with only a few … Continue reading A Quick Post for a Quick Recipe II: Eggs on Rice with Soy Sauce

Chuck Hughes and Tomato Pie, a 10/10 Afternoon

Friday was a little bit surreal. I left work early, went home and made a quick omelette, and then ran to the metro. I took the Orange Line from Sherbrooke all the way up to Montmorency, and then hopped onto the bus that Google Maps had told me to hop onto. I spoke with the bus … Continue reading Chuck Hughes and Tomato Pie, a 10/10 Afternoon

Guest Post: The Joy of (not) Cooking and Baking Instead

My dear friend Julianna is the best baker I know, and she’s as generous as she is talented. Every baked good she makes gets devoured in minutes, equally because it’s so delicious and because of how many friends she’s always sharing with. Pumpkin brownies, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal cookies, pies, cakes, brownies, banana chocolate chip … Continue reading Guest Post: The Joy of (not) Cooking and Baking Instead

October’s Most Notable Eats

What a month! I'll get right into it. I told you I was busy! Oct 5: Mongolian Hot Pot for a friend's birthday. I'd been meaning to try this place for years, and it did not disappoint. As soon as I entered, the smell of the steam from dozens of tableside broth pots smacked me right in the … Continue reading October’s Most Notable Eats