Turquoise Chairs and Pancakes at Brookline’s Arcadian “Busy Bee” Restaurant

by C. Shardae Jobson THE LAVISH REBELLION DINER SERIES In all my years of being raised in Brookline and gallivanting in Boston, regarding outside eats, I’ve never had a favorite diner. I’ve had the pleasure of eating at a handful of them such as Victoria’s, South Street, and Mike’s City. There are plenty to choose from as Boston has maintained a diner culture considerably healthier … Continue reading Turquoise Chairs and Pancakes at Brookline’s Arcadian “Busy Bee” Restaurant

My Sole Memory of New York City’s, Now Closed, Cup & Saucer Diner

by C. Shardae Jobson THE LAVISH REBELLION DINER SERIES   I shouldn’t have jolted when I read the report of Cup & Saucer closing, but I did. While New York City businesses are constantly on the precipice of hanging up “Liquidation” signs, such closings are hard to take when speaking of the same storefronts you bought your first album from with allowance. Where your favorite … Continue reading My Sole Memory of New York City’s, Now Closed, Cup & Saucer Diner

I Really Wanted To Like The Hot, Unique, NYC Treat, The Raindrop Cake. But…

Six years in New York, and I somehow missed experiencing a lot of sweet and savory crazes of the city’s local foodies. It’s laughably lamentable considering I did not miss Jeremy Scott‘s after-parties, for Fashion Week, two years in a row (for both the spring and winter presentations). Witnessed the aspiring renegades of the eventually imploded movement of Occupy Wall Street skateboard, bike, and march … Continue reading I Really Wanted To Like The Hot, Unique, NYC Treat, The Raindrop Cake. But…