On Demand Cream Puffs at Beard Papa’s

Have you ever had an on demand cream puff? I didn’t know that such an awesome thing existed. A friend took me to Beard Papa’s new Allston location the other day and it was so cool! I got two cream puffs because research. Here is the original cream puff: Look at all the creamy, gooey…

Celebrate National Doughnut Day!

Happy National Doughnut Day! Did you know that this day is rooted in the Salvation Army’s response to World War I? The women who delivered doughnuts to boost troop morale were called Doughnut Lassies. Isn’t that the coolest job title ever? There is SO MUCH happening with donuts in Boston today – here’s the rundown!…

Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer is Almost Here

I got the chance to meet with one of my favorite people last week: Carol Sneider, Founder and President of Bakes for Breast Cancer! Here are all the details for Boston, Rhode Island, and now the Cape and the Islands Bakes for Breast Cancer. Boston takes place May 2-8, Rhode Island takes place May 8-14,…

Nutella Pizza at MAST’ is as Good as it Sounds

I recently had the pleasure of eating at MAST’, a truly authentic Southern Italian restaurant located near Park Street. Everything required to make the most authentic Neapolitan pizza is imported from Italy, from the flour to the tomatoes to the hundred-year-old oven to the cooks themselves! One of the helpful waitstaff, Tessa, created this video…

Live Candy Cane Making Demo at Tuck’s Candy Shop

Last week I had the pleasure of checking out one of my favorite holiday traditions – the candy cane making demonstration at Tuck’s Candy Shop! Located about an hour’s drive north of Boston (and accessible by commuter rail with a short walk), Rockport is on the tip of Cape Ann, Massachusetts. ¬†You have likely seen…

Checking In

I wanted to post a brief update to those who may have noticed there have not been many posts lately. About a year ago, I had some unexpected changes that had some major ramifications for my career, significantly cutting down resources like time to check out dessert places and money to sample menus. I’m slowly…