By Abbie Lin, Staff Writer @abbielin An excerpt from Eatabl: “This was no ordinary lobster roll. The vessel was a cross between a traditional hot dog bun and a steamed asian bao – it was lush and malleable and held in its arms all of that precious, succulent lobster meat. The lobster was topped with […]

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By Abbie Lin, Staff Writer @abbielin An excerpt from Eatabl: “Pumpkin chocolate chip was a standout, with a lightly spiced base that freckled the light beige ice cream, with a smattering of small bittersweet chocolate chunks. As it melted it became even more a delight to swirl around with the hot fudge, whipped cream and […]

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By Abbie Lin, Staff Writer @abbielin An excerpt from Eatabl: “It was a slippery, thin green curry populated with string beans, eggplants, peppers, and onions. Visually, the purple and green contrasting colors stood out against each other in the rusted tin bowl. The broth was a little thin for my liking, but had hints of […]

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By Abbie Lin, Staff Writer @abbielin An excerpt from Eatabl: “The menu is ever-changing and varying. I usually take a moment before I go to pray that they have my favorite earl grey and goat cheese brownie flavors. The textures and consistencies vary between the flavors – goat cheese brownie is thicker, denser than the […]

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By Abbie Lin, Staff Writer @abbielin An excerpt from Eatabl: “On every college campus, there are a few inevitable restaurants that become every students’ involuntary stand-bys and most frequented waterholes, primarily for their proximity to campus and relative affordability. The best thing about BU, to me, is its inclusion in one of the greatest cities […]

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By Abigail Lin @abbielin When I exit my 18th arrondissement apartment, I can walk three minutes in any direction and find: a fish market, an artisan butcher, a bakery whose line snakes out the door on Sundays, a wine cave, a tantalizing cheese monger, an exclusively frozen prepared-foods supermarket (!), various fruit and vegetable stands […]

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By Abigail Lin @abbielin Abbie is a junior advertising major at Boston University and former photo editor of the Daily Free Press. She is spending the semester abroad in Paris while participating in the BU Paris internship program. She will be writing a series of weekly posts in which she explains her efforts to understand […]

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If you’ve ever visited the sketchy Freep office, no doubt that I’ll be sitting in my torn up chair in the photo corner, under the tic-inducing flickering light. But today, I did a little more than my usual photo editing and crying myself to sleep due to hunger to present you all with a playlist […]

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