Month: November 2013

The Joys of Ethnic Food

iT’S AMAZING TO THINK THAT WHEN MY FATHER WAS GROWING UP, PASTA WAS EXOTIC. Just one generation prior, the experience of eating the cuisines of other nations was irregular, unusual, and infrequent. The nights my father had pasta were special …

Boston Transportation

IT’S EARLY – seven in the morning. Early, at least, for a writer who tends to hit her stride at around four in the afternoon. But I teach writing at a university in Boston, and this semester I’ve drawn the …

Friday Reads

 
It’s a busy week for the editors of Two Cities Review! First on the Boston side of things, we enjoyed the controlled joy of winning the world series. Both of us were students in Boston during the initial, world-shattering …