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Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Boston // www.thefoodwright.com

Hey guys! So, Brig had an interview at a university in Boston for dental school last weekend. We decided to make a fun trip out of it and spend a few days there together and had a total blast. Here are some highlights:

  • the leaves –> Ugh. Fall foliage on the east coast is just unbeatable, seriously. Brig and I were just in amazement as we spent hours driving through the suburbs marveling at the scenery. I just kept saying, “it’s so pretty! it’s so pretty!” Boston, you put Texas autumn to serious shame.
  • the food –> Most notably:
    • Flour Bakery – I walked over to Flour in Fort Point while Brig was interviewing and could hardly contain myself when I arrived. I love Joanne Chang’s cookbooks and have been wanting to go to one of her stores for awhile now. I tried the egg sandwich (to die for), vegan apple cinnamon muffin (insanely delicious), and twice-baked brioche french toast (kill me now.) Foodie heaven.
    • Brazzziiiilian, baby. Brig lived in Boston for two years while on a service mission for our church, and spent a majority of that time serving in Brazilian communities, so he knew all the right spots to take me for the best authentic cuisine – and I LOVED it. We ate coxinhas (deep-fried balls of chicken and cream cheese, ugh) pao de queijo (bite-size cheese breads made with tapioca flour, swoon), beans, rice, and a whole bunch of other things where I didn’t really know what I was eating but it was a whole lot of delicious.
    • We stayed with a sweet Italian family just North of Boston that Brig got to know really well on his mission, and we had a gourmet Italian meal literally every single night with multiple courses. Chicken marsala, orecchiette with red sauce, homemade artisan bread, lasagna…we were spoiled rotten. It was all so yummy and we were so, so grateful for their hospitality.
  • the people –> Like I previously mentioned, Brig spent a lot of time working with the Brazilian communities in Boston, and so while we were there we made it a point to see as many of the people from his mission as we could. It was so neat to meet all of these kind people that just love him to pieces and were so grateful for the work he did there. It felt so special. On Sunday we attended a Portuguese church service and though I hardly understood anything, it was the sweetest experience.
  • the sights –> Though we definitely did not have enough time to see all of the city – I mean, that would take a really, really long time – one of my favorite places that we did get to explore was Newbury Street & Public Garden. It was super fun to look in all the little shops & the Public Garden is just an absolute dream! So beautiful. We could not have asked for nicer weather, either – it was sunny, yet comfortably cool, and totally perfect.

I really just loved this trip so much because I got to spend it all with my man and I like him a lot. The city was pretty awesome, too 🙂 Thanks for showing me around your town, babe!

Have you ever been to Boston? What are your favorite things to do and see?

xoxo

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10 Comments

  • Reply
    Erica
    October 26, 2016 at 2:32 pm

    Look so so fun Lucia! I’ve never been to Boston but it’s on my list 🙂 You are the absolute cutest, you and Brig = total couple goals

    • Reply
      Lucia
      October 30, 2016 at 11:31 am

      You would love it, girl!! Oh my goodness, you are so sweet 🙂 Thank you!

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    Liz
    October 25, 2016 at 5:28 pm

    Nate went to undergrad in Boston so I’ve gotten the chance to visit a few times— such a cool town! There is so much to do there and the food scene is pretty fantastic 🙂 Great pics!

    • Reply
      Lucia
      October 25, 2016 at 8:42 pm

      How fun!! There really is – can’t wait until we go back! Thanks Liz!

  • Reply
    ellen patton
    October 24, 2016 at 3:44 pm

    Move into the Arlington Ward! I’ve lived here for a long time and Boston is amazing. I always say you can go somewhere different every weekend and never run out of things to do!

    • Reply
      Lucia
      October 25, 2016 at 7:52 am

      Haha, we’ll see what happens!! I agree – living is Boston would be so, so much fun!

  • Reply
    Benji
    October 24, 2016 at 3:19 pm

    Been to Boston. Loved your description of it! My favorite was probably Boston Common and the Waterfront because there always seems to be something interesting going on there. I also love walking around Harvard and MIT campuses.

    • Reply
      Lucia
      October 25, 2016 at 7:55 am

      I’m with ya! Those campuses are so pretty.

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    Alexa [fooduzzi.com]
    October 22, 2016 at 9:03 pm

    It sounds like you guys had such a nice time! I’ve never been to Boston, but it has always always always been on my bucket list. So happy you guys enjoyed yourselves so much!

    • Reply
      Lucia
      October 24, 2016 at 7:55 am

      We really did, thanks Alexa!! You HAVE to go, maybe make a fun weekend getaway out of it for you + Mark 😉

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