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How Feldenkrais Functional Integration is Like Fine Dining (and vice versa)

If Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement lessons are akin to wine tasting, then a Functional Integration session is comparable to fine dining: memorable and worth it. 1,674 more words


Adventures in Solo Dining, Part Two

After last night’s debacle, I found myself curious about how a solo female diner might be received elsewhere. It was time, I thought, to experiment. 1,479 more words

Things I Have Learned So Far

When Good Restaurants Go Bad

For years, Bertucci’s was one of my go-to places. Among its attributes: good food, reasonable prices, and an environment where a person who didn’t feel like getting takeout could dine alone and feel comfortable. 1,568 more words

Things I Have Learned So Far

Table for One: Tomoe Sushi

I set a goal of writing monthly but as over two months have passed since I last wrote that may have been ambitious. Over that period, I spent the better part of four weeks traveling to Thailand, which I absolutely need to write about…but not now. 341 more words



Eating alone can be a discouraging experience for a lot of people. We usually hesitate to eat out at a restaurant alone and prefer to get takeouts to eat in the privacy of our homes. 745 more words


Restaurant Review: The 'New' Joe Allen

When Joe Allen closed its doors in Exeter Street after 40 years at the end of July, despite knowing they were only moving 25m down the road to 2 Burleigh Street, I couldn’t help feeling a little distressed that one of my very favourite restaurants was no more. 625 more words

Places To Eat

Oh, happy solitude

Not everyone will view the trend described in this recent Japan Times article as positive, but I certainly think it’s an encouraging development.

After all, it’s no mystery – at least to those who know me – why I dine out at Ichiran so frequently whenever I holiday in Japan. 91 more words