Monthly Archives: May 2011

Portland Bakeries

Ideally, I wouldn’t start bakery hopping immediately after consuming donuts and fries and a milkshake, but Two Fat Cats Bakery is about five steps from Duckfat, and I was eager to check it out.  I loved the exterior, everything from the bright … Continue reading

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Aragosta

Last week I joined a group of bloggers for an evening on the waterfront terrace of Aragosta Bar + Bistro, one of the restaurants inside the Fairmont Battery Wharf hotel. I had never been to Battery Wharf, which is located past … Continue reading

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Area Four

I came across a tweet two days ago that made my ears perk up. It was regarding mini cinnamon buns at the very newly opened Area Four in the Technology Square section of Cambridge, right next to Kendall Square. Monday was its … Continue reading

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Duckfat

Duckfat, a Portland restaurant whose signature dish is Belgian fries made from Maine-grown potatoes fried in duck fat, has been on my radar for some time, but it wasn’t until my most recent visit that I finally tried it. We … Continue reading

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Tony’s Donuts

Last week, Dave and I drove up to Portland, ME. While researching places to check out, I came across a shop called Tony’s Donuts and this video about it. We pulled up to the unassuming shop around noon on a warm and … Continue reading

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American Provisions

Two weekends ago, I went to Lilac Sunday at Arnold Arboretum in JP. Arnold Arboretum is one of my favorite places in Boston, and it is even more stunning than it usually is when the lilacs are in bloom. Lilac Sunday … Continue reading

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Steve’s Ice Cream and Taza Chocolate

Last week, Taza Chocolate hosted a Welcome Back to Somerville party for Steve’s Ice Cream, a company that started out in Somerville in 1984. The more I learn about the Boston ice cream scene, the more convoluted it gets. The … Continue reading

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