Bakesale for Japan – How Food Businesses Can Get Involved

Bakesale for Japan What a fantastic idea – please help spread the word! The following is reposted from:Bakesale for Japan – How Food Businesses Can Get Involved! If you’re a food business or would like to contact one on behalf of the Bakesale, here’s some information on how to help! Donating food/baked goods to sell:…

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…

Fiore’s Bakery to Become New and Improved

It seems that Fiore’s Bakery is joining the remodeling boom, what with Java Jo’s recently reflooring and the First Baptist Church reopening in their new space, that has hit Jamaica Plain recently. As first posted in the Jamaica Plain Gazette: Fiore’s set to ‘relaunch’ on March 13 SOUTH ST.—Fiore’s Bakery is sprouting a new look,…

Sweet Christopher’s No Longer Sweet?

I haven’t been over there in awhile, apparently too long, and it seems that Sweet Christopher’s may have transfered ownership and/or is now closed: Thanks for Supporting Sweet Christopher’s Sweet Christopher’s Closed? Anyone have any additional information?

Java Jo’s Profiled in Globe Article

See why I love this place? It costs less than $5 for their Sophisticated Sausage, an amazing masterpiece of a sandwich with egg, cheese, sausage, and roasted red peppers on a wheat bagel, and a large iced Pumpkin Spice coffee. Yes we can treat ourselves for less than $5! Small Shop Perks

Java Jo’s, My New Favorite Cafe

Java Jo’s in Jamaica Plain reminds me of the sort of laid-back, relaxed coffee house that used to exist before there was a Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts on every corner. I almost don’t want to blog about them so they don’t get overrun with people and spoil the atmosphere, but the baked goods, coffees, lunch…