Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sofra

Sofra, located right on the border between Cambridge and Belmont, is the sister cafe to what is quite possibly my favorite Boston area restaurant, Oleana. The space evokes the feeling of a Middle Eastern cafe and shop, with copper tables … Continue reading

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Chilly Cow

As I mentioned in my donut recap, last week’s trip to Arlington was for the purpose of trying out some frozen custard. I had passed by Chilly Cow in Arlington Center at least a dozen times, but for some reason, up until … Continue reading

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Gail Ann Coffee Shop

This mini heat wave has been the perfect excuse to continue my ongoing search for ice cream/frozen desserts in the area. Earlier this week, Dan joined me to check out a certain frozen custard spot in Arlington (to be reported on later). I … Continue reading

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Harney & Sons Tea

Going to tea with my mom is something that had been on my list of things to do for about a year now. And while the formality and ceremony of afternoon tea is part of its appeal, it’s also the … Continue reading

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80 Thoreau

A couple of weeks ago, I enjoyed a lovely dinner at 80 Thoreau, a restaurant I’d been wanting to try ever since they opened last year. Its location in the charming town of Concord, MA was part of its appeal, as was … Continue reading

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DessertTruck Works

The DessertTruck is one of a growing number of food trucks that decided to follow up their success with a brick and mortar location (other examples include Clover, Big Gay Ice Cream Truck, and Treats Truck). The truck, which opened in 2007, … Continue reading

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Macaron Sweeterie

I can satisfy my craving for just about any sweet treat at multiple places in the Boston area, be it cupcakes, chocolate chip cookies, pie, brownies, ice cream. Overall though, options for macarons are slim. Until recently, I’d found only … Continue reading

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