Don’t Smush Your Custard

So this is my second visit to Shake Shack. The first time I was here, I was super excited to try the frozen custard desserts in addition to the burgers. In Shake Shack terms, this means ordering something called a Concrete, “dense frozen custard ice cream blended at high speed with mix-ins.” I had tried…

The Pre-Birthday Cupcake

A coworker brought this cupcake in from Rosie’s Bakery because my birthday is on Friday.┬áIsn’t it beautiful? While I’m not-so-patiently waiting to have my dissertation defense date set, I am excited about being able to give this blog the attention it deserves again. I’ve got plans to update the site, try to include updates from…

It’s Beginning to Taste a Lot Like Autumn

If you find yourself near Peet’s Coffee anytime soon, you lucky Brooklinite or Newtonite, I highly recommend picking up a bag of their seasonal goodies. In particular I am in love with their new Pumpkin Spice Caramel candies: At first they seem like they will be hard candies but in fact are not. I was…

Finagle A Cookie

As you can see for yourself, this is one awesome-looking chocolate chip cookie! What was most impressive was that this was one of those pre-packaged cookies sitting by the cash register. What was most surprising was that it was at none other than Finagle A Bagel, previously mentioned on this blog for having such wonderful,…