Category Archives: Boston

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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Ball Square Cafe, Somerville MA

Tweet Ball Square Café Coffee Blueberry Scone Griddled Corn Muffin Whoopie Pie Pancakes Jelly Donut French Toast Coconut Macaroon French Toast Located along the main drag in Somerville, as ‘locals only’ a spot as one is likely to find in … Continue reading

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Sarma, Somerville MA

Tweet Sarma Warm Sesame Seed Pita and Olive Oil Beet gnocchi – yogurt soup, swiss chard, pistachio, mint butter Bluefish falafel – tahini, pickled peaches, basil Biscuits –jalapeño-whipped feta, smoked ham, honey Harissa bbq duck – carrot, orange blossom, almonds, … Continue reading

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Birch, Providence RI

Tweet Birch Tempura Asparagus with Black Garlic Kohlrabi – Marinated with Cherry Leaves and Lemon Balm with Apple and Crème Fraiche Celtuce – Grilled Sea Beans, Almond and Sunflower Seeds Raw Scallops – Turnip and Preserved Cherry Blossoms Beer and … Continue reading

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Bova’s Bakery, Boston MA

Tweet Bova’s Bakery Chocolate Rugelach, Almond Cookie, Champagne Cookie, Rainbow Cookie Sfogliatelle Lobster Tail Chocolate Chip Cannoli Florentine Cannoli Hailing from a city where traditional Italian bakeries are inexplicably absent, save for the heinously overpriced Carlo’s Bakery outpost from Celebrity … Continue reading

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Kane’s Donuts, Boston MA

Tweet Kane’s Donuts Honey Dip Cruller Oreo Snickers Apple Fritter Boston Cream Pie Ipswich Ale Blueberry Shandy A second location of the famous donut shop from nearby Saugus, Kane’s Donuts opened in Boston’s Financial District sometime in late Winter 2015, … Continue reading

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The Friendly Toast, Back Bay MA

Tweet The Friendly Toast Coffee Grilled Cornbread, Grilled Blueberry Muffin, Grilled Biscuit Lobster Benedict Coconut Chocolate Chip Pancakes Monte Cristo on Oatmeal French Toast with Strawberry Jalapeno Jam Planning to spend much of the day in Providence, though breakfast plans … Continue reading

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Yvonne’s, Boston MA

Tweet Yvonne’s Rose Thorn – Hendrick’s Combier Rose, Lemon, Mint, Pomegranate King Louie – Vodka, Coconut, Roasted Pineapple, Banana, Nutmeg White Lady – Tanqueray 10 Gin, Orange Liqueur, Lemon, Egg White Turkish Zucchini & Feta Fritters – Muhammara, Garlicky Walnuts, … Continue reading

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Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream, Cambridge MA

Tweet Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream Samples – Carrot Cake, Adzuki Bean, Khulfi Kahlua Burnt Sugar and Butter Almond Peanut Butter Chocolate Spending much of the afternoon rounding on Harvard Yard, a visit to the Glass Flowers at The Natural History … Continue reading

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Coppa, Boston MA

Tweet Coppa Bread Basket and Olive Oil Arancini di Scamorza e Pomodoro – Fried Risotto and Scamorza Balls, Spicy Tomato Sauce Passato di Carote – Roasted Carrot Hummus, Salsa Verde, Pickled Cipollini Onions Spaghetti Carbonara con Riccio di Mare – … Continue reading

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Toro, Boston MA

Tweet Toro Bread Basket Pan Con Tomate – Toasted Bread with Garlic, Tomato, Spanish Olive Oil, Sea Salt Datiles Con Jamon – Medjool Dates filled with Marcona Almonds and Valdeon Blue Cheese, wrapped in Jamon Serrano Jamon Blanco – Le … Continue reading

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Flour Bakery + Café on Washington St., Boston MA

Tweet Flour Bakery + Café Cold Brew Coffee Kouign Amann Blueberry Muffin Carrot Cake Boston Cream Pie Sticky Bun Bread Pudding Not as wowed as many by Flour Bakery + Café, a 2011 visit showing little more than the Almond … Continue reading

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Mike & Patty’s, Boston MA

Tweet Mike & Patty’s Fancy – Two Fried Eggs, Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Avocado, Red Onions, House Mayo on Toasted Iggy’s Multigrain Goldmine – Wild Clover Honey, Whipped Ricotta, Crispy Pancetta and a Soft Egg on Griddled Iggy’s Brioche Banana OG … Continue reading

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Stages at One Washington, Dover NH

Tweet Stages at One Washington Grain Crisp, Egg Yolk, Epazote Oxtail, King Trumpet Mushrooms, Egg Yolk, Purslane Peas, Smoked Crème Fraiche, Gold Beets, Basil, Cucumber Fettuccini, Lomo, Radish, Rhode Island Sqiud, Sorrel, Smoked Butter, Aged Gouda Tete de Cochon, Spigarello, … Continue reading

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Blackbird Doughnuts, Boston MA

Tweet Blackbird Doughnuts Monkey Bread The Blackbird – Vanilla Cake Strawberry Honey Raised Salted Toffee Raised Triple Chocolate Cake PB+J Bismarck Surprisingly finding Boston to be a bit resistant to the idea of fancy doughnuts, several locals and review sites … Continue reading

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Mike’s City Diner, Boston MA

Tweet Mike’s City Diner Coffee Grilled Blueberry Muffin Grilled Corn Muffin Turkey Hash Apple Walnut Pancakes French Toast A favorite of South Boston with “Huge Portions, Great Food,” Mike’s Diner has been pleasing the local populace for years with diner-style … Continue reading

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Santarpio’s Pizza, Boston MA

Tweet Santarpio’s Half Cheese and Half House Sausage and Garlic Established in 1903 as a bakery and turning out pizzas since the 30s Santarpio’s is truly iconic – a family owned East Boston operation now in its third generation serving … Continue reading

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Maria’s Pastry Shop, Boston MA

Tweet Maria’s Pastry Shop Ricotta Cannoli Lobster Tail Cream Baba Rum Cream Puff with Maraschino Liquor Custard Having been to Mike’s and Modern but told by some that Maria’s made the best cannoli in Boston I decided to find out … Continue reading

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North Street Grille, Boston MA

Tweet North Street Grille Nutella Banana Sliders Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Coffee Roll French Toast Crudité French Toast with Brie, Walnuts, Apples, Maple Syrup Cookie Dough Pancake Copious Refills Without a doubt one of those ‘places where the locals … Continue reading

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