Réception De L’art Avec Des Pâtisseries Gratuitement! (10/15)

Do you love watercolors? How about free pastry? Or even watercolors of pastry? If so then your inner francophile is in for a special treat! My friend (and fellow BC PhD student) Johanna Pabst paints beautiful watercolors of “food art, kitchen art, prints and necklaces featuring cupcakes, macaroons, candy, and other delicious stuff.” Here’s a link…

To All the Restaurants That I’ve Loved Before

On the eve of yet another move to yet another neighborhood in our fair city, I find myself reflecting back on all the favorite hangouts that are no longer, sadly, a short walk or short T ride away. Over the past 10 years I’ve (somewhat affordably) lived near Brighton Center, Packard’s Corner in Allson, Cleveland…

A Nice Place to Chill

It finally seems the frozen yogurt trend that has swept through New York City is making its way up to Boston. It’s about time we had fun, yummy, dare I say it healthier frozen yogurt spots with chic decor. Honestly I really can’t say what the delay was. One night after a long day at…

Suggestions for Food on the Run?

To say I’ve been on the run lately juggling, jobs, school, and life would be an understatement. Among other things, this begs the question of what to eat that is nutritious and available. By sheer volume (Urbanspoon Boston currently lists 180 greater Boston locations) Dunkin Donuts tends to get a lot of my last-minute-meal visits….

It’s Official – You Love Portuguese Sweet Bread

The most popular post on this blog, by far, is Portuguese Sweet Bread. Over 1/3 of recent traffic to the site was through this post. Thanks for stopping by! I’ll be sure to keep my eyes open for additional bakeries carrying Portuguese sweet bread loaves to review here. This may finally be the excuse I…

Portuguese Sweet Bread Has Arrived in Brighton

Daniel’s Bakery has finally reopened under new management! The even better news is that the new owner is still using the recipes that made Daniel’s one of my favorite stops in Boston. I went inside the other day, just to check it out, but this implies a level of self-control I do not possess when…

Athan’s in Brighton Center – Finally!

After a lengthy stay in Brookline’s Washington Square, Athan’s Bakery has finally opened an additional location right here in Brighton Center! Patrons of their Washington Square location will recall that while the decor and seating were very cozy, there was not enough room to sit for awhile and really unwind – until now. It’s great…