If you’re from Boston and you see how people from other parts of the country celebrate the Fourth, it’s cringe-worthy -- especially when you hear friends in California say they watched the fireworks near Sleeping Beauty's castle in Disneyland. In Boston, fireworks, hot dogs, cookouts, historical reenactments, and the Boston Pops Orchestra are everything that makes the Fourth of July. Frankly, it just isn't the same anywhere else.
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Christina NG is a Boston-based food and recipes editor. She's one of those annoying girls who has to take a picture of everything she eats. When she's not wreaking havoc in the kitchen or taking pictures of food, she's out visiting her favorite open-air markets. If you’re interested in following her crazy adventures or want to see what she's cooking up, check out her website EastMeetsKitchen.com.