Category Archives: Food Trucks

Shop for a Sweet Cause!

We live in a world where shopping can be done by a click of a few buttons on our computers, smart phones and tablets for anything in the world we can possible desire. Shopping has taken on a whole new meaning where you don’t have to leave your house!
 
While you are spending your time searching your favorite sites for the latest in styles look at our website. We run dessert -oriented events to benefit breast cancer research. Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer is an annual event that takes place each year the week of Mother’s Day where over 350 restaurants, …

 

NY Eats

Last Friday, I visited the Big Apple for a day trip. The options for good eats in NYC are endless – so many, that it would probably take me years to blog about all the delicious restaurants, bakeries, food trucks that I’ve tried and would like to try. For today’s post, I’ll share with you some of my favorite dessert stops in the concrete jungle. No cronut visit, unfortunately.

 
 
My favorite place to get the best red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting is Two Little Red Hens bakery on the Upper East Side. Yes, I truly think their red velvet reigns supreme …

 

June Food Festivals

One of the best things about summer is the sheer amount of outdoor activities. And one of my favorite things to do is check out food festivals when I have a chance. Food festivals/events are a good way to sample different foods, whether they celebrate a specific culture, a charity, or are just a fun way to bring people together. As we start off the month of June, here are some food festivals happening in and around Boston (titles link to official/ticket sites):
SoWa Open Market: This isn’t strictly a food festival and has three different locations covering three blocks. The …

 

335 in 113 in 2013!

Boston is in the process of healing. It will take time.  Strong and united Boston stands.  Listening to Stephen Colbert talk about Boston and who we are, humorous but true! Hearing the national anthem being sung at the Bruin game last night shows our unity and spirit.  
The victims and their families are always in our thoughts.  It is still unimaginable but the strength of the community will unite everyone.  We will be dealing with this for a long time to come.  Next year, the Boston Marathon will be bigger and better than ever. 
Fundraisers have begun to help and of …

 

Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer 2013 Update!

We have been busy working hard on Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer 2013! The dates are set! May 6-12th! The restaurants, bakeries, supermarkets, online bakeries, ice cream and chocolate shops are signing up!
So far we have 156 participants signed up and others we are waiting to register! We are working hard to get more participants than we did last year! Hopefully we will beat what we did last year!
So far we have 14 participating in our 50% Club. These establishments will be offering every dessert on their dessert menu and donating 50% of the sales for the week of Boston …

 

Boston’s 20 Most Iconic Dishes

Eater Boston (local restaurant blog) recently announced Boston’s 20 Most Iconic Dishes. What I love about this list is that you won’t find typical Boston foods (i.e. baked beans, clam chowder). Instead, Eater carefully selected dishes that are both delicious and unique to Boston’s current food scene. I have already crossed off seven items from the list, and plan to try the remaining dishes within the next year. Here are my reviews of what I’ve tried so far.

#9 Neptune Oyster‘s Maine Lobster Roll
There are two options: served hot with butter, or cold with mayo. I’ve only tackled the hot version and …

 

More Pancakes, Please!

chocolate chip pancakes from recipegirl.com
Chocolate chip pancakes were always my breakfast of choice when I was a kid. The thought of light and fluffy pancakes with sweet chocolate and warm syrup makes my mouth water. Any flavor pancakes, from banana to blueberry to lemon-ricotta, are a delicious breakfast treat.
But when I eventually roll out of bed on Saturday morning, pancakes often seem like a hassle to prepare. So instead of letting the laziness take over and reaching for the cereal box, this little gadget will solve any pancake problems you might have.
pancake dispenser from chefscatalog.com
The Stainless Steel Pancake Dispenser with …

 

Checking out the Desserts for Boston Bakes so are we!

Time flies!  One day I think I have all the time in the world and the next minute Boston Bakes will start its 12th event in 11 days!  We have over 270 participants in over 100 communities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts!  We have surpassed the number of participants and the number of communities we are in since Boston Bakes 2010!  We are busy updating our photo gallery and finding out all the dessert details from our participants!  The desserts we are seeing are outstanding!
A big welcome back to all those who have participated in the past and a welcome …

 

Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer, how the weeks fly by!

 
March is already here, the stores are starting to show patio furniture and bathing suits while the snow slowly disappears from my yard.  This is the last month we will be able to take participants for Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer 2011!
So if you are a restaurant, bakery, café or chocolate shop in Massachusetts please sign up today or tomorrow!  The more we have the more we will be able to raise for breast cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  It is a team effort that makes us a success each year and we would like more team members to …

 

This week, Boston Bakes passed the 200 mark!

What a week in Boston Bakes!  Working on so many projects at once and can’t wait for them to all come together.  But some must remain a secret in the meantime. Many wonderful people have been working to make this happen and when I can share it with you I will.  It is so exciting to be working with many talented people who continue to offer so much of their time and expertise to make this possible for us.  Once I am able to share it, I will introduce you to the people behind my secrets!

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