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Boston: Temazcal Cantina


Location: 250 Northern Avenue Boston, MA http://www.temazcalcantina.com We went to Temazcal to celebrate my BIL’s birthday. It was one of those early Fall September days, so the rain was coming down, and it was a Friday so we did get caught in rush-hour traffic. On top of this, a few things to note: Temazcal doesn’t … Continue reading

Boston: Curly Cakes


Location: 81 Charles Street, Boston MA 02114 http://www.izzyscurlycakes.com photography by photohogger My girlfriends were visiting from Toronto this past weekend.  As we toured around Boston and wandered towards Boston Common on Charles St. we came across Curly Cakes.  I’d been past it before and have always wanted to visit. We did. Gorgeous Little Shop. Gorgeous … Continue reading

Cambridge, MA: Royal Pastry Shop


Location: 738 Cambridge St., East Cambridge, MA Having just moved to Boston, one of our explorations took us to the Royal Pastry Shop on Cambridge Street.  We chose a very simple chocolate cupcake. It was divine.  Open since 1941, there are now two other locations feeding locals delicious American and Italian pastries.  I’m looking forward to being … Continue reading

TRAVEL: Boston: Mike’s Pastry


Location: 300 Hanover Street Boston, MA http://www.mikespastry.com Is it touristy? Yes.  The woman behind the counter insisted that we take a plastic “Mike’s Pastry” bag for our box even though we had a bag we were going to put it into.  Nothing like advertising by carrying their logo, right? Is it ridiculously crowded, ALL THE … Continue reading

TRAVEL: Boston: Tory Row


Location: 3 Brattle Street Cambridge, MA http://www.toryrow.us YOU GUYS, I’VE FOUND MY FAVOURITE FRENCH TOAST! It’s at Tory Row, in Cambridge, Massachussettes! At first I was a little dismayed by it’s small portion size, making sharing all the more difficult. But with the blueberry jam and the New England maple syrup, and for only $7, … Continue reading