Crepes for Dinner

So you might have guessed I’m pretty fantastic at using food to bribe myself to work on my dissertation. Tonight this path took me to one of my favorite spots in all of Boston, Trident Booksellers & Cafe.  Here are tonight’s specials: I took a photo of the menu because I’m not going to remember…

Robin’s Candy Shop, aka Willy Wonka for Adults

Not long ago while window shopping on Newbury Street, my friends and I were thrilled to randomly run across a new candy store called Robin’s Candy Shop. Their original location is in Great Barrington, MA.  The entrance Fun chairs for lounging outside Robin’s features “old-fashioned candies of yesteryear” and I’d say mission accomplished. Robin’s has…

Want Free Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream?

Image by I.Z. RELOADED : DAILY ONLINE REFRESHMENTS A little birdie sent me the schedule for the Ben & Jerry’s Boston Scoop Truck for Wednesday, July 28: Boston Common – 11:30am-12:30pm Faneuil Hall – 1:30 – 2:30pm Harvard Square – 4:00 – 5:00pm Enjoy the free sample of ice cream!

Sweet & Savory Summer Dining at Finale

Photo by Finale As posted on the Finale web site: This summer you can enjoy dinner for two at Finale for one sweet price.A sensational deal — offered for a limited time! Offer begins June 22. 2 Dinners + 2 Desserts = 1 Sweet Price ($29.99)

Cupcake Tea at the Ritz-Carlton

Photo by Ritz-Carlton Fun news folks! The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, will be starting their Cupcake Tea this weekend. From their web site: Saturdays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The surest sign of spring this year won’t be found in the flower beds of Boston Common, but rather, across the street at Cupcake Tea in The…

How Sweet Sweet Is

Have you had the pleasure of trying Sweet cupcakes yet? Very nice cupcakes! What is most distinctive about their cupcakes is that they are very light, have a subtle flavor, and yet are not underwhelming in taste. For those in the mood for a sweet treat or a break from the crowds on Newbury St.,…

A Perfect Slice of Chocolate Cake

Eating a bad slice of chocolate cake is still, in the end, enjoying a piece of chocolate cake. However, it is difficult to find a truly great piece of chocolate cake. While the home-baked variety is always a special treat, one would think that a dessert with only two major components, frosting and cake, would…