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Madison Cheese

In my version of the good life, no town would be without their very own cheese shop, and now Madison has one.

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Farm Stands

Before there were Farmers’ Markets in every town on the Shoreline, we shopped the farm stands for our produce and pies. Despite the availability of farm fresh food everywhere, we have some favorite farm stands that we scurry to for specific goodies:

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Taco Pacifico

Greg Sharon, chef/owner of Taco Pacifico, has a brand new truck and is dishing up fresh tacos, enchiladas and burritos with his famous homemade tortilla chips and guac at the Academy lot in Madison.

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Food Trucks

My love affair with food trucks dates back to first grade. We had just moved to Cambridge and I found myself in a hulking, brick school with a vast and terrifying cement schoolyard, so unlike the teeny kindergarten I had left behind in New Hampshire. My brown bag lunch was the only familiar thing that

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CT Roadside BBQ

Got a hankering for barbecue? Look for the truck parked outside the Beech Tree Cottages in Madison on weekends.

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Holiday Teas on the Shoreline

Luxurious, indulgent and smacking of the holidays, there's nothing I like better than an hour or two spent sipping tea and noshing on cucumber sandwiches, a once-a-year ritual with my daughter.

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Starlight Gardens

Seek out their umpteen varieties of organic heirlooms, with names like Bloody Butcher and Pruden's Purple, for a stunning salad but those super sweet Sungold cherry tomatoes are worth braving the line for.

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Knipschildt’s Chocolates

Lucky for me, I grew up within walking distance of Harvard Square and Bailey's Ice Cream Parlour. My family, including our dog, was addicted to Bailey's rich chocolate or mocha almond ice cream.

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Elizabeth’s Cafe

Choose either a natural or organic turkey, brined overnight, and packed with Ciabatta bread stufffing, and select from a menu of elegant sides.

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