Articles by Eddie Samuels

Cuisine En Locale Offers Personal Cheffing, Dark Dining

JJ Gonson remembers a time from her childhood in Cambridge when going out to eat was reserved for special occasions. “Before the big takeout boom, I grew up with a mom who would cook every single meal at home,” Gonson says. “We would sit down and have dinner together.” Gonson learned to cook from her mother, […]


Mass Provisions Brings Smoked Dishes Straight to Your Door

Despite working in product design, Dan Goodwin was always among the first called to cook at a tailgate outside a big game. “I used to go down to Patriots games and cook all the food for people down there,” Goodwin says. “Backyard parties turned into larger-than-backyard parties. People would tell me: ‘You should do this […]


Ditching the Desk for Family Dinner

Erin Baumgartner spent the last the 10 years working at MIT’s Senseable City Lab, but her attention kept getting pulled back to food. “We loved to cook, to eat, and to have people over,” she says about herself and her husband of five years, Tim Fu. “That’s really how we love to spend time, having […]