Thanks to the welcoming Jordan, we discovered a lovely little place called Cambridge.
Upon our arrival at Harvard Square I knew I’d like this little place oh so much. So precious. Filled with adorableness. How much more is there to say? We popped in some local shops like Black Ink, Oona’s and Sweet (post on Sweet to follow!) and wandered through the beautiful streets packed with people ready to go out for their first drink on a Friday night. We then headed down Brattle street where Jordan showed us the home of Henry Wadsworth (1837-1882), which is now the Longfellow National Historic Site, and is surrounded by the most lovely lilac gardens. At sunset it was simply stunning. We then did some dinner at Tory Row and of course some crazy delicious cocktails at the Russell House Tavern (mm… Saint Germain…)
The second day we headed more into the Boston area, roaming up and down Newbury Street, and going crazy at Paper Source. We made our way backwards to check out the “Best Ice Cream in the World” at Tosconini’s. It was indeed, delicious. Liz tasted several but ended up going with Coffee, and I stuck with Orange, which was surprisingly delicious and better than a cream-cicle milkshake! Liz is a big ice cream fan and her grade for this ice cream shop made it somehow seem more valuable. A solid 9 out of 10!
That night, Jordan made sure to take us to a fav restaurant of hers, so we reserved a table at Myers & Chang. All I have to say is WOW. Asian fusion HEAVEN. (Btw, did I mention this is the same Chang from Flour?) Great ambiance, presentation, and drink selection. I had never had anything like what we had there before. Highly suggested: The Green Papaya Slaw, Crispy Spring Rolls, and the Crispy Tofu Steak. You won’t regret it. Check out their full menu here.
All in all, I had a little heartache in Cambridge because I thought it was just so adorable and homey. The beautiful houses, the grassy areas and brick buildings. A nice breather from the Big Apple.
Before departing on the afternoon bus, it was a must to stop by the flea market near the South End of Boston. A perfect ending to such a lovely weekend, major eye candy….
Until next time, Bostontown! And a special thanks to the adorable Jordan for hosting us and guiding us through the preciousness.
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