Yely’s Coffe Shop: Part I

There are parts of Jamaica Plain that are nice, trendy,…safe.  I do not live in those parts. Okay, where I live is not particularly dangerous (I think), but I’m relatively confident that I walk past small drug deals on a regular basis. I also have reason to believe that some of the restaurants near me…

And so we begin: Il Panino Cafe and Grill

Our journey down Centre Street thus begins where it should—at the beginning. Centre Street begins near the Jackson Square T station on the Orange Line. At the intersection of Lamartine Street and Centre Street, there stands the first destination on my journey: Il Panino Cafe and Grill. Apparently there is a family of il Panino restaurants that…

To Eat Is to Experience

I have done a fair bit of traveling in my lifetime,—more than many but less than I’d like—and my favorite thing about traveling is eating. Of course, I love to see the sights, but for me, to really experience a locale is to eat its food. You just never know what you will find. I…