Lulu’s Gone?

ED Update, as tweeted by Ashley Parker:Its essentially the same concept (cookies, cupcakes and other baked goods), but different owners. While walking in the North End this weekend, taking my family from out of town for their mandatory Mike’s Pastry run, I noticed that Lulu’s Bake Shoppe was gone. Their old web site is no…

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…

Sweet Cupcakes Coming to Harvard Square

(Photo by Eric Levin/Eleven Studios) Coming in late April! From this article on Boston.com: Is Harvard Square ready for the Organic Karat and the Red Velvet? Those are among the menu items that will be available at Sweet Cupcakes, a self-described “cupcake boutique” that is scheduled to open at Zero Brattle Street in late April,…

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.,…

Cupcake Eye Candy

While I don’t have Martha’s perfectionism, I’m certainly willing to try and make some of these yummy cupcakes. Especially the peanut butter & jelly cupcake! Sweet Indulgences

Inauguration Goodies Round-Up

Get ’em while they’re hot!! Dancing Deer Baking Co.: Chewy, Limited Edition Inaugural Cookie Gift SetPreview: Kickass Cupcakes: Peace, Hope, Change, and Cupcakes Eleni’s NYC: Election Center TreatsNote: I got the Obama cookies for Election night and they were amazing! Harvard Sweet Boutique: Inauguration/Political Cookies First Family Inauguration Cookies are here! Obamalicious! Delicious DC: DC…

Cocktail Cupcake Happy Hours at Kickass Cupcakes

This sounds like so much fun! Kickass Cupcakes in Davis Square is hosting Cocktail Cupcake Happy Hours tonight and tomorrow night from 5-7pm where you can enjoy FREE tastings of mini cupcakes inspired by cocktails. Enjoy!!

Just Say No…to Bake Sales?

Some thoughts on reading this article in the New York Times, Bake sales fall victim to push for healthier foods. Perhaps my readers in California can give me some perspective, but I’m failing to see how an all-out ban on bake sales in schools is considered progress. Teaching about nutrition, healthy habits, exercise, etc. seem…

A Photo Tour of Renovated River St. Whole Foods

I guess it had been awhile since I visited the River St. Whole Foods. Not long ago I went there hoping for some Blue Ribbon BBQ but the entire place was renovated! Alas, one can no longer find Blue Ribbon BBQ there which makes me sad because it was a lot closer than other locations….

Kickass Cupcakes are, Indeed, Kickass

Not long ago I travelled up to Davis Square to check out Kickass Cupcakes: Unfortunately I neglected to write down my thoughts on the cupcakes themselves so I had to make a return trip, which, upon reflection, is not really so unfortunate after all. Here is the loot from my first trip. In the lower…