Category Archives: Vacation

Gelateria La Mela Verde, Venice IT

Tweet Gelateria La Mela Verde Hazelnut / Stracciatella / Pure Pistacchio / Biscotto Going one step further than even the best of its competitors by making everything including fresh cream on-site daily, La Mela Verde at Castello 4977 embraces Slow … Continue reading

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Gelatoteca Suso, Venice IT

Tweet SuSo Gelatoteca Cherry Panettone Gianduia and Pistachio Nougat / Pure Pistachio with Cherries / Fig and Walnut / Straciatella Located within eyeshot of Rosticceria Gislon and considered by many to be one of Venice’s best shops for Gelato Naturale, … Continue reading

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Rosticceria Gislon, Venice IT

Tweet Rosticceria Gislon Fried Mozzarella and Sardine Sandwich Beef Arancini Cheese and Tomato Cannelloni Fried Custard Located near Rialto Bridge and known by both the names Rosticceria Gislon as well as Rosticceria San Bartolomeo, the long and narrow space at … Continue reading

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Gelateria Ca’ D’Oro, Venice IT

Tweet Gelateria Ca’ D’Oro Organic Hazelnut / Stracciatella / Ricotta + Honey + Sesame Located at Str. Nova 4273b, just steps from the Ca D’Oro and its convenient Vaparetto stop, Gelateria Ca D’Oro is one of a handful of shops … Continue reading

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Acqua & Mais, Venice IT

Tweet Acqua & Mais Fried Shrimp and Squid Brandade and Fried Polenta Seafood Arancini A small food stall located near Pasticceria Rizzardini it was just past 11h00 when I doubled back to sample the Venetian Streetfoods of Acqua & Mais, … Continue reading

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Grancaffe Quadri, Venice IT

Tweet Gran Caffe Quadri Double Espresso on Ice Ricotta di Bufala Cake Pistachio Cream Croissant Apple Tartina Gianduia Muffin Located on St. Mark’s Square and featuring the work of Chef Massimiliano Alajmo whose cooking at Rubano’s Le Calandre earned him … Continue reading

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Pasticceria Rizzardini, Venice IT

Tweet Pasticceria Rizzardini Marzipan Cake Almond Cake Golosesso Chocolate Walnut Cookie Bufala Milk Ricotta Raisin Cake Custard Cornetto Apple Strudel Located on the very edge of the city’s commercial district, a route along the walking path from mainland to St. … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Grigoris, Mestre IT

Tweet Pizzeria Grigoris Grissini, Crostini, Bread Sticks 20 Month Monte Feltro Raw Ham Squizzato’s Farm Smoked Pork Cheek Warm Melitzanosalata with Sourdough Focaccia Bucatini with Sardines, Sundried Tomatoes Pumpkin Gnocchi with Zibello Bacon and Smoked Ricotta Cheese Margherita Extra DOP … Continue reading

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Sprungli Café ZRH, Zurich CH

Tweet Sprungli Café Zurich Airport Luxemburgerli – Strawberry Cheesecake, Champagne, Champagne Deluxe, Lemon, Bourbon Vanilla, Himbeer, Chocolate, Maracuja Chocolate, Caramel Fleur de Sel, Mocha, Hazelnut Almond Croissant Chocolate Truffle Cake Bourbon Vanilla Mille Feuille Amaretti Cookie – Almond Meringue, Kirsch … Continue reading

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Oleana, Cambridge MA

Tweet Oleana Breads and Olive Oil Beet Hummus, Sunflower Seeds, Urfa, Pea Greens Moussaka—Tahini, Fava Beans, Lamb and Fried Peas Vermont Quail Kebob, Baharat Spice, Barberries, Jasmine Rice and Pistachio Turkish-Style Profiteroles—Brown Butter Crème, Sesame Caramel, Cashew, Halva Orange Blossom … Continue reading

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Bondir, Cambridge MA

Tweet Bondir Lemonbalm Mead Whole Wheat Sourdough with Whipped Butter Heirloom Tomatoes – Riice Milk, Raspberry, Pea Shoots, Sesame Seeds Charred Courgettes – Pistachio, Gremolata, Blueberry Diver Scallop Crudo – New Potato, Salsa Verde, Bee Pollen Massachusets Striped Bass – … Continue reading

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Area Four, Cambridge MA

Tweet Area Four Cold Brew Coffee Margherita Pizza Almond Croissant Florentine Bar and Blueberry Corn Muffin A two-restaurants-in-one space on the Campus of MIT, Area Four has been a Technology Square favorite ever since opening its doors, and with a … Continue reading

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Alden & Harlow, Cambridge MA

Tweet Alden & Harlow Gracenote Coffee Roasters Coffee Pickled Corn Pancakes – Strawberries, Buttermilk, Crema, Mint Cinnamon Roll with Maple Icing Black & Blueberry Buckle with Crème Fraiche Croissant Pain Perdu – Cherry Preserves, White Chocolate, Almond Butter Hickory Smoked … Continue reading

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Iggy’s Bread of the World, Cambridge MA

Tweet Iggy’s Bread of The World Mini Almond Croissant Mini Chocolate Croissant Mini Morning Bun Blueberry Bread Pudding Pecan Crescent Apricot Glazed Sugar Brioche with Chocolate Chips and Dried Cherries Still something of a secret in Boston, the makers of … Continue reading

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Union Square Donuts, Somerville MA

Tweet Union Square Donuts Creamsicle Strawberry Sea-Salted Bourbon Caramel Boston Cream Cinnamon Sugar Maine Blueberry Brown Butter Hazelnut Crunch Another heralded spot in the suburb of Somerville, Union Square Donuts has long been considered the Boston Metro’s preeminent distributor of … Continue reading

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Menton, Boston MA

Tweet Menton Pineapple Ginger Cooler “Summer Basket” and Orange-Olive Grissini MENTON BUTTER SOUP – shellfish, caviar, honey Warm Croissant – Single Cow Butter and Sea Salt ARTICHOKE – smoked sturgeon, potato en croûte, chicharrón Sesame-Miso Bread, Beer Pretzel, Baguette, Whole … Continue reading

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The Gallows, Boston MA

Tweet The Gallows Biscuit Basket – Black Pepper Maple Butter Scotch Egg – Crispy Pork Sausage, Soft Cooked Egg Pork Muffin – Jalapeno Pepper Jelly, Guacamole, Pickled Red Onion The Tots – Crispy Turnips, Cheddar, Grilled Lemon-Truffle Aioli Simple Poutine … Continue reading

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Clear Flour Bread, Brookline MA

Tweet Clear Flour Bread Cherry Gateau Basque Soft Molasses Spice Cookie Trail Mix Cookie Raspberry Financier Shortcake Biscuit A longstanding community staple in Brookline, the robust Breads and rustic Pastries each widely cited as some of Beantown’s best, Clear Flour … Continue reading

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Sweet Cheeks, Boston MA

Tweet Sweet Cheeks Iced Tea Pimento Cheese – Sleeve of Ritz Biscuits – Honey Butter Prime Beef Brisket on a Bulkie Roll with Potato Salad Lunch Cheeks Tray – Pulled Pork, One Rib, Pulled Chicken, Mac n’ Cheese Banana Pudding … Continue reading

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Lyndell’s Bakery, Somerville MA

Tweet Lyndell’s Bakery Whoopie Pie Almond Buttercream Cookie Almond Cannoli Rasperry Jelly Donut Boston Cream Pie Black & White Half-Moon Vanilla Custard Éclair Located just down the block from Ball Square Café and family owned and operated since 1887, Lyndell’s … Continue reading

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