Empanada is the new Cupcake

Let’s consider the empanada.  In appearance it is simple and unobtrusive.  A pocket of dough, baked or fried, with a center of sweet or savoury perfection, that can fit neatly in your hand and never fails to satisfy a hungry body or weary soul.   In many ways the empanada (em-pah-na-tha), ubiquitous throughout Central and…

First Night Boston

If you don’t live in Boston, or aren’t from the area, then you might not know about First Night.   Not just “for tourists” First Night Boston is a yearly ritual during which for the price of a First Night button, you can see performers (i.e., singers, comedy troupes, dancers etc… ) in different venues throughout…