Sweet Events: October 25-31, 2010

(Image by little blue hen) TONIGHT Halloween Cocktail Cupcake Happy Hour 5:00-7:00 p.m. Kickass Cupcakes, Davis Square, 378 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144info@kickasscupcakes.com617-628-CUPShttp://www.kickasscupcakes.com Free Tastings of Mini-Cupcakes with Cocktail-Inspired Flavors Special Halloween cupcake menu:– The Black Cat– Vampire’s Kiss Martini– The Zombie

Sweet Events: September 21-26, 2010

TONIGHT Port & Chocolate Tasting 6:30-8:30PM Finale, Coolidge Corner, (617) 232-3233http://www.finaledesserts.com/ Experience a variety of complementary flavors, aromas, and sensations as we pair our Port wine with a selection of our most popular chocolate offerings. Event hosted by local Port expert, Tim Murphy, and Finale’s Executive Pastry Chef Nicole Coady. SATURDAY What the Fluff? Fluff…

"Global Cookie Domination" Coming to Somerville

(Image courtesy of fluzo // CC 2.0) As described over at Boston.com: It took 123 years, but Lyndell’s Bakery of Somerville is finally on its way to global cookie domination. Last July, the shop took over a bakery in Boston’s North End; last month, owner Bill Galatis bought Carberry’s Cambridge and Malden locations. After Galatis repaints the…

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!!

New Offerings at When Pigs Fly

The owner of When Pigs Fly Bakery emailed me (!!) to let me know about some of their new breads. They have a new Gluten-free Cornmeal bread and a new Potato Bread. You can sample each of these new breads this weekend at the locations in Somerville and Brookline. Enjoy and let me know how…

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…

Fly to When Pigs Fly Bakery

Finally I made it up to Davis Square to check out the new When Pigs Fly bakery! I’d been looking forward to checking out the new bakery after I read about it in the Globe. They have a small space, essentially a walk-in, walk-out bakery. The bread is shipped in daily from Maine. There is…