5 Recipes for the Fourth of July

Rose Stone Fruit Sangria

July is here, reminding us all how hot it can actually get in this world. But it comes with a silver lining. In a few days we’ll all be given free license to hang out outside and drink cold drinks and eat grilled food. ‘Murricans, this one’s for you.

Grilled Corn

And even if you’re not American, these recipes are delicious in their own right. Who doesn’t love fruity alcoholic beverages, summer snacks, and homemade ice cream?

No one.

So rejoice, friends! And let’s forget about our worries and our strife for a day. Continue reading

Catching Up | August 2016


Lifeguard House Venice Beach

Hey friends!

August has officially ended, and warm summer days are slipping through our fingers. As we gear up for Fall, we thought we’d let you in on the goings on behind Yin and Yolk – what we’ve been up to, what we’re crushing on, and what we’re planning next. We’re doing these posts each month, so if you haven’t yet, be sure to subscribe below so you can stay in the loop!

Now let’s get to it. Continue reading

New York, NY

new york cityWe’ve written about plenty of our favorite Boston restaurants in the past two years, but we’re not so biased as to think that Boston is the only place around with a food scene worth celebrating. Today, we’re sharing some of our go-to spots in New York City.

BrooklynWeiLeili

Our weekend in New York City in late July kept us constantly full and extremely sweaty. Our visit happened to coincide with the worst heat wave of the year, but this didn’t stop us from walking for hours in search of all our old favorites and plenty of new ones. Continue reading

Perfect Beach Day

singing beach

When beach season hits Boston, we like to hop on the commuter rail out of North Station and head out to Manchester-By-The-Sea. This is our quick and perfect getaway from the city for the day – the area is famous for its Singing Beach, lobster rolls, and ice cream. There is literally not one bad thing to say about this local oasis.

lobster roll 7

manchester by the sea beach

The beach is called Singing Beach because the sand squeaks when you walk on it. Well, it’s barely audible when crowded, but it’s still charming all the same. Singing Beach is a popular destination and we’ve been coming here for the past two summers. The sand is fine and beautiful and the view is spectacular. We typically like to bring treats and splay them out on the beach blanket while we get some vitamin D. Really, no complaints. Continue reading