Run, don’t walk, to The Don’s BBQ. It’s a new restaurant in Watertown, MA, conveniently located to both the city and the suburbs. For many years, Sebastian DiFelice offered his succulent food at local events and pop-ups. I’ve been a fan for a long time (prior posts here and here) of his Texas-style smoked beef,
It’s been a busy summer, and most of it has been self-inflicted. I’m writing six cases for my HBS class when I probably should have attempted one or two. But I’ve learned this about myself: I am happiest when I’m very busy. I think the curveball was a family funeral that was surprisingly uplifting. But
One of the benefits of being older (and, on some days, feeling old) is that I’ve seen a few market cycles: the 1987 crash, the first Gulf War in 1990, the dot-com bubble and crash, 9/11, and the 2008 Great Recession. When these market dislocations happen, I get concerned. But, I don’t panic. Financially, I
When the air turns brisk and the leaves here in New England turn into a mélange of brilliant orange, yellow, and red, my thoughts turn to food. Recently, I dug out our bread machine from the basement and have been making fresh bread. The machine does all the work. You put in the wet and
Summer is a time for vapidly empty weekend schedules, oppressive humidity and asphalt streets that almost steam with resignation from heat that is almost cruel. Today was that kind of day. I found myself with nothing to do this Saturday, with the family out of town, enjoying internships, camp and assorted travels here and there.
We have a winter storm coming. Schools are being dismissed early, and my Board meeting today will be a call. If you’re contemplating cooking dinner, might I suggest braised short ribs? Last Sunday, I was early at the grocery store and saw that they had both boneless and with-the-bone beef short ribs. Together, they make