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Jamaica Blue

It happens less than it used to, but every now and again I still review somewhere because of a recommendation or a request from a reader. 1,530 more words


Eating out alone

There’s a lot of stigma around going out for dinner on your own. I’m not talking grabbing a Brötchen (bread roll) or quickly having some chips at a take-away style place. 343 more words

Living Abroad

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