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Review: Crystal Restaurant, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

by Michele Pesula Kuegler December 3rd, 2009| Restaurant Reviews
We celebrated Thanksgiving in a different manner this year.  Renting a townhouse at the beach in Delaware, we were going to host dinner for our family and one set of grandparents.  As it was an eight-hour drive to our rental, we left grocery shopping until the day before Thanksgiving.  Fearing
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Review: The Open Door Cafe, Bel Air, MD

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 25th, 2009| Restaurant Reviews
Sometimes good things do come in pairs.  Two weekends in a row, my husband and I were traveling out of state.  For both weekends, we enjoyed nice weather, great company, and terrific breakfasts.  The first breakfast was had in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at S&S Restaurant.

The following weekend we traveled to
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Review: S&S Restaurant, Cambridge, MA

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 17th, 2009| Restaurant Reviews
There's nothing quite like a walk through Cambridge on a beautiful fall morning. . .unless, of course, you packed the pair of shoes that always give your husband a blister when you were preparing for this surprise trip.  However, being the agreeable guy that he is, we made it a
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Review: Scampo, Boston, MA

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 10th, 2009| Restaurant Reviews
A night in Boston leaves a couple with lots of options.  Looking for a nice dinner for two, we decided to check with the concierge at our hotel.  Telling him that we wanted an upscale restaurant that was fun and had a great menu, he suggested Scampo at the Liberty
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Review: 1789 Restaurant, Washington, DC

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 1st, 2009| Restaurant Reviews
An evening of travel without children means it is the perfect time for a culinary adventure.  For my husband and me that usually means an evening of strolling to a few different restaurants and enjoying a different appetizer or small dish at each.  However, during our quick trip to Washington,
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Review: Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe & Grill, Washington, DC

by Michele Pesula Kuegler August 26th, 2009| Restaurant Reviews
After a brief stay at my in-laws' house last weekend, my husband and I headed to Washington, DC.  It was a quick trip, just two nights and one day before I returned home and he headed to a conference in the area.  Although it was a bit of a whirlwind,
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The Best Brunch in the Northeast

by Michele Pesula Kuegler August 6th, 2009| Restaurant Reviews
After two weeks of voting, a winner has been chosen in our Best Brunch in the Northeast contest.  With five contenders from five states and five amazing menus, it was a hard decision.  However, after reviewing their options, our readers have made their thoughts known.

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Best Brunch in the Northeast?

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 22nd, 2009| Restaurant Reviews
Lazy weekend mornings and brunches are quite a pairing.  While the advantage of staying in pjs as your make your own brunch at home is quite nice, the thought of having numerous food choices and no clean-up can make getting dressed worth the effort.

In an attempt to help those in
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Review: Pangaea, North Bennington, Vermont

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 8th, 2009| Restaurant Reviews, Salads
After a rainy, work-filled June, my husband and I decided to start July on a relaxing note.  Although technically we started July with a 12-hour workday, we did get to the relaxation part on the second day.  Not sure of weather and plans for the holiday weekend, we made reservations
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Review: Washington Street Ale House, Wilmington, DE

by Michele Pesula Kuegler June 8th, 2009| Restaurant Reviews
On a weekend trip to Delaware, we were seeking a restaurant near our hotel that would please adults and kids alike.  Thankfully, the concierge at our hotel recommended the Washington Street Ale House.

Entering the restaurant, we were greeted by the hostess and seated at one of the available tables
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Review: Cheeseburger in Paradise, Newark, DE

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 28th, 2009| Restaurant Reviews
Spending time with family in the mid-Atlantic area this week, we've done lots of driving and have been eating on different schedules.  With a 6:00 Little League game to watch on Monday, we weren't ready to eat on the drive there.  Instead we decided to enjoy the warm late April
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Review: Super Duper Weenie, Fairfield, CT

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 22nd, 2009| Restaurant Reviews
A few of you may be reading this article and wondering what, exactly, was I doing at a hot dog stand.  Did I go to this venue with children or at the pleading request of my husband?  The answer to both of those questions is no.  Having remembered seeing this